An Adventure A Day

Because "life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all" – Helen Keller

Apples in Belgium and Pumpkins in Germany – we celebrate the harvest season European style

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Living abroad presents an interesting challenge when it comes to holidays. Do we maintain our special days and traditions, or do we celebrate like the locals? If you’re anything like us, you’ll come up with an interesting mix of both. This works well when we’re celebrating something that is wholly one or the other. Take …

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Early Saturday morning, it dawned on me. There was less than a week remaining until Halloween, and I had yet to take the children to get pumpkins. If we were going to carve Jack-O-Lanterns, we’d need to find our perfect, beautiful pumpkins today. No problem, I thought to myself. I remembered seeing a rather large display of …

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