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My Expat Life: A Relative Predicament (Guest Post)

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Today’s guest post on expat life comes from Trish Carty. Trish is a chef and nutritional therapist, and writes at Keep The Beet. Although an American living in her own country, Trish has an expat story to tell– of […]

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Expat Life

Expat Life: Let’s Talk About Loneliness

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. This post is for my expat friends, the people who dream of becoming expats, and the ones who want to better understand the experiences of the expats they love. I think everyone knows that becoming an expat– moving overseas […]

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Expat Life

My Dream Date in Montmartre, Paris

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. In the last four years of our expat adventure, Jeff and I have had so many “pinch me” moments. It still feels like we’re getting away with something– living in Europe, traveling, meeting interesting people and doing fun stuff […]

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Travel in France

The Family Meeting: Building Harmony and Cooperation

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Today I want to talk about something we have been doing about as a family for several years now, that has made life more harmonious and stable, despite a lot of difficult transitions. We began having weekly family meetings […]

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Family

Ready for a New Adventure in 2014

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. For a couple of nights before January 1st, I had the hardest time getting to sleep. I had butterflies in my stomach, and felt kind of giddy. I had the overwhelming sense that 2014 would be really exciting, and […]

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Expat Life

One Year of Pottery

2013: A Rather Stable Year

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I’ve hooked you with a very exhillerating title again, haven’t I? (Wink.) As I have been thinking about how to describe the year we are now closing, it’s hard to come up with a dramatic title, after having endured […]

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Expat Life

The Family Piggy Bank Project

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Last year, I wrote about a special project our family started working on at Christmas: The Family Piggy Bank. I bought a piggy bank, wrapped it up, and set it under the Christmas tree, with a label that read, […]

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Edinburgh in a Weekend

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. So, we went to Edinburgh! We drove up over a long weekend to see what all the fuss was about. What fuss? you may be asking. Well, ever since we moved to England, everyone has been swooning over Edinburgh, declaring […]

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Travel in Scotland

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