If you could live anywhere, real or make-believe, where would it be? I’m currently obsessed with these cute cabins in Canadian forests. … More I’m Writing A Book About These Dreamy Cabins!
Some of our family came to visit us at our new home recently, and it was a good excuse to go sight-seeing around Colchester. We had so much fun showing them around England’s oldest town, and getting to know it a bit better ourselves. Though there’s plenty to do here, Colchester isn’t really a tourist … More Getting To Know Colchester
I’m going to be honest with you: I’ve reached the “this is fine” stage of moving in.Ok, so the house isn’t on fire, but you know what I mean. There are little piles of clutter lurking in almost every room, and …it’s fine. I’m not bothered that our old wooden knife block is currently being … More Adding Comfort To The Bedroom – A Work-In-Progress Tour
For the first time in my life, I have a front garden. It’s a nice buffer between our house and the busy street that we live on, but I’m not sure what to do with it tbh. As much as I enjoy spending time outdoors pretending like I know how to take care of plants, … More How To Deal With A Front Garden
Once upon a time, I asked Andrew to help me hang a canvas print on the wall. It only required one bracket to mount the canvas frame. How hard could it be? Well, the wall was solid brick, and after trying to drill into the crumbling plaster without much success, he told me it couldn’t … More Personalization Tips To Spice Up Any Room
Exciting news! I ordered a rug for the living room! I even took measurements of the room before picking a size, so I’m feeling very grown up right now. The old me would see a pretty rug, gasp at the price for the ideal size, and then go for a smaller version. I got away … More Living Room Plan – Decorating On a Budget
I have a confession to make: I didn’t love Paris. I have a few theories as to why, so before you say, “What! How can you not love Paris?!” and vow never to trust me again, let me explain. I went to Paris for the first time over Christmas, and maybe that was asking too … More Six Days In Paris Over Christmas
It’s been awhile since I’ve written an expat post, so it feels good to revisit this topic that is near and dear to me. Also, relocating to a new town has brought back memories of how exciting it was to become an expat by moving to the UK. It was a crazy season in our … More 4 Things To Consider When Moving Abroad
Happy New Year! This year truly feels like a blank slate. We’re kicking off 2019 in a new house, new town, and newish job for me. I’m a believer that change can be positive because it brings new opportunities, but it’s also scary. Settling into a new environment is a daunting task, and deciding where … More How To Get the Most Out of Your Living Space When You’ve Just Moved In
Life’s been a little exciting over here lately. I started a new job, we visited our family back in California for Thanksgiving, and oh, we moved 2 weeks ago! Moving is hard work, and I’ve been so busy packing and unpacking that I haven’t had time to fully share my excitement! So let me quickly … More We moved!