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St. Patrick's Day In Ireland
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Living Abroad

What to Know About St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland

  St. Patrick’s Day is obviously a major holiday in Ireland. Tourists from all over the world flock to the Emerald Isle to celebrate with the locals and sometimes connect with their Irish roots. Although, the Irish tend to celebrate a bit different than one might think.   What is St. Patrick’s Day All About? […]

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One Word 2019 Reboot
Goal Setting
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My One Word for 2019 – REBOOT

  It’s that time of year where resolutions are being made and goals are being set. In our household, we set traditional goals and choose one word for 2019 to focus on. I have been doing this practice for years with friends and as the kids got older, it became a family affair. I will […]

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2018 Year In Review
Goal Setting
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The Wheaton Takeover 2018 Year in Review

2018 has finally written its last chapter of the year and now it’s time to dig in and do all the dirty work…that’s reflection and regrouping. My birthday month is in November being that it’s usually cold (blah) and the end of the year-I always start the month of by ordering a planner (which takes […]

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Goal Setting
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What I Really Think About Turning 40

And so here we are. This is it. This is 40. To be completely honest, I have not been looking forward to this day. I have been dreading this day. And yes, I know the obvious, I should be thankful. I have had friends and family members that did not make it to 40. I […]

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Coping With Homesickness
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Living Abroad

Homesickness : How To Survive

  It’s November. In the United States, that means the holiday season has officially begun with the onset of Thanksgiving and Christmas preparations taking place. And that means HOMESICKNESS is at an all time high for me and some others. And there is no cure. We have learned to cope with it the best way […]

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Dublin Diaries October 2018
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Dublin Diaries – October 2018

October has arrived and brought the cold weather with it and so much so that the heaters in the house are in full effect. Weekly soup making season has officially begun. The kids have the last week off from school and we took it easy-movies, trick-or-treating with friends, a birthday party, soccer, rugby and a […]

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40 Random Acts of Kindness
Goal Setting
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40 Random Acts of Kindness for My 40th Birthday

I am turning 40 next month. I have mixed feelings about this milestone. And with that said, I have been looking for ways to commemorate this special occasion outside of spoiling myself. Primarily because I know this will be a bittersweet celebration. I will not celebrate on a beach (being born in November kills the […]

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Dublin Diaries September 2018
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Dublin Diaries – September 2018

September is trying to decide what it wants to do. The weather is still quite warm and it’s as if summer wants to linger a bit. The entire family is here for it and we are soaking up all the warm weather before we are blasted with cooler weather. I think we are still recovering […]

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Dublin Diaries May 2018 - May has come in full force. Spring is here and Dublin has actually had some desirable weather and I am in love. That means summer is right around the corner and I can almost taste it. In case you didn't know, summer is my favorite season. In my Olaf voice, "I love summer!"
Dublin Diaries
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Dublin Diaries – May 2018

May has come in full force. Spring is here and Dublin has actually had some desirable weather and I am in love. That means summer is right around the corner and I can almost taste it. In case you didn’t know, summer is my favorite season. In my Olaf voice, “I love summer!” This post […]

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Dublin Diaries April 2018-April has arrived and so far, it really feels like spring in Dublin. The sun has been out for a few days here and there, Easter has come and gone and the days are getting longer. All the little people are getting more time outside and everyone seems to have a larger pep in their step. And I'm here for it.
Dublin Diaries
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Dublin Diaries – April 2018

April has arrived and so far, it really feels like spring in Dublin. The sun has been out for a few days here and there, Easter has come and gone and the days are getting longer. All the little people are getting more time outside and everyone seems to have a larger pep in their […]

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