Friday Favorites

Hi there, it’s time for Friday Favorites. I hope you’ve had a great week! It’s been a good one over here.  I came across so many great reads, I am having to limit myself a bit on what I am sharing today– I hope you find something that resonates with you, and also that you’ll […]



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What Could Go Right?

About a year ago, I was devastated. After tearing my ACL (an important knee ligament) for the third time, it looked like my active days were over– and that I was just lucky to be able to walk around. I had already endured two surgeries that used harvested parts from that leg to construct a […]



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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you have had a good week. Ours was busy with the mundane tasks of everyday living– parent-teacher meeting, language lessons for Jeff, looking for an inexpensive second car so I can go places (!) and run errands during the day, and making phone calls in the evenings to manage things […]



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Pimientos de Padron

Today I have a quick and fun recipe for you– with a video tutorial! (I know, I’m nervous and excited about that.) We love Pimientos de Padron, and I couldn’t believe how simple they are to make. You should be making these all summer, in my opinion.All you need is some peppers, a pan, oil, […]



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Friday Favorites

Hey there! I am starting something new– a weekly gathering up of all the great things came across online that I think you will want to see, too. For those of you who have been with me for a long time, it’s a reincarnation of Sundays are for Sharing. I post a lot of links […]



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Feria Food

Let’s talk about feria food. When you go to feria here in Andalucia, you eat and drink.  People complain that the food is overpriced, but everyone is going to eat (and drink) anyway, since that’s one of the best ways to enjoy yourself in Spain! First of all, there are a lot of foods that […]



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Spanish Feria Dresses

There is a lot to enjoy at La Feria– eating, drinking, dancing, horsemanship, seeing friends, and general merriment.  It’s fun.  But the thing I love the most is just checking out all of the Spanish feria dresses.  I could go any day and sit in a shady spot and just watch people walk by– beautiful […]



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La Feria!

Ever since we arrived here in Spain, everyone has been talking about La Feria. How much fun it would be, about getting outfits ready, about which towns had the best one… Feria, feria, feria! Of course I was immediately wondering what it was all about, and especially if it was being over-hyped.Well, at long last, […]



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Spanish Tuna Salad With Roasted Red Peppers

Well Friends, we have our first official recipe from Spain today!  This tuna salad with roasted red peppers is one of the first things we ate when we visited, and is now a weekly staple– they serve it at the beach bars near our house!  When we head to the beach after Jeff gets home […]



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A Walk in Cadiz

Hello!  I am excited to finally share a little bit more of my corner of Spain with you.  The first trip we took outside of our new town of El Puerto de Santa Maria was an afternoon in Cadiz.  I am looking forward to getting to know this city much better– it’s the largest in […]



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