My Year in Review: 2016

With 2016 coming to a close, I thought I’d share another recap (like in 2015). It was way easier last time because I blogged so much last year, so at the very least, writing this post was a good reminder that I’d like to document my life more. Good thing I’m starting a Bullet Journal […]

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A Visit to Ghent, Belgium

Last year when we went to The Netherlands to visit family, we took a road trip down to Ghent, Belgium for a night and strolled around the city for two days. It reminded me of a miniature Amsterdam, without the modern touches the Dutch are so great at weaving into their charming, old cities. It […]

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My Year in Review: 2015

If I were to describe my 2015 in only three words, I’d go with: happy, progress, and best. It was a year with way more positives than negatives personally, with the only real hardship coming hearing about bad things happening around the world which tends to wear on my heart. (I think news stories, one month’s extra-strong […]

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Carry-on only?

When I visited my BFF in Austin last weekend, I did carry-on only (backpack + tote bag) and I still had more stuff than I actually ended up needing for the trip which lasted from Saturday until Tuesday. And when I went to Europe for 2.5 weeks earlier in the month, I did check a bag […]

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Rome, too.

While away recently, in addition to The Netherlands and Ghent, Belgium, we also spent a few days in Rome. We even went to the Vatican Museum, which I suppose may be an odd place for two atheists spend their time. We were in it for the old stuff. 😉 Within the Vatican Musuem, I particularly […]

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Ghent, Belgium

While away in Europe for 2.5 weeks, we drove to Belgium and spent one day and night exploring Ghent (a small city that’s quite large by Belgian standards). The majority of my time in Europe has been spent in The Netherlands (since I lived there before & it’s my husband’s home country), so I’ve logged a lot […]

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Packing Pro

As I mentioned yesterday, I just returned from 2.5 weeks in Europe. While there, I spent the majority of my time in The Netherlands, plus a night in Ghent, Belgium, and few nights in Rome, Italy. I packed everything I needed in one suitcase, plus carried on a backpack (mainly for my MacBook, Nintendo 3DS, and […]

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