Living Abroad

The 12 Days of 2020

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

Living Abroad, Scotland

Summer lovin’

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’

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Cheers my dears

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

Living Abroad, Scotland

I’m a better person when I’m tan

Personally, I think I’m a better person when I’m tan. I have a glow, I feel confident and it means I have seen the sun in the last month, which always results in a better attitude about life. But over the last few years, I have had to get used to my white, pasty skin… Read More I’m a better person when I’m tan

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Advice for the future Mrs. Prince Harry

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. Dear Meghan, My name is Ashley, and you and I have a lot in… Read More Advice for the future Mrs. Prince Harry