Month: August 2017

24 min du Mans?

If ever we’ve had a travel/parenting fail, it might be this one.  But for my more-than-a-little car-obsessed husband, a trip to the 24 heures du Mans was a necessary edition to our year’s itinerary.  

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Building a Minimalist Wardrobe for a Toddler (Autumn 2017)

Closely related to my fascination with minimalism is my obsession for the past several years with capsule wardrobes. Unfortunately, as much as I love the idea, building one for myself has never worked. There are a variety of reasons for this, including the fact that I get anxious at the idea of throwing out my current clothes that don’t bring me joy—mostly because I’m pretty sure that all that will be left is a handful of evening gowns.

But while I haven’t been able to build one for myself, maybe it would be a good option for my son’s new wardrobe?

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Reflections After Three Months in Norway

I was actually typing up a different blog post when I realized that this weekend marks our three-month anniversary in Oslo. So while I do look forward to posting about some toddler-friendly day trips from Prague soon, I thought now would be a good time to share some of my thoughts on Norway three months in.

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The (Not-So-) Big Purge

In my imagination, I am a minimalist.  In reality, I am a hoarder. Or at least a collector, with mild anxiety over throwing things away. After all, you never know when you are going to need that one piece of paper again.  Never mind that I’m not sure what it’s about.

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Czechia’s Must See: Český Krumlov

When we decided to move to Oslo one thing was certain: we needed to up our sightseeing game. With our time in Prague cut short, there were so many places in the Czech Republic—not to mention the rest of Central and Eastern Europe—that we hadn’t been to. Under the circumstances, some of those places were going to have to wait until after the move (and perhaps even our eventual return to the U.S.). But there was one place we couldn’t leave Prague without visiting.

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