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My Annual Thanksgiving Post

I have no excuses for being blog-less for so long. Life is crazy. But our Fourth Annual Corrales Thanksgiving was the perfect reason to get back on here. One, because I like to stop at least once a year to … Continue reading

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My Annual Thanksgiving Post

I’ll skip the part where I say it’s been forever, because, well, that’s how I’ve started my last few posts. So I’m going with the assumption that it’s just a given. Moving on. Today we had our Third Annual Corrales … Continue reading

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Second Annual Cantabrian Thanksgiving

It was such a hit last year that we did it again. Thanksgiving in Corrales. We couldn’t actually do it on Thanksgiving Day (that stupid work thing again…), so we did it on the following Saturday. We had a much … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day Spanish Style

Yes, believe it or not, in little ole Corrales there were at least two bars that were having St. Patrick’s Day parties on Saturday night. AND it just so happens to be one of our friend’s birthdays. Two perfectly good … Continue reading

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Los Reyes

So, here in Spain, the Christmastime holidays are a little bit different. Spaniards do celebrate Christmas, and there are even some who put up trees. But Christmas here is not like Christmas in the states in that there is no … Continue reading

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Aaaaaand we’re back! Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!! We had a wonderful trip to the states. A little crazy busy, but soooo nice to see everyone. We were lucky to have been able to cover as much ground as we did in 12 days. Virginia, … Continue reading

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My First Turkey Day in Spain

10:45 and C is basically passed out on the couch. Our friends just left and I feel exhausted, but I had such a wonderful day. I spent a few hours last night doing most of the prep work…chopping, mincing, grating, … Continue reading

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T-Minus 2 Days!! (And a bit more on The Process…)

Well, first of all, about the process. As I mentioned, the good ole folks who handle the approval process for parejos de hecho in Santander didn’t so much like the paper that we had gone alllllll the way to Madrid … Continue reading

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More Class and Starting to Plan for Thanksgiving :-)

I went back for my second class today…and I LOVED it just as much as the first one!! We were doing what I think was probably 8th grade exercises (hello present perfect tense!) but it was a really great review. … Continue reading

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The Weekend

Suffice it to say that they drink a lot of wine here. Well…maybe it’s just that my friends drink a lot of wine, so that isn’t so much specific to Spain as it is to me? And maybe it’s not … Continue reading

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