Table search

One would think the process of buying all new furniture would prove to be easy. Or maybe you’ve done this before and you know better. But there will always be a struggle between price point and what you need/want. Over the weekend we went to a small village near Utrecht to view and purchase a…

House hunting Amsterdam – the house

We had been stalking a housing website called Funda for 3 weeks. Each morning we received alerts of new property listings. On a Thursday morning a house came up that looked promising. Almost too promising. My coworker also saw the listing and sent me a quick text with the link. I was in line for…

House hunting Amsterdam year 2

The end of our one year lease on the apartment is fast approaching. We decided that we wanted to look for a new place for a couple of reasons. -we really want two bedrooms. Not because we are having a baby (as most Amsterdammers believed including the sandwich shop guy, the bartender below our house,…

It’s been one year

It’s been one year since we moved to Amsterdam. We have experienced and grown so much in the past 12 months. I can’t express my gratitude and awe of how perfect this city has been for me personally, professionally, for our marriage, faith, relationships…we are continually blessed. I just want to put it out there…