A Shopping Weekend

In the age old, grand tradition of Giftmas, we spent the weekend shopping. After searching fruitlessly for gifts we stopped off in the Bazaar for a bite to eat.

Photobucket

Before heading to Duikelmans for some baking supplies. It’s a pain when what I have brought with me doesn’t fit in my makeshift oven! *pouts*

Photobucket

But I have no trouble finding everything I need,

Photobucket

and a few things I can convince myself I need, in here!

Photobucket

The lights are hung in all the streets, and Amsterdam is becoming fairy town. This bodes well for the opening of the Festival on Lights on Thursday night which I hope to go to!

Photobucket

Conveniently for the lights, darkness is complete by 5pm here, and we’re not yet at solstice!

Photobucket

The pastry shops and confectioners are wringing out everything they can get from the last few weeks of Sinterklaas.

Photobucket

And the local equivalent of Bunnings is about to take a chunk out of my wallet!

Photobucket

How are your end of year preparations coming along?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s