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2015: The Year We Faced Our Dreams

I have put off writing this post until the last few hours of 2015, because the idea has overwhelmed me. Sometimes it’s easier to talk about challenges than it is about joys. Do you know what I mean? Everything I want to share here is put into context by the year-end post I wrote four […]

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Living Well

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Thoughtful Gifts for Children (Alternative to Toys!)

Over the last couple of years, I have had a lot of fun sharing my favorite gift ideas with you. I have always loved giving gifts, even if I’m a minimalist at heart. I’ve made gift guides for Classy Gentlemen, for Ladies, and for Grandma. But one of my favorite demographics to choose presents for […]

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Family

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6 Tips for Feeding Your Family When You’re Busy

At the end of every summer, I look forward to getting back into routines. Usually, without sturdy schedules, mealtimes get a little lax, and so does my planning. Sometimes I skip breakfast because I can’t figure out what I want, and lunch is often delayed until two or three o clock in the afternoon. I […]

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Recipes

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Food Memories (Guest Post)

Hi Everyone!  As you know, we are in the midst of our transition to living in Spain right now.  We’re about to move into our new home, and we’re so excited– but we won’t have internet for a while.  In the meantime, I have some guest posts I’m excited to share with you, on the […]

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Community

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Expat Life: Moving Day

It’s moving day.  So, I am sitting on the floor in my empty bedroom in England right now as I type this.  The movers are here, and I think I had expected to have more to do while they were here, but now I realize that I am just in their way anywhere else. So […]

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Expat Life

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A Family Day in Los Angeles

Well, I could sure use some sunshine and fun right about now– how about you?  This seems like the perfect time to relive one of our favorite days on our trip back home in November. It was such a contrast to arrive in sunny Los Angeles, after spending almost a week in snowy Michigan.  We […]

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Travel in the USA

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Expat Life: Rediscovering “Home”

Well, we are back from our long-awaited trip to the USA.  This was the first time in almost three and a half years that we were able to return! I was so curious before we left about how it would feel to be back “home.”  I wrote down some of the questions I had here.Well… […]

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Expat Life

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Camping at Home– A Fun & Easy Family Adventure

We had a fun family adventure this weekend.  We went camping! And it was so easy, free and fun– no packing, no hauling anything, no hassle.  Because we went camping at home.  Yes, this might be considered cheating by camping enthusiasts, but I think it’s just a great thing to do as a family. We […]

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Family