Monthly Archives: July 2011

How to not go broke buying passport photos

As we have been getting ready for our big move, we have had to get a rediculous amout of passport photos. First, we had to get a set in order to update our passports. We went ahead and paid Walgreens to … Continue reading

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Saying good-bye

This is the part of our move that I was totally in denial about. I hate goodbyes. I’m more of a “see you later” kinda gal. Moving to the middle east is definitely one of those times you cannot deny … Continue reading

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Did you sell that car?

Alas, our $100 idea didn’t exactly work out. We were thrilled to see so many friends working hard to sell our favorite set of wheels. We were told often that we were asking a fair price, but that “I just … Continue reading

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Bucket list de comida

Food we wanna eat before we leave (not in order): Skiline Chili (OH) Babe’s Chicken (TX) Qdoba Olive Garden Buca Di Beppo Chicago Hotdog Bearno’s pizza (Louisville) Jimmy John’s #1 Hot Brown at The Brown Hotel Claudia Sanders (Louisville) In-n-out … Continue reading

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Things you do when you are about to leave

We picked up some interesting habits (besides selling all our stuff) our last 2 months in the US of A, and decided to keep track: 2 months out: Stop buying groceries, especially in bulk Start cooking recipes using up the … Continue reading

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Purge, purge, purge

I promised a few friends I would explain how we went about getting rid of just about all our belongings. We only had about two and a half months to do so: trying to strike a balance between efficiency and … Continue reading

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Borrowing/loaning Kindle books

part of our move was selling almost every single book and dvd we had. every. single. it was a lot of books and dvds. one of the goals was to make enough money from those sales to purchase an ereader that would … Continue reading

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