6 years in Slovakia…

6 years in Slovakia and I’m still mixing up Už and ešte. 6 years in Slovakia and I know how to make refried beans from scratch. 6 years in Slovakia and a neighbor I never actually met said “Ahoj” to me (!!!!!) 6 years in Slovakia and I can go to the government office with…

Photo a Day Challenge

So, I did the Photo a Day Challenge in March. Or I tried to anyway, until I about midway through the month when I stopped challenging myself in that way. I originally decided to do it because I thought it would be an interesting diversion for these boring days, a way to challenge myself creatively,…

How to make Chocolate Spread

I know, I know, this is a travel blog, so I should be writing about traveling and not how to cheat your toddler out of the completely un-nutritious breakfast that you’re both addicted to. But I live abroad, so technically every aspect of my life is about travel. And being pregnant and caring for a…

Hanka’s Birth Story

Hana Catherine Due date: 13 December 2014 Birthday: 4 December 2014   It started on 3 December, 2014. I had been on maternity leave for over a month already (in Slovakia we begin maternity leave already 6 weeks before the due date). I attended a labor exercise class once a week at 8am at Antolska…