All About Me

Thank you for reading my blog! I want to give you a little background information
 on Myself & my family so you can better understand who we are and what our 
blog is all about!  
 
I am a wife of a professional basketball player in Europe and the mother of 2 great boys
 – Our life was once in America, where I was  a single mom who worked 15 hours a day, 
 trying to hold it all together! 
 
One day I met a man – who was a little bit younger  ...ok well a lot a younger than me –
 (like 10+ years ssshhhh) and who at that time was trying to become a professional basketball player – and told me he would eventually get a contract and take us all to Europe to live the Baskets life! 
I am not sure I quite believed him at first, but I supported his dream and watched it go from a dream to a reality! 3 Years after our first meeting – he had a professional contract to play basketball in Europe – and well, that is where our story begins – Marriage or Not ? To Go or not to go? Leave the USA ? What about the kids? 
 
SO – This is our story of moving across the world to be with the man we loved, to support his career and become a family!  Our story is about our life as a basketball family – the good, the bad and the ugly – The things we have learned along the way about moving and relocating ... 
(multiple times – from America to Lithuania, to Czech Republic & Currently in Germany ... and counting) – The amazing places we have been, and some tips to travel like a local
– the Languages we have learned – the food we love, and those things we really miss, our new culture and the lifestyle we must try to fit into and to understand –  And the way we try to give back to the communities we live in by raising money for Children's Cancer ….Most of all staying a down  to earth, sane family who loves and respects each other through all the amazing chaos!
 
If anything we have learned can help you … or just entertain you and you make you smile then my blog will be all worthwhile Welcome to our Baskets Life ....Please read and enjoy!
Stacey Veikalas
My previous blog was started at staceysandlin.blogspot.com 
 
 

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