We needed a change of scene before Christmas -something completely different from home. I think both of us were missing California when we decided on Lanzarote, and it showed!
We stayed in Puerto del Carmen near Los Jameos Playa, and beached. it. up. We filled up on tapas and enjoyed the sunshine. … More Chill-out In Lanzarote
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
Hello world! Remember me? I didn’t mean to disappear from the blog for so long. August and September came and went without much excitement, so I didn’t feel the itch to write. But I’m breaking my silence now to tell you all about our mystery weekend booked through srprs.me! Srprs.me is a travel site that … More A Weekend In Geneva
It’s been TWO WHOLE YEARS since we left California and moved to England! When I look back on the last two years, I feel so proud of us. We moved to this country knowing NOTHING. Now we are practically experts – well at least Andrew is. Me on the other hand… Sure, I know a lot about … More Cheers To Two Years! Now What About The Next 3?
I don’t know about you, but candles are a staple in our house. I like to keep air fresheners and nice-smelling things permanently on hand, and therefore I’m always on the lookout for quality candles that don’t cost a fortune. When I do come across one that ticks all the boxes (great scent, long lasting, … More Meet The Inquisitive Co
I was asked recently what decorative piece in my home is my absolute favorite, and I thought “why not do a post about it?” My favorite thing is actually a collection of items bought on our travels –that counts as one right? I’m not really into shopping on vacation, and neither is Andrew. We travel for the experience rather than … More Treasures From Our Travels
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
week 1 // week 2 // week 3 // week 4 // week 5 Hi guys, remember me? The one with the fugly English garden? ↓↓↓This is what it looked like the day we moved in almost two years ago. I spruced it up a little last summer by trimming back the tree, but this shows … More Outdoor Living Room Reveal – ORC Week 6
week 1 // week 2 // week 3 // week 4 It’s my last update for the One Room Challenge before the big reveal NEXT WEEK!!! And at last I have some pretty(ish) updates to share! Finally. Seeeeeeee?My furniture came! Say hello to Mr Chiminea.Yes I put him together in the rain. Yes I am currently … More YAY For Furniture! – ORC Week 5
week 1 // week 2 // week 3 Is it really week 4 of the One Room Challenge already?! It’s going by QUICK – I don’t know where April went! Sooo…I wasn’t very productive this week. We didn’t get back from Portugal until Sunday afternoon, and the weekends are normally my project time. The weather … More Progress Despite The Weather – ORC Week 4