1. A mat-forming, evergreen shrub (Vaccinium macrocarpum) of eastern North America, having pink flowers and tart, red, edible berries.
2. The berries of this plant, used in sauces, jellies, relishes, and beverages.
1. A small, single-storied house, especially in the country.
2. A small vacation house.
cran·ber·ry cot·tage
1. A tiny house in the woods in the north of Holland.
2. Peace, quiet, paradise.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

A short break at De Rieke Smit

Just over the border in Germany is a small village called Wilsum with a gem of a B&B called De Rieke Smit. We stayed here for a couple of days while away for my birthday. 

This historic farmhouse has been restored with great attention to detail. 

We were warmly welcomed by Jolanda en Rob. The rooms are very comfortable. It is such a pretty and quiet area. We enjoyed an evening of good food and conversation with them having booked Table d'Hôte.

I particularly enjoyed hearing a little about the history of the house. Jolanda showed me the old photos that are now a permanent part of the house. 

This was a perfect place for a short break!


  1. What amazing floor tiles. At first glance I thought it was a quilt!

  2. Hoi, ik had er natuurlijk al over gehoord, maar het ziet er toch weer leuker uit!!!!
    Groetjes Silvia.

  3. Heerlijk om er even een aantal dagen uit te zijn. Zo te zien op een erg mooie locatie. Groetjes,

  4. We skyped while you were there so I know it was nice. It looks very pretty and relaxing too. Hope the food was good too.
    Love you, Mom


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