First Impressions: Britax B-Agile (plus review!)

I was going through our old hard drive and I found a video of us putting together our Britax B-Agile stroller. I thought it might help some fellow mothers out there who are considering this (awesome) stroller! Note, this was even before Ittybot was born!

We got the infant carseat that sits right on top of the stroller and let me tell you, the duo is a BEAST. While the carseat for the stroller is quite on the heavy side, we loved how they fit together and it made our lives so much easier.

Fast forward 2+ years and we still love this thing! It has been dragged to numerous countries (and we know how strollers are taken care of in baggage) and it is still holding strong! I realize that there are new strollers out there that unfold themselves and probably can serve you an espresso but we feel like the Britax B-agile is the best bang for the buck. We received a 20% off coupon from “Buy Buy Baby” but we realized that it was STILL cheaper on amazon. Remember to do your research! Most stores will price match with Amazon these days!

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Foodie Friday! : Van Buuren

One of my favorite restaurants in Leiden, Netherlands is “Van Buuren”. Fun fact: the restaurant is owned by the famous DJ Armin Van Buuren who hails from Leiden.

We decided on Van Buuren as the dinner location for our ladies night because I was craving some steak.

While the steak is on the smaller side in American standards, it comes with an AMAZING herb salad on top and potatoes on the side. Can’t forget the chimichurri sauce. YUM. The dish will run you 19.75 which I think is a little steep but not so bad if you treat yourself once in a while.

listed on the menu as: STEAK-SUKADE-USA-180 GRAM -  With chimicurri & a Herbsalad
listed on the menu as: STEAK-SUKADE-USA-180 GRAM –
With chimicurri & a Herbsalad

For dessert, I always get the tiramisu because it is one of my all time favorite desserts. I was so excited that they have plated it differently and it is ADORABLE. I was a little bummed that the jar wasn’t for keeps 😦

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Obviously, I would recommend this restaurant to others because we find ourselves going back again and again. However, if you are looking for a larger, fattier steak, this place probably won’t satisfy your hunger.

Bonus: On Sundays, they have a 13 euro house steak special!

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Organize yourself!

Some days I wake up and I just feel like there is so much to do. Which sometimes only overwhelms me and deters me from getting anything done at all!

A couple months ago, I decided to make a valid effort to organize my daily and weekly routine. To help me, I made a checklist to keep above my desk. Trust me, it didn’t magically work overnight but I am making great strides to making this routine work. Some areas could use extra work and attention but progress makes perfect.

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I’ll briefly explain my (pretty obvious) checklist. I organized chores for each day and some chores I do on a daily basis like vacuuming the rug and sweeping the floors. The daily fitness area sometimes intertwine with the fitness bracket so I don’t over exert my muscles. The fitness bracket is just how many days/times I want to do a certain muscle group or class. I find this bracket the easiest to knock out, surprisingly.  The most important part of my checklist is the “hydrate” section. I am TERRIBLE at remembering to drink water. This has helped me SO much. It feels good to cross off a glass, as ridiculous as that sounds.

I struggle the most with my web project section. I’ve been swamped with sessions and other projects that I haven’t been diligent about staying on schedule. I am working towards mastering that column!

I highly recommend trying this method out since it has helped me out so much! I’d love to see yours too – it may inspire me to add a couple more items 😀

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