The Time That We Almost (But Not Really) Ate Dog for Dinner

And now for the grand reveal! First close your eyes. Imagine how the blog used to look...can't remember because it was so boring? Here's a reminder: Okay, now open your eyes. TA DA!!! Welcome to luluKanagroo's new look! Isn't it AWESOME!!!!! I just want to keep staring at it because it is SO pretty! Amanda … Continue reading The Time That We Almost (But Not Really) Ate Dog for Dinner

Ex-Pat Life Series Part 4: Longing for Home and Longing for There

This post is something that's been percolating as I have adjusted again to life overseas. We've been here 15 months already if you can believe that, an amount of time that makes us seasoned ex-pats here, no longer in the newbie crowd. Not only that, but we haven't had a home leave yet! We're entitled … Continue reading Ex-Pat Life Series Part 4: Longing for Home and Longing for There

Ex-Pat Life Series Part 3: Being a Person of Welcome

I started this blog post months ago, and its been on my mind since then to finish it and then finish the Ex-Pat Life Series. When I started writing this, I had been in Shanghai just a few months...I think! I can't remember exactly when I started writing it, that's how long its been. So … Continue reading Ex-Pat Life Series Part 3: Being a Person of Welcome

Ex-Pat Life Series Part 2: Keeping in touch with people at home

Photo credit: studiom1 via http://www.123rf.com<a href="copyright: studiom1 / 123RF Stock Photo" target="_blank">Copyright: studiom1 / 123RF Stock Photo I decided to push back the post I had planned for Part 2 of this series to next week because I got quite a bit of feedback on last week's post, Ex Pat Life Series Part 1:Why don't … Continue reading Ex-Pat Life Series Part 2: Keeping in touch with people at home

Ex-Pat Life Series Part 1-Why don’t people at home reach out to me?

Lulu be all like, "Mickey Mouse Yay! AHHHH I HATE MICKEY!!!" You guys last week Lulu turned 2.¬†TWO! And I am having an identity crisis. You know, no longer a mom of 2 under 2 and all. We're celebrating her birthday this Saturday with a little shindig (why am I throwing a party for a … Continue reading Ex-Pat Life Series Part 1-Why don’t people at home reach out to me?