Sometimes Rolaids Just Aren’t Enough

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Today I went to a special lunch. A lunch in the honor of myself and the other Taiwanese Luce Scholar, E. the Asia Foundation in Taiwan in Taiwan staff wanted to meet us, and we wanted to meet them. This was the perfect opportunity, but let me tell you: sometimes … Continue reading

My Very First Bubble Tea

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As part of my Taiwanese culinary adventures, I’ve now eaten at a street-vendor noodle shop and had my very first bubble tea. The noodles were good, but the tea was fun. 🙂 Bubble tea is a very milky tea (in different flavors) with big tapioca balls at the bottom. The … Continue reading

Visiting the Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Vermont

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If you should find yourself nearby, take yourself on a day trip to the Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Waterbury, Vermont. You will not be disappointed! The Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour is a lot of fun. You get to see how Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is made, and you … Continue reading

Norway’s Take on Our Favorite Little Candies: M&Ms

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We all know and love M&M’s, but Norway has it’s own, shorter take on this global American sweet treat: The M’s. I’m always curious to see whether countries have their own big pre-packaged food brands, or whether they sell the same brands we know in the States. What I learned … Continue reading

Our First Meal in Norway

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We landed in Norway late on a Friday night in mid-January with our 11-month old daughter in tow. Both of our flights had been delayed, so we’d been traveling for more than twelve hours (at least three hours longer than we’d anticipated). Tired, hungry, and not sure what food options … Continue reading

The Pension Kometer Frühstückpension

The Pension Kometer Frühstückpension

We spent Christmas week at the Pension Kometer Frühstückpension —  a guesthouse with the personalization of a bed & breakfast with the professionalism of a hotel — in Kitzbuehel, Austria. Pension Kometer’s personal touches are the manifestation of Frau Kometer’s passion for her business. From what I gathered, she’s run the pension for more than twenty years, … Continue reading

All the Baking!

I may have over-committed myself near the end of 2014. I volunteered for a few things, made some family plans, got excited about hosting our “Army Orphan Thanksgiving” again this year, and then saw a big influx in freelance work. Suddenly I was in over  my head. Juggling work and … Continue reading

Prague Christmas Market

After Christmas-market-hopping all over the western side of Germany last winter, we decided to check out this year’s Christmas market in Prague, Czech Republic. Our road trip to Prague was a quick and easy one. Once we parked our car at the hotel, we were able to navigate the city easily … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Our First Turkey

Our First Turkey

It took 21 months of marriage before my husband and I were able to celebrate our first married Thanksgiving together. Here we are, with our first turkey. One thing is certain about starting marriage with a deployment: It makes you immensely thankful for the time you have together.

A German Community BBQ

Friends invited us to meet them in their village on Sunday for a community BBQ. Not sure quite what to expect, we drove to Hörmannsdorf excited to find out what a German BBQ would be like. The village of Hörmannsdorf is small enough that our friends’ directions, which told us … Continue reading

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