thursday thirteen

TT#7 – Things I’ll Miss When I Start Working Again

June 12, 2008

A non-food related TT this week! 9 months after quitting my job in New York, getting married to the BF of 5 years, relocating to Dubai, and taking the time to explore a new country, I am just about to say goodbye to the life of leisure and embark on a new job, new career, […]

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Thursday Thirteen #6 – Favorite Foods that Keep Me Running

May 29, 2008
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13 of My Favorite Foods that Keep Me at The Gym I have been delinquent the last few weeks as I couldn’t think of any inspiring themes. Then I thought, why not just write about the one thing that’s on my mind 24/7….Food! So this week, here are 13 of my favorite foods that keep […]

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Thursday Thirteen #5 – Apartment Needs

April 10, 2008

13 Things I Still Need For My Apartment   It’s been 5 months since I’ve relocated from New York to Dubai (7 months for my husband) and there are still major pieces of furniture and other house stuff that we don’t have either because we haven’t gotten around to buying it or we haven’t found […]

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Thursday Thirteen #4 – Illegal in Dubai

April 3, 2008

13 Things Banned / Illegal in Dubai 1. Porn 2. Sex Toys 3. Codeine 4. Poppy seeds (A Swiss national is serving a four-year jail term after three poppy seeds from a bread roll he ate at Heathrow airport were found on his clothes.) 5. Secret Dubai Diary (Etisalat customers cannot access the site but […]

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Thursday Thirteen #3 – What’s for Dinner?

March 27, 2008

13 Dishes I’ve Made For Dinner Recently 1. Rogan Josh (a type of Indian lamb curry) 2. Chicken Korma (a type of chicken curry) 3. Pho – this is a vietnamese soup made of beef broth flavored with star anise – and served with flat rice noodles, thinly sliced beef, thai basil, thinly sliced onions, […]

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Thursday Thirteen #2 – Procrastination

March 20, 2008
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Yesterday, I had been sitting in front of my computer since 8am in the morning. The goal was to search through the Dubai online recruitment agencies and apply for jobs. By 2pm I still hadn’t logged on to a single job website (shh…don’t tell Scotch). What is wrong with me? I kept promising myself that […]

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Thursday Thirteen #1 – Things I Like About Living in Dubai

March 13, 2008
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13 Things I Like About Living in Dubai 1. Weather is perfect just now – great tanning weather and comfortable outdoor dining temperature. 2. Shawarmas off the street for only 3.50 Dirhams (that’s 95 cents!). 3. Freshly squeezed mango juice easily accessible at street stands and so yummy. 4. Visiting the spice market and trying to identify […]

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