So one interesting thing to note is the bedding situation. (Our bed pictured above on the left) Not terribly different than what we are used to but it seems duvets are popular here, you use the top sheet underneath and the duvet is stuffed in a sheet type cover, then there is a top blanket Read more about The Bedding Things[…]
Well we just passed the 1 year anniversary of getting our amazing Land Cruiser which inspired this post! Andrew is actually jumping in to help me with this one. First of all, I don’t drive!!! “No way, Jose!” Now, that’s not to say in a few years maybe I will but no thanks for now. Read more about Traffic In Almaty 😏[…]
So it’s always interesting in other countries when it comes to bugs and Andrew and I have both had our fair share of crazy bugs in various countries. I am happy to report that in Almaty specifically (I can’t say the same for the rest of Kazakhstan) that we don’t have any crazy large or Read more about Little Silverfish[…]
We had so much fun hiking a couple of weeks ago as a family. It was Eloise’s first trip! Avinelle is at the age now where she can actually hike a little bit. She was quite slow at times, but Papa hung back to walk alongside her and sometimes carry her. Then they got to Read more about Crossing the Creek[…]
Pic of our Eloise for cuteness!! So, since we just had a baby we are learning all about culturally what (some) people locally do both as the Baby and the Mom for the first 40 days after the Baby is born. There’s even more traditions that I’ve read about but not completely sure if it Read more about The 40 Days[…]
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So today was just one of those mornings. We woke up late, Avinelle got dressed in her pretty dress she picked out last night BEFORE breakfast (which she never does) and proceeded to spill juice all over it and we had to change her whole outfit which is a process as SHE picks out her Read more about One of those mornings[…]
So after arriving in Kazakhstan we shortly thereafter had to make a trip to the supermarket across the street to buy diapers. Now mind you since Avinelle is 2 years old and she has expressed some interest in potty training I was going to let us all settle in a bit (a month or two?) Read more about Potty Training Is Upon Us![…]