Travel

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

Travel

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

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

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 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

Scotland

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 for our wedding. Wine comes in small and large glasses. Yea, no free pour over here. Obviously you will… Read More Scottish Travel Tips

Expat Life

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!

Scotland

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

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