Sinterklaas will be dropping by our house next Thursday night, providing that everyone has behaved themselves. This afternoon we are attending a special visit by Sinterklaas at Tilburg University, and of course, there are constant reminders that the day is coming. In short, you can expect to see some Sinterklaas related posts in the next few days. And if you have no idea what I'm talking about or who this fellow is, you can read up on our experiences last year with Sinterklaas here and here.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in America, but our feasting is postponed until Sunday when we get together with some friends to celebrate the holiday. I'm looking forward to some bread stuffing and, in lieu of turkey, trying goose for the first time! I'll share some insights into our Expat Thanksgiving next week.
I know I said I was going to get my Food in Dutch series up at the end of November, but I managed to forget about Thanksgiving when I first said that. So, officially, the first post in the Food in Dutch series will go live on Tuesday 3 December. Really, I promise. There's a date involved now, so I'm sticking to it. The series will be a total of 6 posts with information about the dish, the recipe and method, and how it turned out. And you can decide whether or not you want to include the dish into your Christmas or New Year's menu.
In the mean time, we're trying to stay rested during the excitement of the next week. We've had a cough we just can't get rid of, so we're trying to stay relaxed while we can. The cats are doing a pretty good job of this, and I'm a little jealous of their ability to fall asleep anywhere.
Do you have big plans for this week? Are you making an American Expat Thanksgiving or gearing up for Sinterklaas?