Going “Home”

One of the most bizarre things about expat life is taking trips back to your home town, and being on vacation while everyone else is living the life you used to live as well. Maybe in larger cities it isn’t as strange, but in small town Connecticut, it isn’t like there are tons of people…

Blog-iversary!

  Its hard to believe I’ve had this blog for a year now, and that its been a year since we were starting to make the preparations for our big move across the pond. It’s been a hectic last month with visitors and my first trip back to the U.S. In 6 months, so there hasn’t…

Haters Gonna Hate: The Awkward Expat Conversations 

Since moving to the UK, my American ness has been mostly meet with amusement or curiosity. I explain to a lot of people that I’m from about halfway between New York and Boston, because no one has heard of Connecticut ( kind of like no one in the U.S. has heard of Cumbria. ) I…

Throwback Thursday: Puerto Rico

So I’ve been traveling a lot the past few weeks, for work then for fun, then we had guests. So until I catch up with uploading photos, here’s a throwback to a vacation destination I hadn’t really considered going to until friends brought it up.   Also, I’ve decided to make my Instagram public! So catch up…

Show your World: Autumn in Connecticut

Feeling a little nostalgic and homesick this week, so for Tiny Expats show your world project, I did a quick description of my old hometown in Connecticut.  Not the one I grew up in, but the most recent hometown, where I lived the longest since I left my parents’ house. . The air is crisp…