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weekend in 3 (#20)

This week is my very first week of my master program, which means that this past weekend was my last week of vacation (which, yes, I admit, lasted about 9 months!) It was a busy weekend: baking with a friend of mine from high school (Self-frosting Nutella Cupcakes, anyone?), cooking fabulous dinners on surprisingly warm September evenings (this is a Donna Hay recipe of oven-roasted cherry tomatoes and garlic bread served with mozzarella and a basil-dill-olive oil-vinegar dressing)…

… packing, cleaning, organizing, making 2 trips to IKEA, moving into my room in Amsterdam on Sunday…

And a lovely potluck dinner on Sunday night at one of my friends’ house in Amsterdam…

Now it’s Monday morning and I need to get a move on, classes start Wednesday for me! My sister and two of her friends will be staying with my brother and I at the apartment in Amsterdam for 2 nights at the end of the week and I can’t wait to show them around. I’ve been looking up events/things to do already… stay tuned for Wednesday’s Amsterdam Insights!

Oh and a year ago, on September 3rd and 4th, I was exploring the streets of Montreal and posted about Montreal and bicycles, painted footprints, pink accents, The Illuminated Crowd, menacing clouds overhead and McGill University‘s initiatives to “go green.” Oh Montreal…