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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 562

Take out boxes/bags USA vs UK I love the American take out boxes in restaurants. It means you don’t have to eat all your dinner in one go – save it for lunch = economical! Nothing is wasted! You can … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 475

Homecoming! Apparently, it’s nearly time for Homecoming in the US high schools. Despite hearing this phrase a lot in movies and wot not, I don’t actually know what this means, since we don’t have it in the UK. It means … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 352

Superbowl Sunday Today is Superbowl Sunday. It’s not like last year’s buzz here on the East Coast when the Baltimore Raven’s were playing, but I guess in Seattle and Denver they are whooping it up! I’ll be watching the commercials … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 162

I had crabs! And a Maryland tradition is finally complete – I had crabs! And I whacked with them with a mallet (they were dead), I did the ‘roll back’, and I pulled the meat from the legs – yeah! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 79

My Virgin Super Bowl So, get a cup of tea (hot for UK peeps and iced for USA folks) and prepare for my Super Bowl installment….. 🙂 Pre-Super Bowl My previous blog got me two invitations to Super Bowl parties, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 78

Superbowl weekend So, it’s the Superbowl this weekend and that means A LOT of talk about football (and chicken wings, which, apparently, Americans will consume over 1 billion of during the game.  Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 52

Halloween and Hooters You might want to grab a cup of tea for this one….! So, let’s start with Hooters. Hooters, dear friends, is a bar which prides itself on its employees, who it promotes as lovely, buxom, fit ladies … Continue reading

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