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Making Friends in Morocco

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Making friends has never been easy for me. As a young child the friends I had in preschool were largely the same people that complete high school with me. That’s …

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Our Life in Marrakech: 6 Month Update

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It’s been six months now since we moved to Morocco full-time. Some days it feels a lot longer. Some days it seems like no time has passed. So many things …

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Our Life in Marrakech: December Update

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It’s been almost four months since we moved to Marrakech, and I haven’t done an update post on day-to-day life since October! Lots has been happening since then.  I think …

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Celebrating Thanksgiving as an Expat

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  Last week was American Thanksgiving, and the first holiday we celebrated out of the US. I spent most of the day making all of the staples, roast turkey, stuffing, …

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12 Delicious Couscous Recipe

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Couscous is one of the simplest side dishes to cook. Sure the instant couscous sold in store aisles can’t hold a candle to real Moroccan couscous but it can be …

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Homemade Cheese Raviolis

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“Mom, do you know what you should make for dinner?” What buddy? “Cheese ravioli. Do you remember how good those are? With lots of red sauce…no meat..” Yea, you’re right…I’ll …

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Spending Christmas in Morocco

In Morocco by Amanda Mouttaki2 Comments

Morocco isn’t the first place that pops into mind when the idea of a “Christmas” destination comes up. When we moved here, I really mourned the loss of the holiday …

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Recapping My Time in Rimini, Italy

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I’ve shared before that my family lineage traces to Italy and so when I was presented with the opportunity to attend TBDI (Travel Bloggers Destination; Italy) in Rimini this past …

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