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ABC Mouse Semi-annual Sale

I’m excited to partner with ABCmouse for their semi-annual sale. You can save 50% off of the annual membership, so that’s a year for $45! This sale is valid until Monday May 29th, but I’m also including a link for a 30 day free trial that you can use at any time. I’ve used ABCmouse […]

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His Braids Aren’t Funny, So Why Are They Laughing?

Last week, my beautiful and sweet boy was teased and laughed at because of his hair. He just turned 7 and is pretty sensitive as it is, so when I learned that he broke down in tears because of it, my heart just about broke. All of my kids wear their hair naturally. My two […]

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No, You Can’t Have My Food: My Life as A Selfish Mom

I was raised as an only child, so from my earliest moments, I admit I may not be the best at sharing. I do try, but I’d really rather buy two packs of peanut butter m&m’s and give you one, than have you all up in my bag. Sorry, not sorry. With that said, I […]

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Greek (ish) Lemon Chicken Rice Soup

My time in Greece wasn’t the most interesting of places I’ve lived, but the food, OH THE FOOD!!! Greek food is by far the best I’ve had overseas, and consistently so. I don’t recall ever having a bad Greek meal, so whenever I have the opportunity to eat at a Greek restaurant, or the ingredients […]

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When The Terror Hits Close To Home

I celebrated my birthday a few days ago and it was another great one, filled with love, friendship, and family. I had dinner with the kids, went out with hubby and friends, and received the most amazing and thoughtful homemade gifts from the kids. I felt so loved and it was another reminder that my […]

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Our First Holiday Season in Argentina

Although this is our second season in Argentina, this was our first Christmas here since we arrived just after the holidays last year. While I am a warm weather lover for sure, spending the holidays in 100 degree heat is a bit surreal. Considering that we are from New York and Boston, we are certainly […]

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School’s Out for the Summer

This past week was the last week of school and the kids are now officially on vacation for the summer. Well in true Argentinian fashion, Kaden’s 1st grade classes ended last Monday, Maliya was done on Wednesday, and Tristan wasn’t done with preschool until this past Wednesday. Why? Why do they do this? It’s probably […]

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One of My Favorite Recipes: Blackened Chicken Alfredo

I try not to eat too much pasta because I just don’t enjoy it enough to justify the extra pounds. Fried chicken, yes. Fried dough, yes. Pretty much fried anything really. Pasta, rice, or potatoes, eh. I usually pass. However, I came across a recipe years ago, and through the years tweaked it until it […]

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Trump’s America. A Bubble of Hate.

Being overseas for the better part of each year has resulted in me looking at current events back at home almost as if I were an outsider. I feel this way because I don’t have access to American news outlets, don’t eat American food, rarely have American friends, and am just generally out of the […]

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Infections, Dog Attacks, and Tumors: My Very Bad, Horrible, No Good Week

I’ve always thought of myself as someone who was healthy, fit, and active. I’ve never had any major health problems and thought that my life style played a big part in that. I eat well (for the most part), I drink obscene amounts of water every day, and I work out on average 4 times […]

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