Monday, June 5, 2017

Thankful lists: Random days in May

1. I received precious Mother's day gifts from the boys. Jason wrote down something about me that made me cried. Happy cried.  Thankful for that.

2. A gift from Jason.  I gave him 5 Euro for him to buy something he want. He went to Den haag for school trip. He bought me this cute bear instead of buy something for himself
A gift from Jason.  I gave him 5 Euro for him to buy something he want. He went to Den haag for school trip. He bought me this cute bear instead of buy something for himself

3. Blessed sell for Mother's day gifts on my stores. Really thankful for that because I work SO hard every single days.


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Inexpensive Family Vacation Ideas

Although it can be tough finding unique and inexpensive places to take your kids for vacation, it's not completely impossible. In fact, there are plenty of relaxing places that are often overlooked or forgotten about by people who wind up taking their kids to the same tourist traps as every other family. If you want to avoid that fate for your kids this year, then read on, as we'll take a look at some of the best and least expensive family vacation ideas currently available. 

Local Vacation

It may seem like cheating, but once you start looking at interesting places in your area, you might be surprised at what you find. National parks, museums, and aquariums are all great places to take the family for a day, and can wind up providing a better experience than vacations that cost twice as much. If your family is resistant to mixing education and relaxation, then try to find other common activities for the whole family to enjoy as a reward, such as going to the movies. 

Find a Trusted Resort

Some lesser known resorts can actually offer better deals than their more famous counterparts. For instance, Singer Island Resort and Spa offers its guests a competitive rate for each night, as well as a host of activities that the whole family can take part in. If you're trying to take your family somewhere special, but are on a somewhat limited budget, then finding an inexpensive resort could be the answer you're looking for.

Working on a Ranch

As counter-intuitive as it sounds, working on a ranch with the family can actually be a great vacation idea. Since you lower the cost of the vacation by helping to earn your keep, working on a ranch can turn out to be an amazing opportunity for a family that doesn't typically experience that lifestyle. If you've never had any exposure to the ranch lifestyle before, don't worry. You'll quickly find that it's not as intimidating as it sounds, and it can even be as relaxing in some cases as a nice stay at the beach.

Regardless of where you take your family for vacation, it's important to remember that your happiness shouldn't be tied to where you go, or what you're doing, but rather to the company you keep. As long as you and your family are together, then your vacation is sure to be a great one that will be remembered for a very long time.


Sunday, April 23, 2017

Thankful lists: Random days in April 2017

1. My hubby and I went to the Keukenhof (the most beautiful spring garden in the world) without the boys. We took lots of beautiful flowers and can't waiting to be edit for my store.

2. I went to Hyacinth fields and took few photos. This is my first time since I live in here that I took photos at hyacinth field. Mostly I went to tulips field but not this year. This year, there are lots of hyacinth field at our village. 
Hyacinth field

3. I learn something new. I learn how to turn photo into painting via Photoshop Elements. I am SO excited that I can finally make "painting" of my photo. I still need learn lots but so far, I am happy  with the result.  If you interest to see, feel free to check on my instagram account


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Matthew's development

Time went by too fast. Only a few days left, then he will be 5 years and 9 months. 

This happened around two weeks ago.

1. He told us that he went on the slide at school. The slide at his school is little bit high and has a curling curve.

2. At swimming course, he was allowed to go to pool 4. He is more confident with swimming. 

3. He's attending group 2 of his school, the teacher found out he is able to read and understand what he reads at the level of mid group 4.

Helderse Vallei


Friday, March 10, 2017

How to Choose the Best Gift for Father's Day

Father's Day is the third Sunday in June, and it serves as an opportunity to thank and honor our fathers for all that they do. Traditionally, we thank our fathers by hosting barbecues, going on picnics, or going out to eat. We also usually give fathers a card that expresses our sentiment and a gift that is appropriate for the day. In the old days, people often gave their father a new tie, which he could wear to the office or at special events. Now, however, that's gone out of style. Instead, choose a father's day gift that speaks to your dad.

First of all, ask yourself what you dad likes to do. Buy him a gift that matches his hobbies and interests so that you'll know he'll actually enjoy it. For example, if he loves collecting firearms, get him some new gun cleaning supplies from a company like Militaria Press. He'll appreciate the gesture and the fact that it will show you know about him and what he cares about. This is much better than a meaningless mug or plaque that says something cliched about Father's Day.

Alternatively, consider buying your father tickets to an event or other experience that you can share together. Studies show that people are actually more satisfied after received experiential gifts than they are when they get objects, even if the objects cost more money. By spending time together, you'll also get a valuable opportunity to bond with your dad and make real memories together. This experience is more valuable than any trinket you may be able to buy for them at a store. Choose tickets to a game or concert, or look into something really wild like white water rafting or kayaking. 

Finally, make sure that you take the time to write a note or speak face-to-face with your dad about your true feelings. No gift or even experience can be as meaningful as a heartfelt talk with your father. When you take the time to thank him for all that he's done, it will stay with him for the rest of his life. An honest sentiment is much more powerful than any object. If talking is difficult, just put a sincere message in the card that you choose for him.

Take time this Father's Day to truly thank your dad. He'll appreciate it.

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