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We are Family: Holiday Antics


Last week for Thanksgiving we made what’s becoming our annual tradition of driving down to North Carolina to be with family. Specifically, the family that gave me shelter while I was waiting two years for my husband to live with us in the States. 376 more words

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The Housewife Edition: DIY Gift Wrapping

Last year we learned sending gifts to Slovenia around the holidays is two to three times slower than sending packages the rest of the year. I’m traveling to Minnesota today, so I wanted to make sure that I prepared the two birthday gifts and three Christmas gifts that my husband needs to send out this weekend back to his homeland. 201 more words

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Holiday Hands: Give or Take, We Belong to Each Other

This has been a tough few years for my family, I’m not gonna lie. I am a monkee at heart, and I read anything that Glennon Doyle writes on her blog… 90 more words

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Holiday Pop Up: The Blairs in Silver Spring

I was lucky enough to be asked to join the Fenton Street Market Holiday Pop-Up at The Blairs this Friday, November 15th in Silver Spring.  Fenton Street Market does a great deal to promote and support their vendors (have you seen the list of  97 more words

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'Tis the Season: Toledo Loves Gloves

So my colleague, Brita, is a knitter. The kind of knitter that can just “whip up” a set of really awesome gloves in an hour and a half. 183 more words

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Mail Call: Postcards from Morocco

Well, I have to give it up for the Morocco postal service. I was looking forward to writing this post weeks from now, but Morocco is seriously on the ball. 29 more words

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The Nomadic Life: Mail Call

Sending mail has to be one of the best things ever invented, along with receiving mail. Five lucky friends and family abroad will receive postcards from Rabat. 37 more words

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