The one with the second part to Grocery Shopping, Dutch Style … Enter the toddlers

Way back in 2012 I wrote about my adventures grocery shopping (If you’re interested, it’s here). 3 years, and 2 kids later – I thought I’d update.

Fundamentally, the process hasn’t changed. It’s still a game of tetris, it’s still to each their own and may the best shopper win.  That part will forever stay the same. I’ve learned that Hamstereen is like a suicide mission – head down, and head straight for the products you need.  Don’t look anyone in the eye and don’t forget to sharpen your elbows … Continue reading The one with the second part to Grocery Shopping, Dutch Style … Enter the toddlers

The one with the retraction about my comments on carrots.

It appears that in the world, there are some people who take carrots just a little too seriously.  So I feel the need to dedicate a post on my blog to apologise about the World Carrot Museum, who, in their own words, declared my statement about the Dutch cultivating orange carrots due to politics and fashion ‘utter nonsense.’.  Continue reading The one with the retraction about my comments on carrots.

The one where I got interviewed …

.. by DutchNews.nl.  

This was loads of fun to do – especially as I got to write more about myself rather than twin wrangling/random rare conditions/parenthood/etc.

Although the title about carrots … seriously, I’m going to get some crap about that one! Haha.

Without further ado – this is the link to the article.

The one where I go a bit ranty …

Everyone’s now seen that amazing post by Uncanny Annie – if you missed it – here’s the picture on Instagram.

My opinion? Thanks Annie for doing something that I have only ever dreamed of doing – and congrats on going viral! You madam, are awesome.   As an Aussie mum of twins in the Netherlands – I salute you! Continue reading The one where I go a bit ranty …