Monday Money

Here’s a quick little game to keep us connected. Comment on the blog post with how much money in Euro is shown in this photo. Everybody who gets it right will be in a drawing for a “happy mail” gift from bella Italia. Contest ends at midnight Monday night ET.

Potty Mouth

Really, I want to talk potties in Europe. I thought my previous travels had prepared me, but I’m still learning as I go. I really should stop being shocked at this point by anything I see or experience. (If you’re squeamish about bathrooms and bodily functions, this post may not be for you.) Let’s get…Read more »

Show Me the Money

Full disclosure. I prefer to use a card for everything. I love collecting cash back and travel reward points. Credit card hacking has saved us thousands of dollars and we pay the balance in full every month avoiding interest. My Dad always said to carry cash in case of emergency, but I rarely have anything…Read more »

Blooms Require Water

Everybody always tells us military spouses to bloom where we are planted.  Not always so easy, but something I’ve actually tried to accomplish.  More success at some locations than others, but not half bad at the end of the day. So the ideas of planter boxes, flower beds, mixed blooming pots and cut flowers really…Read more »