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Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’

Best things about being stationed in SHAPE, Belgium

It’s now been almost two years since my husband was stationed in SHAPE, Belgium.  It was definitely a unique assignment.  There was a US Army base at Chievres and then a NATO base with soldiers and servicemembers from dozens of different European nationalities only 30 minutes away.  It was an adjustment to say the least [...]

Blog Round Up #60 – Where has it been?

J. A. Alcaide / / CC BY-NC-ND I don’t know where it’s been but certainly not here!  I’ve been dutifully bookmarking and noting all my favorite posts…and then not writing about them!  Here are my latest helpful favorites!

Blog Round Up #58 – The Happy Dance Edition

Neal. / Foter / CC BY Well…I’ve been doing the happy dance all morning, glory be I say!  Our unaccompanied baggage (UB) arrived almost all intact…except for a few senseless knick knacks and a crushed laundry basket, our 700 lbs came out okay.  This was also the first time I put a computer and printer [...]

Does your European home have…..

This post was originally written in Belgium, but it applies to ANY European home, so read on! After another cold night at my friend’s house and their pipes bursting, I thought I would write this!  Here are some more things you need to think about when you look at potential homes at your new overseas [...]

Round Up #49

So I took a day off from skiing to do some catching up.  My inbox is full, my bookmarks are overflowing, and the laundry has piled up.  What a perfect storm when I don’t feel guilty sitting at the computer and sharing my favorite blogposts and sites I’ve visited the last few weeks.  If you [...]

Round Up #48 – New Year’s Edition

I am consumed with events.  I still have family visiting.  I am still entertaining.  I can’t remember the last day the house had a thorough top to bottom cleaning.  I am currently SOL.  But, I did make time to follow some of my favorite blogs the last two weeks!  I’m always going to find time [...]

Visiting the Neuhaus Chocolate Factory Store in Brussels, Belgium

  If you are living in Belgium or will be in Belgium near Brussels, you gotta go visit the Neuhaus Chocolate Factory Store.  I love to go here to buy bulk chocolate for gifting and especially in January to buy all the chocolate on sale, one of the two times a year stores do official [...]

Round Up #44

I am home sick for the second day, and what am I doing?  Trolling around all over the internet…when I should be sleeping and trying to get rid of the yuck.  I could barely swallow yesterday, and I haven’t had a cold drink in two days either.  Obviously, I am going to have some things [...]

The ONE household item my friends in Belgium WISH they had brought with them

I recently did a poll of my friends stationed in Belgium on what they WISH they had brought with them PCSing to Belgium.  I gave them only one choice, no cheating and no multiple entries.  In no uncertain order, these were the things they thought were the most important. FYI, even if you are moving [...]

Family Passes Can Be Worth It and More

Let's face it. Amusement parks are terribly expensive in Europe. I'm typically too cheap to splurge on one, but if you love amusement parks, here are examples of deals that can make it worthwhile!

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