the most random of posts

caution: random contents ahead we celebrated my friend marli (& her bump!) a few weeks ago at her beautiful baby shower. there was great food, thanks to callie.  yummy beverages, such as mimosas & coke floats. sweet treats, like cake balls cake pops & cookies. & many, many laughs with my besties. it iced over again here in dallas. is…
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here we go…

wow. i remember like it was yesterday when i wrote this post. same title. i was about to start an adventure with my sister of moving to israel. and here i am about to begin a new journey with my husband. all day i have had this weird feeling in the pit of my stomach. nervousness and excitement all rolled…
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savoring that good ‘ol family time

the last few days have been all about family and just hanging out with ones we love. since we leave the country in 4 days, we are just soaking up all the time we can get with them. since “moving in” to dekel’s parents house, we get to see his older siblings and their kids a lot more, since they drop…
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randomness to the max

dekel & i had such a random, but wonderful day yesterday. we woke up early to go to the social security office to sign some papers & then we headed to super-pharm to get some last minute medications and cremes before our trip (which we leave for in 5 days!!!), then we hit up the grocery store to buy some…
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juicin’ & packin’

so tonight is the last night dekel & i will sleep in our little flat here in tel adashim. we are “moving in” with his parents for the last week we are here in israel. and then, in 10 days, we leave for thailand!!! i have pretty much packed up all of my clothes, except for a pair of jeans, shoes…
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quitting meat cold turkey

dekel and i are going vegan. we are going to stop eating meat & animal by-products alltogether. we are quitting life as we know it. cold turkey. (pun intended)  🙂 this includes eggs & dairy. and i looooovvvveee me some cheese! it’s going to be hard and its not going to happen over night, but its a way of life we…
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our cyprus adventure

as i mentioned in the previous post, dekel and i just returned from our wedding in larnaca, cyprus. before flying, i wanted to know where i was going. dekel had been before, but to a different city and he had been in the summertime, which is much different. in the summer, there is more to do. you can beach hop, take part in…
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day 4. my parents

my parents are wonderful.  they are both encouraging, supportive and loving. my mom lives in dallas and i miss the hell out of her! i can already tell i am like her in many ways, like i have the trait of hers to always want to include people, to never have anyone feel left out. i definetly took that from her.…
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day 1. intro, photo & facts

hi. my name is miyan & i live in israel. i was born here in haifa, but i was raised mostly in dallas, texas. half of my family lives there and half of my family lives here. i have the best of both worlds. 1. i am getting married in 6 days! 2. i am the oldest of 8 siblings 3.…
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he put a ring on it

so…i got engaged this past weekend! im like so akward about it because im not like screaming from the rooftops and i feel like im not enthusiastic enough. it has nothing to do with how much i love dekel, because im madly in love with him. the thing is that we had talked about getting married before so i knew…
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