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Posts related to blogging including blog changes, guest posts I’ve made other other blogs, and blog hops and round tables I’ve participated in.

Funny You Should Ask 2: Questions Asked in Search Terms on Getting Mail in Germany & Cake in a Jar


Today is the 300th post on Embracing Adventure! For post 100 and post 200, I shared some of the interesting search terms that have brought people to this blog. This time, I thought I’d mark the occasion by sharing answers to some of the questions I’ve gotten (often multiple times) in Read more →

30 Day Blogging Challenge Round 2: Day 9 Recap

Time flies when you’re having fun. One day I decided to rest before a trip thinking I could knock out my next post when I got back, and here I am two weeks later after trips to Venice, Berlin, and several cities in Switzerland, finally ready to post again. I Read more →

Still More Contributions to Germany Ja!

I’ve posted about previous batches of contributions to Germany Ja here and here. Today I’ll tell you about more of my contributions over the last couple of years. One was written just for Germany Ja while others originally appeared on this blog, and some are a bit of a combination: On Read more →

Looking for Spring Date Ideas?

Spring Date Ideas from Simple Moments Stick

Susannah of Simple Moments Stick kicked off spring with a collaboration in which she gathered over two dozen spring date ideas from around the blogosphere. Number 14: Do a Photoshoot of Your City comes from my post about when my husband and I went back up to the Philosphenweg (Philosophers’ Read more →

30 Day Blog Challenge Review & Recap

Most of my badges from the challenge.

As you may have seen me mention a couple times, I’ve been doing a 30 day blog challenge, and today is day 30! Whoohoo! Although I had already planned to blog more over my school break, doing this challenge helped me to blog during almost all of the days I’ve been off. Read more →

How I Come Up With Blog Ideas

Although most of the days of the 30 day blogging challenge I’m participating in have a task that could fit with any topic, Day 23′s challenge was to write about how I overcome blogger’s block in my niche. I posted my childfree link party (open til January 12th) on Day Read more →

Run It Up the Flagpole…Day: The Childfree Friday Link Party [My Post: Why Talk (or Write) About Being Childfree?]


Run It Up the Flagpole… Day: The Childfree Friday Link Party I recently discovered that January 2nd is “Run It Up the Flag Pole and See if Anyone Salutes Day”. That expression reminds me of this song which includes the line “When I feel a bit naughty, I run it Read more →

M&M Cookies

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On Christmas Eve/Christmas Morning last year, I made M&M cookies using my Grandma P’s recipe, which I’ll share with you today. One of the things on my 101 in 1001 list, is to “try 100 new recipes” and, while I might have made these before at some point, I can’t Read more →

Cappuccino Rice Crispy Treats

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Last time in my 11 facts, I told you that I can’t eat or make regular rice cripsy treats ever since I started putting cappuccino powder in the mix. I promised to share the recipe, so here it is. I first came across this recipe in George Duran’s cookbook Take Read more →

Round Two of Receiving & Giving the Liebster Blog Award


Bonnie at Lady Blogger nominated me for the Liebster Award. Thank you, Bonnie! She actually nominated me back in November of last year on this post, but I was participating in the Christmas Spectacular and, while I had put most of this post together, I got sucked into some things in the real Read more →

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