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12 Reasons My Home Will Never be Featured on HGTV

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I like pretty things as much as the next gal.   I think I’ve good taste when it comes to paint colors and fabric patterns…not that you could tell from my house.   I scan Instagram and look at gorgeous homes…even the homes of other expats.  I don’t know what filter they’re using, but I […]

Enjoying Fall When You are Far From Home: Part 2

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It’s warm in a lot of the places we live during this time of year, but we can still experience a changing season by decorating, baking, celebrating, and bringing in the sense of warmth that the fall brings.  Adding in the warm colors, fragrances, and tastes of the season can be easy to do right […]

Enjoying Fall When You are Far From Home: Part 1

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Making our home feel like the holidays has always been important to me. September rolls around and my kids are begging…”Can we decorate? Can we make cookies?” I revisit my Pinterest board for everything pumpkin and apple and I beg my barista to make me a Pumpkin Spice Latte (still, not available on this side […]