If you looked at a map and could pick any place in the whole world to live, where would you choose? Maybe you're partial to the sun and sand. Maybe you crave the mountains. Maybe you love a bustling city or the quiet countryside. Whatever it is, we all have our preferences when it comes to a place to live. A few years ago, my husband Michael and I decided we wanted to live in Europe. We traveled … [Read more...] about Why I Moved to Germany
I am always on the hunt for the next show, movie, book, or podcast. I always appreciate when people share their reviews so I can pick my next thing to watch, read, or listen to. Which is why I always look forward to sharing my own series: Reading, Watching, Listening where I discuss all my favorites along with the ones I just couldn't stand. I had quite a few love or hate relationships with my … [Read more...] about Reading, Watching, Listening
One year ago I was meticulously packing up my two suitcases, beads of sweat dripping down my back as I lugged them back and forth from the scale trying to get the weight to right at 70 pounds. It was at 82. I needed to be right at 70 pounds because I was carrying my whole life overseas, but if I went over, it was going to cost me. At the time, that was my biggest struggle. Little did I know what … [Read more...] about 10 Things No One Tells You When You Drop Everything and Move Across the World
I'm excited to finally reveal a secret Michael and I have been working on.... we are going to be on TV! Michael and I filmed an episode of House Hunters International. Our 15 minutes (or 22 minutes for the episode) of fame for HGTV's House Hunters International. If you've been following this blog for a while you know that my mission is to live life to the fullest, see the world, and collect … [Read more...] about We’re on House Hunters International!
Sometimes the world seems like a terrible place. People are cruel or mean or unfathomable things happen without any real reason. But when floods in Houston and surrounding areas started, I kept seeing people from all over the world in all capacities do their part. I have read countless stories but some of my favorites are from my friends. Such as Sarah who got her company to donate boats … [Read more...] about Where to Shop and Donate for Hurricane Harvey Relief
You can take the girl out of Texas, but you can't take Texas out of the girl. My home state has been on my mind more than usual lately. And it's not just because I'm homesick. It's because one of the largest and devastating hurricanes has hit my home state. Houston and surrounding areas are particularly impacted with flooding that has reached over 2 feet. Nine people have died, 3,000 have been … [Read more...] about BIG ANNOUNCEMENT+ Help Me Support Houston Hurricane Harvey Victims