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Here’s a bit of what we’ve been up to since we moved into our apartment! Lots of trips to Jysk, the Bed, Bed + Beyond of Sweden. A visit with sweet friends from Kyiv! We met at the “beach” as they traveled to an orphanage outside of Odessa. A trip to Ternopil to visit our … Continue reading May

Found a home!

Before we moved here, we searched online for apartments. In Ukraine most apartments are rented out by owner or the owner uses a realtor to advertise. Kind of like condos for vacation rental in the States! Our friend Yulia was kind enough to call apartments for us, but because we couldn’t come in person, the … Continue reading Found a home!


We are 111 days away from our goal move date! I can hardly believe it. Lots of things that have been ideas, dreams or plans are actually coming to fruition. December brings enjoyment of our last advent & Christmas in our home. In January we will buy our plane tickets (alllll five of them!) & … Continue reading 111

A new moving date!

We’ve been been for about two weeks and I think we are all finally adjusted back to time zone… no that’s not to say we aren’t still tired! (Maybe just Yura & me 😉) Before our trip, we had planned to move in May 2018. But we were able to learn more about next summer’s … Continue reading A new moving date!