A Birthday Staycation – Liwa Hotel, Abu Dhabi

What makes growing older more bearable? Why, the celebration of course!

This year for my birthday, HubsterΒ and I decided to book a mini staycation in a local hotel. We chose the Liwa Hotel in Abu Dhabi for our quick getaway.

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The value of Mr. M

The worst feeling in the world is when your office Administrative Assistant is on leave for an extended period of time. Our Mr. M works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that everything in the office runs smoothly. He anticipates our needs before we even realize we have those needs and quietly meets them.

He has been away now for three weeks and almost another week looms ominously ahead of us before he returns to our loving, welcoming, demanding arms.

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Elocution competitions – The Devil’s Doing

I firmly believe that elocution competitions are the devil’s devious doing. Why you ask? Let’s just say that my experiences with public speaking have not ended well. Read on for more details.

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Time travel – Rewind and Fast Forward

Rewind

How many of you remember these?

Flake bar (PC : Amazon.com)
Flake chocolate bar (PC : Amazon.com)

This was such an irreplaceable part of my UAE childhood. My youth has been formed of countless powder-y Flake bars.

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TTLT – Day 6 – Connect

Last weekend DH and I had a chance for a quick getaway to Kuwait.

Although the tripΒ was mostly to re-Connect with family, we did manage to squeeze in some time for ourselves.

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