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When we went to the local grocery store for the first time (Cold Storage) we felt as if we spent a similar amount of money compared to our usual St. Louis shopping trips but got about half as much food.  So, I decided to do an actual comparison to see just how much more expensive [...]

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One year ago today we landed in Singapore and started our Asian adventures!  It’s hard to believe it’s already been that long, but at the same time, so much has happened.  We learned to scuba dive and wind surf, Justin became a Dr. and a Professor, three of our best friends got married and three [...]

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I Could Have Danced All Night

On March 18, 2012 By

When we got married, Justin decided to buy his tux in anticipation of future black tie events.  Three and a half years later he got to use it!  We went to the George Washington Ball, hosted by the American Association of Singapore that benefits the Children’s Cancer Foundation.  This year’s theme was “Hollywood Glamour of [...]

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Following up on our trip to the Night Safari, Justin and I headed out Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park.  It’s basically a zoo that only has birds – so you can imagine, they have a LOT of birds.  It was actually a lot of fun as the birds were really beautiful [...]

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Washer/Dryer

On January 21, 2012 By

The high-density nature of urban life in Singapore leads to some very curious results.  Not the least of these is our washer/dryer combo unit.  Our washer/dryer is placed in a specific cabinet in our kitchen.  Although this tiny set has many aspects similar to small units in the US, a couple key differences:

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Around Town

On October 28, 2011 By

7 months ago we moved to Singapore (well, I moved….Justin joined a few months later) and between work and travelling we have tried to explore our new home city/country!  Honestly, it truly is a great place to live…..where else can you go swimming year round?!?  Here are a couple of places we’ve checked out:

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Singapore, Start Your Engines!

On October 23, 2011 By

In addition to cricket, I’ve learned that F1 racing is quite the popular event outside of the US – *and* Singapore happens to have the only night race, so we wanted to check it out!  We were warned in advance that it would be loud…and wow, that was accurate advice.  Thankfully we brought ear [...]

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