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A Victorian Kitchen Tour!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I have always wanted to check out one of the service kitchens in a grand estate. Watching shows like Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey have made me even more curious– they are always so beautiful, large, and of course […]

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Life in England

Backyard Surprises: The Ickworth House

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I will never get over just how much there is to see here in England. There are so many historical landmarks and gorgeous lands– in such a small country! In fact, we really haven’t wandered very far in the […]

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Life in England

A Few Jubilee Pictures…

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. It’s been a fun few days! You know, I have never really experienced anything like this– a whole nation taking time to celebrate for several days! There are decorations everywhere, every store window display has been configured in red, […]

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Life in England

A Quintessentially British Pastime

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. There is something I had been wanting to do ever since we arrived here… Something that just seemed so idyllic, it was hard to believe it was as fun and charming and relaxing as it really looked. And somehow, […]

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Life in England

Eating in England: An Exasperating Experience

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I tend to not put much stock in stereotypes about countries. I would rather show up without any assumptions, and see what is actually going on. So, when people teased me about moving to England and having to eat […]

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Life in England

Insurance

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. While on my special tour of Amberg, my friend made sure to bring me by an unusual site and tell me some interesting Amberg lore. I have passed this statue of three primitive heads a number of times, and […]

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Life in Germany

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