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WHY GEZELLIG?

The Dutch have a special word to describe “cosiness”, “comfort”, but it’s also something that goes a little beyond that. “Gezellig”. Pronounced correctly, it kinda sounds like you’re clearing your throat, but this blog explores its meaning by documenting experiences that make life richer and deeper; through food, family, and the making of a home.

Merry Ole Stratford

by amanda on July 23, 2014

It’s so cliche to explain that the total lack of posting lately is because my life is so busy, blah, blah, blah, so I just won’t do it. Instead I’ll put down a post about a trip that I actually took back in June and pretend like it’s no big deal that I’m writing about it like, one month later…

My brother-in-law’s girlfriend works in Stratford, Ontario. So my mother-in-law asked if I’d like to join her for a day trip so we could meet up with her for lunch. Turned out she picked the perfect day. The weather was gorgeous. I’ve been to Stratford a handful of times, mainly to attend the festival, but it was great this time to just soak up the sun and the town.
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We stopped in at Ten Thousand Villages, a great little florist, had a wonderful coffee and lunch, and generally enjoyed the day! Feel pretty lucky when I am able to get away like this…
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Holla!

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