Edinburgh, Expat Life

Thankful

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

Expat Life, Sports, 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, Wedding

Wedding Bells

Those of you that know me well, know that I enjoy celebrating and extending a celebration as long as humanly possible. Therefore, I’m just writing about our wedding seven months later! Sorry, not sorry. Life just gets busy sometimes, but had to share at least a few snippets from our wedding week, no matter how long it’s… Read More Wedding Bells

Expat Life, Scotland, Wedding

Scottish Travel Tips

What do you do when 40 Americans are visiting Scotland for the first time? Give them some helpful travel tips, of course! I shared the following with my family and friends before visiting my new home. Wine comes in small and large glasses. Yea, no free pour over here. Obviously you will go with the… Read More Scottish Travel Tips

Expat Life, Sports, Wedding

Happy Anniversary!

Long time, no Cheersblondie!!  No worries, I’m here to fill that sad hole in your life! And to get everyone up to speed, I’m going to share the top 6 things that have happened in the last 6 months! If you didn’t make the list, don’t take it personally. I’m sure you were number 7.… Read More Happy Anniversary!

Edinburgh, Expat Life

Blood, sweat and tears

That’s right…blood, sweat and tears. A month in and I’m freaking ready for battle. Me and that lemon chiffon paint. Scott and I have been in non-stop flat mode, in hope to push through our giant to do list. Organized in an excel spreadsheet, of course. That I mark off as we complete things. 🙂 We were… Read More Blood, sweat and tears

Expat Life, Home

Cinderella

Cinderelly, Cinderelly, night and day it’s Cinderelly! Come on that key is totally the one that Gus Gus could barely get up the stairs. And speaking of stairs… And manual labor… What I’m getting at is I’m basically Cinderella now, see we even have a fireplace. And, of course my prince, haha. It’s been one… Read More Cinderella

Expat Life, St. Andrews

The Great Outdoors Part II

For those of you that didn’t read “The Great Outdoors” post, first of all, shame on you. Where the hell have you been? And second, to catch you up, it was an in-depth analysis on my feelings towards the outdoors. This is Part 2 of those feelings. My dislike for nature stems from my childhood. Ha,… Read More The Great Outdoors Part II

Expat Life, Sports

Sports

Back home sports mainly consist of baseball, basketball, hockey, and FOOTBALL. Yes, I capitalized that to emphasize the importance. Over here, soccer is king along with rugby and golf. Then there is a whole slew of sports like cricket, still unsure of it’s purpose and the distinction between Pinocchio’s little friend and it’s weird similarities to… Read More Sports

Expat Life, St. Andrews

Beaches

Don’t worry I’m not going to break out into a Bette Midler medley. This is about the beautiful sandy beaches of St. Andrews. Now while walking on them I might have to wear jeans, a sweater, socks, a hat….you get the idea 🙂 But they sure are pretty. And I’m not thinking of or stalking pics… Read More Beaches