• 5 Fail-Proof Cures for Expat Homesickness

    Most recently since our family’s relocation from America to Spain, the Fall season also represents a slight tinge of…homesickness.  When I long for apple cider, candy corns, roasting marshmallows and the crackle of that first firepit of the season I…

  • Why Halloween in Barcelona is Amazing

    If you’ve ever met me personally, if we’re friends on social media – HELL, if you’ve ever strolled past our home in New Jersey during the month of October, you know ONE thing. We friekin’ LOVE Halloween!!! Not because I’m…

  • 6 Surprises About Raising Expat Kids

    Life abroad really does give you an entirely new perspective into the world – and raising expat kids in Spain has had its fair share of surprises along the way. When we made the decision to move to Barcelona with…

  • 7 Important Expat Lessons One Year Later

    “What row are we again, hun?” I asked my husband as we stepped onto the airport tarmac leading us towards a massive United Airlines Boeing 757.  “Uhh, I think Row 19…..seats A through E,” my husband responded and chuckled as…

  • 5 American Conveniences You’ll Dearly Miss…

    We’re at the heart of summer here in Barcelona which means twelve straight days of literally NO rain, city-chic farmers tans and bottomless pitchers of fruity sangria.  It also equals sizzling Spanish streets, sleeping with fans blaring and endless hours…

  • My First Key Experience with Spanish Culture

    Truth be told, I agreed to move to Barcelona having never even been here before. No pressure at all, right!?  Call it an enormous leap of faith, but also one of the most exciting parts of our move. The unknown waiting to be discovered. …

  • Moving Abroad with Kids: Our Story

    As thrilled as Tony and I were for this next chapter of our family’s life, relocating to Barcelona, I was worried sick about telling the kids. Moving abroad with kids is an exciting adventure, but breaking the initial news to…