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I’m back!

Beef Vaquero Tacos @ Saltgrass Steakhouse. I’d never been there before, but it was good! We’re back from a long weekend in Houston for a lovely family wedding. It was so great to see everyone! And yes, it didn’t hurt that we had a few hours to dangle our legs in my parent’s pool and […]

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Wordless Wednesday ~ 25: Until we meet again, Houston.

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Beste wensen voor 2010, y’all!

Happy New Year, friends! These were going to be my two-fer pics for my Wordless Wednesday post, but insert long, dull excuse here, LOL! Oh my, we’ve been having a lovely visit here in the Lone Star State. The sad thing is we can fit in only so much visiting, so much eating, so  much shopping. […]

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This is how I know I’m “home”

Grilled chicken fajita taco at… care to guess? ;-)

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We sure ain’t in Holland anymore

Somewhere in Houston. Do you know? I think I’m just about over my jet lag. We’ve been in Texas nearly a week and for the most part I’ve been waking up between 2:45 and 4:30 AM. Last night I managed to stay up past 11pm, so I actually slept until 5:30 this morning. I guess […]

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Wordless Wednesday ~ 24: Houston, it sure is good to see you again

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Kew Gardens, England (Part II)

Continuing our tour of Kew… Part I can be found here. This beautiful home was built in 1631 for Samuel Fortrey, a rich merchant. The royal family leased the house in 1728, and used it as a family retreat during the time of King George III.  Today, you can tour this home. I’d like to go […]

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Kew Garden, England (Part I)

On Tuesday, my good friend S and I visited the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This year, the garden is celebrating its 250th birthday!  The garden is huge: 121 hectares or 300 acres. We were there for three hours and probably saw less than half of it. And we were being […]

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OMG. We’re moving back to Texas :-(

If you can’t see this video, click here. PS Please don’t forget about April Food Day.  PPS Thank you, Fantastic Forrest for the heads up about Xtra Normal!

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Living as an American (Texan!) in England

Yesterday, I was exchanging messages with Emm about what to write for World Blog Surf Day. I was trying to think of a way to boil down my expat experience here in England. Two years of living abroad was a bit too much to condense into a short post. However, one thing I kept circling […]

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