Toddling About England~ Christmas 2013


When in England, do as the Brits do and drink lots and lots of tea, then try a British accent, throw in words like “drop, splash, dribble” and eat everything in sight until your stomach hurts! It was going to be hard to swing a trip back to the States for Christmas so I spent my first holidays away from…

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Appartement Drama~ The Backstory to my trip to Brussels


I think most, no let’s say all of my issues living abroad have coincided with apartments. I’ve moved now four times, and soon to be a fifth in the span of ten months. A quick recap of my living situation is this: when I moved here I roomed with a friend from work for four months then we decided to…

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Christmas in Paris~


Just a couple of pictures of Christmas in Paris that I took over the last couple of weeks! Right now I’m celebrating it with Jenni and her fam in England! A late night visit to a Christmas Market by La Defense. Tartiflette and Vin Chaud 🙂  \   Christmas trees for sale on Rue Cler.     Frost along the…

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When Going to the Post Office Takes 2 Hours…


… but ends in me walking down the street grinning like an idiot. This all started with an innocent enough text to Jenni and the Frenchman on Saturday morning when I woke up around 11am (or maybe 11:30, nah 11) to see when post offices normally closed on Saturday. It was December 14th and in order to get my box…

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Dark Chocolate Pecan Cookies


My parents visited me last month around Thanksgiving and brought with them a massive 5 pound bag of pecans. It actually says “MAMMOTH” pecan halves on the bag. tehe! I am proud to say that I have already made it through half of the bag, thanks to these cookies and a massive box of chocolate that Tina gave me in…

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