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A Midwestern Girl's Guide to Moving West

Hello again, Gentle Reader! The last you heard from me, I had moved the Manwich out to Arizona, but I was heading back to Indiana. At this point, I've been out in sunny Arizona for a little over six months. While I don't consider myself an expert on Western living, I can offer a few helpful tips for anyone Back East considering a move Out West :) Without further ado...

A Midwestern Girl's Guide to Moving West
Let's get the obvious stuff out of the way: Find a sunscreen you really, really, really like. Like, the kind that you'll fight with your SO over to use up the last little bit. For me, it was finding something mildly sweatproof in spray-on form. I also found a really lovely facial moisturizer with a good SPF. Just think of living in Arizona like living at the beach all the time: you get that awesome summery sunscreen smell without the humidity or hurricanes!Other obvious statement: Learn to love drinking water. I got a lovely adult sippy cup (it has a straw) at L…

Merry Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas from Sharona and The Canadian (and our kitties, Sammy and Mannie)