Last weekend we did a quick weekend getaway to Dubai with The Spawn. So far we have been on the plane around 6 times with our Spawn. The first time we flew from Dallas to Toronto and back to Dallas when she was around 1.5 months. The third flight was Dallas to Kuwait when she… Continue reading Flying with an Infant
Happy 4th of July to everyone! I really miss being outdoors and having a Popsicle while watching the fireworks.. Hopefully one day soon we will be back and can share these moments with our Spawn. I didn't have any outfits for The Spawn that's American (Lots of Texas, but no American....) So I thought we… Continue reading July 4th!!
When we found out that I was pregnant after almost a year after the miscarriage, we were so happy - but then there was always a fear of another miscarriage resonating behind all the happiness and joy. Thankfully I had an amazing pregnancy the 2nd time around - sadly no cravings! But I did eat… Continue reading It’s just not the same….
We invited a few friends over two weeks ago, but forgot that it was Ramadan. For those of you who are not from Kuwait, this means no restaurants will deliver food until after 3 PM. So time to figure out what to make! One of our friends only eats fish so I had to figure… Continue reading Fish Biriyani
Everyone has different experiences, but having a miscarriage is one of most devastating things to have to go through. My emotions were all over the place, and I was feeling alone and at times the feeling of grief was inconsolable and overwhelming! I think it is assumed by many that once you have a child… Continue reading Coping..
After coming to Kuwait, I've realized finding decent Chinese food is difficult. Most Chinese takeouts add way too much sauce and it's like you're having to dig out the meat. One of my go to places in Kuwait if I want decent Chinese food is PF Changs. Before you start, I know PF Changs is… Continue reading Copycat – PF Changs Mongolian Beef
I've cut down on my blogging the last two years for various reasons, and I have been debating whether to start up again and share my story. Also, I was feeling bored with the previous blog address and wanted something new and fresh. I couldn't think of anything catchy so kept it simple and used… Continue reading New Design, New Address, New Insights
This last week we were in Dubai for the Arab Health Exhibition. This tradeshow is fast becoming the worlds largest tradeshow and exhibition in the healthcare industry. Before Arab Health started, The Husband and I decided to do a side trip to Oman for 2 days the weekend before Arab Health started. When we were… Continue reading Weekend Getaway: Muscat, Oman
Dr. Martin Luther King's 87th Birthday was last Friday, and yesterday was the official holiday in the US celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King. I was reading his "I Have a Dream" speech and couldn't help but dwell on the portion "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation… Continue reading Martin Luther King
For this last Christmas/New Year we were not able to go back home to be with our loved ones during the holidays and were stuck in Kuwait. It was a an emotional time for me because I was missing all the festivities, but we tried to do a little something here to take away the homesickness as… Continue reading Cookies Galore!