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emily

  • House Projects On Deck

    A friend asked me the other day whether our house in Dublin was finished. Well, sort of. When we moved in we obviously did a ton of work before we moved in. It made…

    February 12, 2019
  • Delightful Dublin With Kids / The Dead Zoo

    I’m still really early in exploring Dublin with my kids, and I’ll blame that mostly on nap schedules and Dublin traffic which has increased astronomically in since we last lived here. I’m not quite…

    February 6, 2019
  • Three North Dublin Playgrounds That Are Great

    Maya and Noah are the perfect ages for playgrounds, and we are lucky that there are some incredible playgrounds that are a short trip away from us. I will never tire of a seaside…

    February 4, 2019
  • Taking Them To The Beach / Winter Edition

    If there is one place our entire family loves, perhaps more than anywhere else at any given time, it’s the beach. It makes each one of us so happy to be out in the…

    February 2, 2019
  • Rent Our Dublin Home For July

    It’s hard to believe we’re talking about the summer when it’s still very much the thick of winter, but such has become our expat life. Michael’s littlest brother is getting married this summer in…

    January 31, 2019
  • 2019: The Year I Re-Tether

      So, three weeks in to 2019 and I’m finally sitting down to put words to 2018. We were busy! And we did so much. We finalized Noah’s adoption in February, then I went…

    January 21, 2019
  • Ringing In 2019

    In an effort to wrap up 2018 before 2019 is half over, here’s my second recap of our holidays in Dublin! Soon, on to a few thoughts for the new year, hopefully before January…

    January 18, 2019
  • Our Adoption Story In Image Magazine

    Over the holidays, an article I wrote about our adoption journey to Houston and back came out in Image Magazine. There isn’t a version online yet, but if you’re in Ireland, you’ll be able…

    January 17, 2019
  • Our First Holidays As A Family In Dublin

    Well, hello for the first time in 2019! What a hectic and full holiday month we’ve just had. It was our first home in Dublin as a family in our new house and while…

    January 10, 2019
  • Ice Skating In Dublin

    Yesterday, we went ice skating in Dublin. The ice was soft and the skates were dull, but the rink was deserted and the Christmas lights were so festive and we had a very enjoyable…

    December 13, 2018