During this time of uncertainty I have been thinking a lot about life before COVID-19 and the things that I thought were overwhelming and stressful at the time. Now they just make me laugh in comparison, so I thought I would share one of them with you in effort to hopefully bring a smile to… Read More Okay Let’s Ride!
Well, it’s been a minute and nothing like a pandemic to get me writing again. I am on Quarantine Day 17 and like everyone else I am trying to keep myself busy while staying at home. In an effort to keep myself sane during a time that is both sad and scary, I have tried… Read More It’s Quarantini Time
This past November, Scott and I went to South Africa for the first time. I will be honest, I initially thought South Africa would be filled with all sorts of creatures and natural wonders that could kill me at every turn. And I was right. For those of you that have read about my love… Read More More of an indoor girl
I always share my experiences about living abroad, but I have never discussed the actual process of moving to the UK. In my opinion, there are 5 stages of expat life when moving to another country. It’s a bit of a rollercoaster that oftentimes crashes and derails, but it’s totally worth it! 1. PLANNING STAGE It’s… Read More I’m in a glass case of emotion
Summer is over and Mother Nature is laughing at all of us who thought Scotland was going to miraculously stay warm forever. As I mourn the sun, I’m thinking back to the highlights from my third summer in the UK. Top 10 Highlights from my summer in Scotland! 1. There was an actual heat wave,… Read More Summer lovin’
Scott and I went back to the new world last month and enjoyed seeing family and friends in my favorite city in the world, Washington, DC! I spent the majority of my 20s in DC and it’s definitely home for me. So I thought I would share a quick travel guide and some of my… Read More Hey Mom! The Meatloaf!
It’s been three years. Three years since I moved from this… to this… In honor of this anniversary I have decided to share the highs and lows, the peaks and valleys, the pros and cons of being an American Expat in Scotland 🙂 PRO: The beautiful history and architecture of Edinburgh never gets old! CON: Modern… Read More Cheers my dears
So, it’s over. I’m not talking about the wedding. I’m talking about our hopes and dreams shattered into a million little pieces. Every little girl/woman in their 30s has the dream to become a princess. Now I really like Meghan; she’s American, a feminist and can seriously rock a messy bun, but she’s now a… Read More The Princess Diaries
Let me introduce you to Jamie Fraser. It’s ok, you can take a moment and soak up that jawline. Jamie Fraser is the Scottish hunk on the TV series, Outlander, and he makes me REALLY happy about living in Scotland. Other than my husband, of course. For those of you sad people who haven’t watched… Read More Sing me a song of a lass that is gone…
Before I moved to Scotland I thought how lucky I was to be moving to a country that speaks English 🙂 Baha! Three years later and I’m still learning a new Scottish word or phrase everyday. The majority revolve around booze, insults or the weather. Here are some of my faves: Bevvy An alcoholic beverage. Learned… Read More Haud yer wheesht