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Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Thanks to Alyx, Daryl, and Cecilia for hosting the Christmas in July blogger gift exchange. Who wouldn’t jump on an excuse to celebrate Christmas twice in one year? Gretchen and I actually talked about having a Half-Christmas party this year, which I think is a brilliant idea, but it just wouldn’t be right without Christmas … Continue reading

I guess I was on the "good" list

I guess I was on the "good" list

I never really got around to posting about all the great stuff I got for Christmas. I didn’t get an iPhone, which is what I truly wanted deep down inside, but I did get a lot of stuff from my wish list and a few other things I didn’t ask for that were awesome. For the … Continue reading

Sinterklaas Day in Amsterdam

Sinterklaas Day in Amsterdam

When I studied abroad in Amsterdam, I didn’t experience as much culture shock as a lot of people who go to school in foreign countries. Amsterdam, like America, is a melting pot where many different cultures come together, but The Netherlands is still a country made up of predominately white people. Amsterdam is a thriving tourist … Continue reading

Things I Love Thursday: Christmas edition

Things I Love Thursday: Christmas edition

When I went home to Ohio for Thanksgiving I stocked up on Great Lakes Christmas Ale and pumpkin frozen custard from Whit’s, neither of which are available in Indiana. This Blowfish Shoes giveaway at The Dainty Squid. Blowfish Shoes are on my Christmas list this year, so I hope I win! My favorite Christmas music. Corgi reindeer! 1, 2, and 3. This rendition of … Continue reading

My Christmas Wish List

Just for fun, these are a few things I have my eye on for Christmas this year. 1. A deliciously scented festive candle from Yankee Candle, since the one that Gretchen and I got from Wal-mart doesn’t smell when it burns… 2. Breaking Bad: The Complete First Season. I already have seasons 2 & 3, I just … Continue reading

Happy Haulidays: Chronicle Books giveaway

Congratulations to this year’s winner, Jennifer Miller of Where the Books Are.   For the rest of us “losers,” head over to Chronicle Books and use coupon code HAULIDAYS for 35% off plus free ground shipping! I found out about this giveaway from Mary Rebecca’s blog, and since it’s a chance to win free books … Continue reading