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What to Wear When Traveling

One of my Top Three posts last year was Packing a Carry On for International Travel {it’s also one of my most pinned posts on Pinterest!}.  I’ve received many follow-up questions asking me what I wear on long international flights, … Continue reading

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The Year I Completely Blew Off Hanukkah

And there’s no making up for it since the Miracle that was Thanksgivukkah won’t happen again for almost 8,000 years. Talk about blowing it as a blogger. But I just wasn’t feeling it this year. The whole Expat-Thanksgiving-lack of family-hard … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses

Boy, do I got ‘em. The return to Real Life and the start of the school year has pretty much kicked my butt. Because the dining room table has been covered in my piles of projects, we’ve eaten almost every … Continue reading

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GoodReads and an Update

I love to read. I love that I have a family of readers. There are, however, a few problems in my world of reading: 1) I am prone to ‘losing myself’ in a book and either ignore all other responsibilities … Continue reading

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I Almost Didn’t Come Back

You haven’t heard from me for a while because we went away on vacation to Bali, Indonesia.  I seriously considered not coming back.  It’s just that lovely there.  But the whole work, school and not enough clean underwear thing, convinced … Continue reading

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It’s Baaaack!

When I wrote this post about packing my carry-on for long flights, so many of you wrote in to ask me about my orange tote bag. At the time, it was out of stock at LL Bean, but it’s back! … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

I’ve been talking a lot lately about this trip across the Pacific we’re taking to head back to the States and it’s finally here! We packed up our suitcases… {in the interest of full disclosure, this was only about half … Continue reading

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Packing a Carry-On for International Flights

I’m what they call a wee bit Type A. {my real life friends are doubled over with laughter right now} I make lists.  And sometimes even lists of my lists.  I like to be organized and am generally happier when … Continue reading

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And We’re Off! {Not So Much, it Turns Out}

I’ve been writing this post in my head for days.  Funny how things don’t always turn out the way you plan. First, I’d start out with a picture of The Cuties in front of the stretch limo we surprised them … Continue reading

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A Quick Jaunt to the Other Side of the World & Back

About 6 months ago Cute Husband and I were planning a big blow out trip for our impending 15th wedding anniversary.  As we pondered where we wanted to go on a “second honeymoon,” we repeatedly shot down places like Europe, … Continue reading

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