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15 Things that Prove My Husband Loves Me

15 Things that Prove My Husband Loves Me

| September 20, 2017 | Reply

  Last week, my husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary.  While my facebook post is the most accurate way to describe it –   -the fact is, we’re together after 15 years, and happy to be in this place despite all the hard freaking work that goes into a marriage.  But I’m not going […]

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Tiptoe Through the Tulip Fields

Tiptoe Through the Tulip Fields

| February 26, 2015 | Reply

As spring rapidly approaches, this is a great time to plan a trip to the Netherlands to see the Dutch tulip fields, stretching across the farmland and inside Keukenhof Gardens.  The colorful fields can be found around Keukenhof, up in Haarlem, down in Sassenheim, and scattered throughout the region. Here are some beautiful pictures to entice […]

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Only in Germany: the Second Graders’ Winter Hike

Only in Germany: the Second Graders’ Winter Hike

| January 19, 2015 | Reply

In the fall, Sequoia’s Elternbeirat spoke about the family “Winterwanderung” that would be happening in January, whereby families would take a little hike and have a campfire. I was surprised that we would not be leaving until 1630, given that it ain’t light for long here in January. And seriously, winter?  It’s literally freezing out. […]

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9 Adorable Tiny Doors in Germany

9 Adorable Tiny Doors in Germany

| November 5, 2014 | Reply

Germany is filled with the cutest little doors!  Check it out…                          

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12 Beautiful Windows in Europe

12 Beautiful Windows in Europe

| October 4, 2014 | Reply

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Launching Science Lessons

Launching Science Lessons

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Reply

Today Sequoia and her friend Noah came out of school giddy from the last class period. “We didn’t have religion today,” Noah gushed. “We walked to the playground!” At my child’s elementary school, where she has two recess periods in her 3 ½ – 4 ½ hour school day (that’s the normal schedule, folks), not to […]

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