Mike and Mandy’s Winterurlaub 2011!!!

December 2, 2011
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I’ve kept something very exciting from you guys…Mike and I are going on a winter vacation tomorrow and will be gone for 10 days! Where are we going, you ask? View Larger Map Flying from Santiago to Milan Driving from Milan to Innsbruck, Austria Innsbruck to Salzburg, Austria Salzburch to Munich, Germany Munich to the […]

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November 29, 2011
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This past Saturday was a gorgeous day. We decided to head into La Coruña, which is about 30 minutes away from us. It’s the 19th largest city in Spain and has a nickname of A cidade de cristal (The Glass City). Most of the buildings in the city are covered in windows, and when the sun […]

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Losing Trust

November 28, 2011

Since we moved here on account of Mike’s job, it has required us to go through about a million and a half people for each step in the process. First, there was the person who held all of the information about the job but who didn’t post it when she said she would (over and […]

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 25, 2011
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All in all, Thanksgiving 2011 was a success! Mike and I had a blast last night and didn’t get home until nearly two in the morning. Poor Mike, having to work today!! Here are some photos of our Thanksgiving: We had to cut the legs off of our turkey so it would fit in the […]

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November 24, 2011
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This morning, it was a little difficult to remember to be thankful when I woke up to the smell of horrible, terrible, incredibly strong puppy vomit. All over a couch that isn’t ours. But my wonderful husband fought his dry heaves and cleaned it up. So I’m thankful for that 😉 But then I got […]

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A Thanksgiving Feast

November 22, 2011

This year, I thought Mike and I would be all alone for Thanksgiving. I was a little sad because I usually love the huge spread of foods that is made for a larger crowd–there’s nothing more satisfying than taking “a little bit of everything.” But since it was going to be just the two of […]

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Happy Birthday, Mike!

November 14, 2011

My poor honey is celebrating his 28th birthday with a bad head cold and a 12 hour work day today Since I didn’t have a card for him this year, I decided to try my hand at Prezi, which is an online presentation builder I’ve been hearing buzz about. It’s much cooler than powerpoint in […]

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Don’t Mess With My Dinnertime

November 11, 2011

So, we’ve been living in Spain for nearly a month now. In that time, our schedule went like this: 6am-Mike wakes up, Mandy’s in bed 7am-Mike leaves the house, Mandy’s in bed 8am-Mandy makes her way out of bed and hangs out with the dogs/on the computer/around the house 12 noon-Mandy is hungry so she […]

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Fiddling Around

November 10, 2011

Um, so…I sat down at my computer this morning, and decided to play around with a few new looks for my website, and now it looks completely different than it used to. Haha oops. The funny thing is, I’ve been planning a site redesign for January, and today I got antsy enough that I’d “try […]

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November 7, 2011

Hi, my name is Mandy and I’m spoiled. I’m not going to say I’m spoiled rotten because I don’t think I am. At least, that’s what my mom tells me, and she’s pretty much the authority on these things. But I am spoiled. Yes, I was fortunate to have a wonderful childhood and the ability to […]

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This Little Piggy

November 4, 2011

{Disclaimer: Don’t read this if you are particularly squeamish about seeing deliciously cured legs of pig. But it’s not so bad…my mom got through the photos just fine…we video chatted with my parents just to see her face when she opened the photos. Priceless.} One thing we were most looking forward to about living in […]

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