It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…in Mexico City

The last few years we’ve been fortunate enough to see how several other countries celebrate Christmas. Our international holiday tour began in the Dominican Republic on our honeymoon in 2014 and continued last year in France, Austria and Germany. This year we are enjoying festivities in Mexico!  Yesterday we arrived in the city after a…

Babymoon in Paradise

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. I can practically hear the clock ticking as I write. Every minute, every day, each passing week we get a little closer to the arrival of our baby girl. On Monday, I officially begin the ninth month of pregnancy. I’ve read the last month can often drag, but so far the…

Anniversary in the Alps

It’s hard to believe, but this Saturday is Matt’s and my first wedding anniversary! So much has happened since we said our “I dos,” but it’s been a fun ride. I didn’t have time to blog this week between Christmas shopping, goodbye parties for the first couple of our group to leave Toulouse and packing…

A Medieval Tale: Carcassone 

Part of the fun craziness of Matt’s new job is not knowing where we’re headed next. A few weeks ago we got a calendar outlining our assignments after Toulouse, but just yesterday Matt found out things might change again. Unfortunately the change means we might be headed out of Toulouse for about six weeks to stay…

Kisses and Castles–The Irish Adventure Continues

The power of a kiss is undeniable. Take that kiss, toss in a mystical stone and you may soon discover the “gift of gab.” At least that’s what the legend of the Blarney Stone says. Who am I to argue? There is a stone there, that whoever kisses, Oh! he never misses to grow eloquent….