Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Hello! I am a teacher. Over the course of 10 years I have been teaching kids to save our planet or at least squeezing it into every element of English class that I can!
It is time! I am turning the blog, and all ten years of journally, into a book! I promise to share the good, the bad and the ugly! Even the silly and stupid things, like the time...
Ok so we put our house on the market. Now what? I know it seems strange because according to our Hungarian life and Hungarian standards we are doing well. But what is lacking is...
Now that we are selling our home here in Solymar I am reminded of all the reasons why we bought it in the first place. I have serious home love! I...
It is time to tell our New Year's resolution. We have put our house in Solymar Hungary, just outside the capital city of Budapest, on the market! Hopefully, this will be our last international move! We are...
There comes a time in every expat's life when you feel the need to go back home to the comforts of what you grew up with, whatever that means, wherever that is or feels like to you....
Funny thing happened. It's my birthday today, and my husband and daughter decided to take me out for Christmas shopping Sunday on Vaci Street in downtown Budapest on the walking strip next to the Danube River. We...
What is a quest? 'A long or arduous search for something.' It happens to be the most prominent theme of the book The Hobbit written by J.R.R. Tolkien; the transformation of...
Are you in Budapest with children and wondering what you should do? Well you are in luck! I have compiled a list of the top twenty things to do with children in and around Budapest! Our family runs a language...

Expat Life can be lonely

I have always liked having close friends to talk to. Those girly chats while drinking wine, laughing at ourselves, poking fun at each other... there is something so unique and necessary about having good girlfriends, a bond in our...
Mom visited Hungary for five weeks. I hadn't seen her in over three years, and before that four! When we moved away from Canada my mother frequented Europe on vacation, and I just assumed she would continue. However, as we...
Selling the Walnut apartment and freeing up funds was the start of a very productive company for my husband. Me going back to school was also a personal development project, just less profitable short term! Daniel's testing and building...