The picture above is symbolic of the sun setting on 2020. Ha, it’s actually just a picture of me during a nature hike that I was tricked into by a friend of mine earlier this year. One of the many things that went well in 2020. Instead of sharing my top 10 from this year,… Read More The 12 Days of 2020
A few months ago I was writing about quarantine life and how I was keeping myself busy with new recipes, puzzles and alcohol. Oh, the good old days! I also mentioned how I was getting out for some exercise. And one of the activities I took up was cycling. It’s an excellent source of cardio,… Read More Just like riding a bike
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 an effort to hopefully bring a smile… 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 who 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 conveniences… 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