Getting Used To Seasons When You’re From California

In Southern California where I grew up, any type of weather (that isn’t fire) causes excitement. Reactions to rain, snow, and wind usually go something like this: Oh wow! Look at the drops of water falling out of the sky! Oooo, FROZEN water falling out of the sky! Let’s play in it! Did I just … More Getting Used To Seasons When You’re From California

Holiday In Portugal

Since moving to the UK, our traditions and habits have changed quite a bit. We spell words differently and spend less time with family. Our holidays are spent experiencing new things rather than returning home. Last month we went to Portugal for Easter, and I realized it’s been a few years now since we had a “real” … More Holiday In Portugal

2017 To-Do List

Our little cottage has really come together in the last year, and it feels so good to be fully settled in our home. It’s almost hard to remember what a long painful process it was. Almost. I still haven’t forgotten how stressful and frustrating it was when all our belongings went missing for 8 months before finally being delivered … More 2017 To-Do List

Berlin City Break

Our Christmas present to each other was a quick getaway to Berlin. We were drawn by the Christmas Markets, and the price was right, so off we went! Germany goes all out for Christmas, and we were excited to see for ourselves if German Christmas Markets are in fact the best. I think I’m still … More Berlin City Break

First Year In The UK

We celebrated 1 year of living in the UK while we were in Prague, and we celebrated in the best way possible: traveling around with my family. Yeah, I know I’m a little late in bringing this up since it’s nearly October, and that was back in July.*oops* I’ve struggled to summarize how I feel … More First Year In The UK

Expat Tales

I’ve become more sentimental since moving abroad. There I said it. Food is one of the many things that triggers nostalgia. The other day I discovered where Sainsbury’s hides Kraft Mac & Cheese (in the sweets aisle, really?!), and I was way more excited than I should have been. Andrew and I then proceeded to eat … More Expat Tales