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

A Month of Poems and Badges: Found Poetry Review’s PoMoSco (Poetry Month Scouts) Project

It’s the first of April! For some people, that means it’s April Fool’s Day. For poets, that means it’s the start of National Poetry Month. Whoohoo! Some of you may remember that a couple years ago around this time I was participating in The Found Poetry Review‘s Pulitzer Remix, during Read more →

Looking for Spring Date Ideas?

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 →

Celebrating Dr. Seuss on the Anniversary of His Birthday & Read Across America Day

Today is the 111th anniversary of the birthday of Theodor Suess Geisel, more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. He was not, in fact, a doctor (though he received an honorary doctorate in 1956 from his alma mater Dartmouth). Seuss (originally pronounced Soice) was his mother’s maiden name, which he undertook as a Read more →

30 Day Blog Challenge Review & Recap

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 →

Spotlight on Childfree Books: Why Don’t You Have Kids? Living a Full Life Without Parenthood

After I’m Okay; You’re a Brat, the next childfree-related book I read was Why Don’t You Have Kids? Living a Full Life Without Parenthood by Leslie Lafayette. I picked this book up because it was one of the few books in the USAREUR (US Army Europe) library system about not having Read more →

Learning from Music Videos: French Versions of Disney Songs

One thing I like to do to help me with language learning is to listen to Disney songs in the language. I have previously posted about doing this for German but realized today while going through my Pinterest board on language learning that I never posted on any in French. Read more →

5 American Products I Discovered in Germany II

Last year, I wrote about some American products that I didn’t use until I lived in Germany. I’m back with 5 more including a granola bar, a candy, a slow cooker, a dishwasher detergent tab, and a bubble bar. I’m not begin compensated for posting about any of these products. Read more →

A Slice of American-Tasting Pizza in Germany: Pizza Attack

On New Year’s Day last year, I decided to make a day of hanging out in yoga pants and cuddling with my dog. After a little while, I got hungry and decided the only thing that sounded good was pizza. In particular, I was missing Papa Johns, from which we Read more →

Trivia Day: 5 Fun Facts & 1 Fact That Changed from Brainiac Plus 5 Random Facts About Germany

Today is Trivia Day. I have a soft spot for trivia. I used to be in quiz bowl in high school and have enjoyed a few trivia nights since (though I haven’t done one in awhile). I also used to watch Jeopardy with my Grandma P, especially while Ken Jennings 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 →

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