Expat Life, Travel

Gaudi, Messi and Sangria

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

Expat Life, Travel

Paris is always a good idea, you betcha!

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!

Travel

Keep Calm and London On

I was back in London Town this past weekend (casual hair flip) and per usual, it was fabulous. Scott and I went down for a friends reunion for about 36 hours. It was a sans kiddos weekend. And when your friends who have kids, are without their kids, everyone reverts to being 20. We are… Read More Keep Calm and London On

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The Greatest Game Ever Played

Said only Shia LaBeouf and well that’s not a reliable source. Golf and I have a love-hate relationship. I appreciate that golf is a sport that takes a great deal of skill, discipline and encourages long naps on Sunday. But it is very slow, takes hours to play and four days for someone to actually… Read More The Greatest Game Ever Played

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The Championships

There is nothing like celebrating Independence Day at the most British event ever. Scott and I went to Wimbledon on the 4th of July! It is the sporting event of dreams. You can dress up in a cute outfit, bring a bottle of wine with you and be close enough to catch a sweaty wristband.  At… Read More The Championships

Expat Life, Travel

I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse

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

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30 something

I should really watch that show now that I’m actually in my 30s, despite the horrible 80s clothes, I could probably relate to all the adult-ing going on. Or I could just live in Stars Hollow and be part of the 30 something gang. I should probably choose my path soon. Anyway, in honor of St Patty’s Day,… Read More 30 something

Travel

When in Milan

It’s been 10 years since I have been to Italy! I know poor, sad me. But 10 years is a long time to go without homemade pasta, pizza and Italian men. 10 years ago looked something like this… Young, single with my girlfriends pretending to be in a tampon commercial. Now it looks something like… Read More When in Milan

Expat Life, Travel, Wedding

Wedding Season

In the states June is definitely the month for weddings and that seems to be the same in the UK! After the wedding in England, it was time for some Scottish wedding traditions. The first one was in St. Andrews and it was Scott’s best friend, Mr. Love, marrying his beautiful fiance Sharon. I’m not… Read More Wedding Season

Expat Life, Travel, Wedding

English wedding

After touring Durham that morning, we arrived in King’s Lynn by mid-afternoon. It’s a small town situated off the River Great Ouse. Scott and I walked around and discovered all 5 streets that made up the charming town and then decided to head back to watch Murray in the French Open! I would like to… Read More English wedding