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  • 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
  • Transitioning Home

    I’ve started this post at least five different times in the last few weeks. And each time, before I get a chance to finish it, it’s all out of date and I scrap the…

    September 10, 2018
  • Greetings from Dublin!

    We’re home. When we finally landed after our more than 12 hour journey back to Dublin from my parents’ house in Maine, we looked at each other and said, “We’re home.” We did it.…

    July 13, 2018
  • Sharing Our Most Special Dublin Spots

    Tomorrow we’re filming with a producer friend of mine for her series (I think it’s in its 7th season on TV3 in Ireland!) called Adoption Stories. She asked a few weeks ago if there was a…

    August 1, 2017
  • Family Photos at Malahide Castle in the Cold

    When we were home, my friend Naomi offered to take a few family photos for us. I so wish Naomi had been around for more of Maya’s little life – these are some of the…

    December 8, 2016
  • Well and Truly Irish – I’m an Irish Citizen!

    I applied for my citizenship last summer and finally got to receive my naturalization certificate when we were in Ireland last week! We had originally planned to go to Ireland for Christmas this year, but…

    December 6, 2016
  • Video / Missing Springtime in Dublin

    My friend Nora made this lovely video of seven things to do in Dublin in the springtime. It’s egging on my Dublin homesickness this week, although it’s probably compounded by all the (flood-inducing) rain…

    April 22, 2016
  • Best of Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day!

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day from muggy Houston! It’s so strange not to be in Ireland on Paddy’s Day for the first time in seven years. Not that we’d usually get up to anything special,…

    March 17, 2016
  • Another Nursery Nook Look

    Maya’s nursery is slowly coming together. We started with an empty room and a five day old baby back in October, so the fact that there’s art on the walls and it’s feeling more cosy…

    March 11, 2016
  • Dublin Daydreams / Spots I’m Missing

    This post is sponsored by Stay.com, All opinions are my own. A year ago I put together a little itinerary on Stay.com showcasing Dublin for first-timers and it’s a great place to start your Dublin daydreams. You…

    March 7, 2016