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A Special Day

Both my girls are having special days. And they are far away from me and while I’m a little choked up about it, I see what a great thing this is.  I’m far from ready for them to leave the … Continue reading

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A Hanukkah Dolphin Swim

For a couple of years now, our tradition has been that Cute Husband and I give The Cuties an “experiential” present as our Hanukkah gift. Last year was a trip to Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut where we participated in a … Continue reading

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Scrap Bows

I’m a big bow kinda gal. When The Cuties were little and we lived in the Deep South, they rarely were seen without large hair bows in their hair and I loved every minute of it.  As they aged out … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…..

a BIRTHDAY around here! {You didn’t think a little thing like rules against putting things on my door would stop me from schlepping all my wreaths to the other side of the world did you?} Big Cutie is *almost* the … Continue reading

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A Room With No Name

That seems an easier way to refer to our extra room than as the Guest Room/Play Room/Craft Room, don’t you think? We are lucky enough to have found an apartment with a fourth small bedroom that we can use as … Continue reading

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I Just Might Never Leave….

Yeah, yeah.  I know it’s only been a month and we’re totally still in the “honeymoon” phase of life as expats, but wait until you see my day today. For starters, this was a big day for me.  While I’ve … Continue reading

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Goodbye Goodies

We are knee-deep in goodbyes around here. This past weekend our closest family friends threw us a goodbye dinner party that was so much fun it reminded me of all the many reasons why it is so hard to say … Continue reading

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