“America is my country and Paris is my hometown,” said American writer, Gertrude Stein. I may have to agree with good old Gertie on this one. I’m obsessed with Paris. I feel at home, at ease and constantly inspired. Perhaps it’s the champagne, crepes or croissants that make me so happy, but I feel that… Read More Meet me in Paris
People ask me all the time if I have ever tried haggis. Yes, I have not only tried it, but I actually really enjoy it (insert cringe faces from my friends back home)! Do I think about what is in it and that the FDA still hasn’t given it’s stamp of approval in the states?… Read More Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
Gaudi, he was an interesting dude. Devoted his life to his work, stopped showering and gave up on love. Or perhaps love gave up on him given his devotion to his work and not his hygiene. Anyway, Scott and I enjoyed the land of Gaudi recently by visiting Barcelona for my birthday weekend. We toured… Read More Gaudi, Messi and Sangria
I have finally come to terms with the fact that I won’t be the future Mrs. Prince Harry and I have decided to embrace Meghan Markle and pass on my wisdom as a fellow expat and a wife of a Brit. Meghan, you and I have a lot in common. We are both young, beautiful… Read More Advice for the future Mrs. Prince Harry
Recently I went to two of the most romantic and magical places. The city of lights and the cheesehead capital of the world! That’s right, Paris and the midwest of the United States of America. The similarities were endless. Arc de Triomphe Mall of America Both have architectural masterpieces. The Louvre The Lego store I… Read More Paris is always a good idea, you betcha!
Can we please talk about double decker buses? I love them so much. And it doesn’t matter that it’s been two years since I have moved to the UK, the novelty hasn’t worn off. Public transportation is a huge part of my life in Scotland, because the novelty of driving stick shift on the left… Read More The Wheels on the Bus
Hen parties. They are like Bachelorette Parties, but for some reason they like to be associated with poultry. Men are stags, which I think are far more attractive than hens, but I don’t make the rules. Because if I did…then I would suggest women being does. You know doe a deer, a female deer. I… Read More Hen do, Hen don’t
One of the hardest things about moving abroad is leaving your girls! And not to gloat, but I have kickass girfriends. Meeting good girlfriends after the age of 25, in my opinion, is not easy. Add in the “I’m not from around here” sign tattooed on my forehead and it makes it even trickier. So… Read More What, like it’s hard?
Early this Spring I became a godmother to the most adorable godson ever! As you can see below he was just as thrilled as I was 🙂 Now I know when you think of someone providing religious wisdom and guidance, you definitely think of me. But, don’t worry, I will mainly be providing my godson… Read More I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse
Let’s discuss my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. This year I spent the day like usual. Went to work, donned my sombrero, sipped margaritas then spent the night at a karaoke bar. Ok, so Scotland may have confused Thanksgiving with Cinco de Mayo. But considering this was the first time I ever worked a Thanksgiving in my… Read More Thankful