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Expat Life: Rediscovering “Home”

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. 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 […]

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Expat Life: Let’s Talk About Going Home

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. It has been over three year years since we have been in the USA. But this week we are going home. Going home.  What does that really mean now? Is it still home? I know that it isn’t home […]

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Expat Life

An English Schoolgirl’s Wardrobe

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I thought I’d share today about something that is so normal and classic here, but that still makes me roll my eyes– school uniforms. Granted, when I was Amelia’s age, I was being homeschooled with a bunch of other […]

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Expat Life: The Importance of Counting Baby Steps

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Let’s see… It’s been over four months since I first wrote about expat alienation, and almost two months since I wrote my second post on culture shock, in which I described the very difficult social climate where I live. […]

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Serendipity and the Belgian Coast

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. We knew when we made our last-minute travel plans that we would go to a French coastal town, Brugges and probably somewhere on the Belgian coast… But we really had nothing solid. As we were driving back from Wimereux, […]

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