Category Archives: Food

Genius AND Environmentally Friendly!

Lord knows that I have my moments here when the words “genius” and “environmentally friendly” are FAR from my mind.  However, this is an item of which I’ve been a fan of since living here.  The water pump! Supposedly the … Continue reading

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I’m still alive!

Sorry, sorry.  We were in the U.S. for a month and in the week that we’ve been back, I’ve just been uninspired.  The trip to the States was great and my Turk travelled further than some Americans do!  We flew … Continue reading

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The Joys of Living in Turkey #2

Argh, I swear I’m a really good baker.  Baking is my thing.  It’s what I do when I want to relax or feel at home.  However, after just making lemon squares and having to scrape off the entire burned top. … Continue reading

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I love the food here, and my busting-at-the-seams jeans are proof of that.  It’s amazing though, the things that one misses when living abroad.  I’d been having insane cravings for oatmeal for weeks.  It is sold here, but I was … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

Most days we have free time in the afternoon between the hours of 3 and 7.  Usually, our conversation is something alone the lines of, “What do you want to do?” and then “I don’t know, what do you want … Continue reading

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Ode to Figs

Just kidding…no poetry here, but I love figs!  I think my love of them is partly because they’re delicious and partly sentimental.  My mom loved figs and always told me that her Italian grandparents always had fig trees and fresh … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted…again. We’ve been working, working, working, and working. Trying to take advantage of a few free hours here and there, but it’s busy season and busy season means work. Is it October yet? I’d … Continue reading

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Boat tour!

In my opinion, the most amazing thing about living here is the scenery and the beautiful sea and beaches.  Here we have a pretty little harbor with a number of big boats that do boat tours daily.  Today we actually went on … Continue reading

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I’ve created a monster

That’s right.  A few days ago I introduced Mustafa to peanut butter.  I couldn’t believe that he’d never had it before.  It’s just such a staple in America and he has traveled a fair amount.  Shocking, really.  He said he’s … Continue reading

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