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Create a morning routine

Do you ever wake up in the morning and before you realize it, it’s 3:30 in the afternoon and where has the day gone? It’s time for dinner and get the kids in bed and ‘Wow, that was exhausting! Let’s just go to sleep.’ Maybe not for you, but I can say I’ve had way more […]

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Beauty of Imperfection (Olivia’s birthday)

clapping-baby

So, I guess I’ve fallen into that category of people that wish for the Pinterest perfect life… …and yet I fall so short! I’d love to whip up a beautiful party like a piece of cake. But then my piece of cake turns into this… I took a picture of this disaster hoping that I’d […]

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Quick and easy teepee for kids

teepee

Olivia had her first birthday the other day. The fact is that I didn’t think too much about her birthday until two days before just because life’s been so busy. But when I was looking up some party decorations, I was inspired! I’ve always wanted to make one of these teepee’s or tents but didn’t […]

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Countdown to Christmas with DIY Jesse Tree

jesse tree downloads

Last year, I really wanted to start some traditions with my family including the countdown to Christmas. But at 39 weeks pregnant, I never made it past the dreaming stage. It was a great Christmas but definitely a transition time. So, I thought this year would be my opportunity. I want to do the Jesse […]

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Dal Bhat

dal bhat

We made Dal Bhat as part of our Nepali food party one night. I thought it would be like a soup but it ended up thicker then I expected. It was still yummy mixed with rice and the chutney makes it not so dry. Ingredients: 1 c. lentils 1 T. oil 2 cloves minced garlic 1 […]

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Butter Tea from Nepal

butter tea

  Ingredients: 2 black tea bags 6 c. water 1/4 t. salt 2 T. butter 1/2 c. whole milk Instructions: Boil the water. Add the tea and let stand for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Melt the butter and put in blender. Add the tea, salt and milk and blend well. Enjoy! It really was quite interesting. Kind […]

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Vegetarian Momos from Nepal

momos-boiled

Ingredients Dough: 3/4 c. flour Water – As needed 3/4 t. salt 2 t. oil Stuffing: 1 c. finely chopped cabbage 1/4 c. finely chopped Carrot 1 T. finely chopped garlic 5  finely chopped sprigs spring onion 1/4 t. sugar 1/2 t. pepper (black) 1 t. soy sauce 1/2 t. salt 1 T. oil Mix […]

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What does a grateful heart look like?

thanksgiving

Thanksgiving! So, we know we should be thankful all of the time. And we are reminded over and over throughout November that this is the month to be super thankful or at least more aware. But I find that even with the reminder of Thanksgiving I struggle. I go around knowing that I should be thankful. But I […]

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Making Memories List

making-memories

So this is sort of a bucket list but more of a making memories list. These aren’t so much my ‘life goals’ as just things I think would make for fun experiences and it would be cool to make memories with my people. Some form of this list has been hanging around since I was probably 15 […]

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10 tips for flying with babies

flying-tips

We made it home! I don’t know how, but we’re here and we survived! Actually, flying with babies isn’t as bad as you might think. Yes, I still get a little tense with anticipation but I’m trying to learn to take it easy.  It helps to have a great team partner to bounce off of when it gets […]

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About Me

I'm Kari, I blog about travel, faith, health, my family, etc.

I'm Kari, I blog about travel, faith, health, my family, etc.

Right now I'm working on a Culture Expedition project with my family to learn more about different places in the world and the people that live there.
I'm Kari, I blog about travel, faith, health, my family, etc.
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