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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:00
So far on our housesitting adventure, we have lived without access to a car more often than we have…
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:00
When we first chatted with Bob about coming to do this housesit, we were excited when he mentioned…
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:00
Last Friday I was invited to spend the day out with Val - going to a coffee morning, having lunch…
Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 20/52 (+1 for the week) The one I finished this week I really skimmed...but I am close to…
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:00
I know I made a big deal yesterday about how we can't see Captain Marvel in English, but it doesn't…
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:00
 On Tuesday of this week, we went to the nearby town of Mountluçon to do some exploring. We had…
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:40
Personally, I believe that one of two things will happen: either we'll create Artificial…
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:00
Book Review: The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own by Joshua Becker…
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:00
One of the toughest things, for me, about housesitting has been cooking in other people's kitchens…
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 19/52 (+2 for the week) I finally finished the Shopaholic series - a silly but fun series…
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:00
Before we parted ways in England last week (insert crying emoji here) our friend Steve offered to…
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00
The day after we arrived in France was a Sunday, and while normally that means I would be looking…
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00
Our new housesit is quite a bit different than all of our previous ones because it is in the…
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:00
When we landed in France our British host (Bob) picked us up, and on the way to his house, offered…
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:00
So far on this housesitting around the world journey, we've had some pretty bad luck when it comes…
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 17/52 (+3 for the week) I read a real book this week! Check out my book list post to see…
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:46
We haven't eaten out much since we've been in England since it is much cheaper to eat at home. Our…
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00
For one of our last days in England (and our last full day with Steve - wahh!) we decided to take a…
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00
Yesterday we went full American (or, as American as we can over here) for breakfast and had…
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:00
One of our favorite parts of hanging out with Steve (our English friend we met while we were in…
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00
I almost can't believe how fast the start of 2019 has gone, and that we will be finished at this…
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 15/52 (+3 for the week) Three books in a week sounds like a lot...but they are all in the…
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:00
One of the hardest things for me to leave behind when we hit the road (besides family and friends, …
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 08:16
So far in our around the world adventures with McDonald's we've checked out Texas, France, Cyprus,…
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 09:04
I don't want to sound like a hipster, but I was in love with Marie Kondo way before it was cool. I…
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 06:27
Yesterday I shared all about the caves that are one of the main reasons you should want to go to…
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:00
Over the weekend we ventured out to a local attraction that brings people from around the world to…
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 12/52 (+2 for the week) Another fluff book and another real book, down! Bam! Language: …
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:00
I mentioned way back in a post about our UK road trip that our friend Steve got us hooked on…
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:00
Back when we were in Wales, and we started telling people our next housesit was in Street, every…
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:00
We left the United States last July, so technically sometime in January, we hit our six-month…
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:00
I've already shared a couple of things from our trip to Bristol last week - the amazing street art…
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 10:00
  Reading: 10/52 (+2 for the week) I'm ahead of schedule for my year-long goal of reading 1 book a…
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:00
Bristol, England is a city in the Somerset area, about an hour from where we've been housesitting.…
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00
A few weeks ago when we attended an ecumenical church service in Glastonbury, I met someone who…
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 09:38
I'm a fairly critical person. I tend to look for ways to improve a system or situation whenever I…
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00
Back when we first booked this housesit, we were chatting with the homeowners, who already knew…
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:00
I'm not a big fan of any sportsball games, but I do make a point of watching the Superbowl every…
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 10:00
I am feeling good this week! It helps that Steve is coming to visit this afternoon and we have…
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:00
Snow is magical. I always wait, rather impatiently, for the first snowfall of the year. When winter…