Embracing Adventure “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ~~Hellen Keller

Category Archives: Blog Changes & Updates

Things I’ve changed about or added to the blog

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 →

Categories Created and Coming Soon II

Awhile ago I told you about some categories I had added and planned to add. Since I just moved my blog, I thought it would be a good time for another post on what categories (listed in the topics menu on the sidebar) are new, what you can find there, and what I Read more →

Goodbye Overseas Adventures; Hello Embracing Adventure & Thank You 100+ Followers.

Hello readers! You may or may not know that I used to blog at Overseas Adventures (amandapoverseas.wordpress.com). Today want to tell you a bit about what happened to that blog and why I’ve changed the name and moved over to my own site. When I had signed up at WordPress.com, Read more →

Round 2 of Funny You Should Reach Me…20 Interesting Search Phrases for My 200th Post

Around this time last year, I hit 100 posts and shared 10 of the most interesting search terms that have lead people to this blog. Well, today is my 200th post (hurray), so I thought I would do a reprise with 20 of the most interesting search terms since the Read more →

Overseas Adventures Has a Blog Button (& Here’s How I Made It)

For awhile I have admired people’s nifty blog buttons but never had one of my own. At one point, I poked around trying to figure it out and decided not to hassle with it. I figured I’d just make one if the occasion came up that I needed one, and Read more →

My 2nd Blogiversary & Top 10 Posts

Where has the time gone? It doesn’t seem like it’s already been a year since the last blogiversary, and it certainly doesn’t seem like it’s already been two years since my first post, which I made just about a month before we moved to Germany. Last year at this time, Read more →

Introducing Childfree Corner: What It Will Be & Why I’m Starting It

On this day in 1973, the National Organization for Non-Parents (NON) had a ‘Non-Parents Day’ on which they named a female and male Non-parent of the year. This year, childfree writers and bloggers Laura Carroll (on whose site I first read about this day), Marcia Drut-Davis (whose memoir I recently Read more →

Funny You Should Reach Me…10 Interesting Search Phrases for My 100th Post

Hello readers! I know it’s been quiet on this blog for longer than usual. After my last post, I had final exams and papers which required attention, and then I needed a little breather. I’m happy to announce that I emerged on the other side with a 4.0. Now, I Read more →

My Blogiversary: One Year of Overseas Adventures

I made my first post to Overseas Adventures on October 7th, 2011, about one month before we made our move. Originally I had planned to start the blog from the time we moved, but the moving process proved to be complicated enough that I decided to start early to give people Read more →

Categories Created and Coming Soon

Overseas Adventures originally just had categories for the Germany Moving Process followed by Learning German and Life in Germany with subcategories On the Army Post and Out in Heidelberg. In the last couple months, I’ve added a few more and plan on adding some new ones soon. So I figured now Read more →

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