Madrid Is For Lovers….And For Me 

Well. HELLOOOOOO Madrid!!! We started the last leg of our trip today. Madrid had a lot to live up to after such amazing times in Marbella and Barcelona. What I have been most excited about for this part of the trip is the family aspect. I have been anticipating a true Spanish family feel andContinue reading “Madrid Is For Lovers….And For Me “

La Sagrada Familia = las Speechless….Leaving Barcelona 

I would have never guessed that I would physically feel so much attachment and sadness to leave each place we have visited. But I genuinely do feel it. It hurts to leave. Barcelona showed up and left a permanent mark on my heart and spirit!!!  As I sit on the rainy train back to Madrid,Continue reading “La Sagrada Familia = las Speechless….Leaving Barcelona “

Fancy Pants and French Don’t Mix…

Biggest accomplishment today? Hailing a cab in the pouring down rain in Barcelona. Pretty much a city girl now! 🙂 I love that no two cab rides here have taken the same route! Its afforded us to see other parts of the city , albeit speedy! It was a national holiday here so the townContinue reading “Fancy Pants and French Don’t Mix…”

Tapas and Tiaras…Fancy Goes To Barcelona 

Where do I even begin for today’s recap?Today has been a day that definitely deserves a “hashtag blessed” with no shame. I have used every cliche white girl phrase I know to go on and on about the day! MY MIND AND MY HAIR It occurred to me this morning on the way to theContinue reading “Tapas and Tiaras…Fancy Goes To Barcelona “

Dear Guy Who Stood Me Up Tonight…..

To the guy who stood me up today: 😎 Thank you for doing that. No, really. I mean it. It’s been a rough week. I felt better enough to shower and curl my hair a little, line my lips and “smokey my eyes” for you. It was the first time this week that I feltContinue reading “Dear Guy Who Stood Me Up Tonight…..”

The One That Got Away

You know how sometimes you just know?  You KNOW that was the right job to take.  You KNOW moving to that new city was just right.  You KNOW that coffee and caramel and whip cream all go together.  You just KNOW. Imagine walking into a room and just KNOWING that what was across the wayContinue reading “The One That Got Away”

Casually Sequined

When is it ok to wear sequins to work? Answer:  It is always ok to wear sequins to work. One of my fav go to casual outfits.  Covered in feathers today and my hair is cooperating.  It’s gonna be a fantastic Friday for sure! Great tops, fabulous old-school clock necklace and awesome chunky bracelet. Oh,Continue reading “Casually Sequined”

Pete and Repeat – The Boys That Won’t Go Away

Hooray for a new week!  Some of my favorite outfits are up on deck this week to show you from shopping in my closet as well as some of my favorite stories and life lessons to go with them!  You’re going to see lots of repeats this week.  That was what made putting these togetherContinue reading “Pete and Repeat – The Boys That Won’t Go Away”

Diagnosis for one please…corner booth is fine

This one is going to be a bit long. But I have to give you the background so that you’ll get the “where I am now” stuff. And there is just no short way around that. I guess I could do a video and talk. But, it’s been a long day. The bra has alreadyContinue reading “Diagnosis for one please…corner booth is fine”

Foreign Parenting for the Faux Mom

Taking on the adventure of hosting a 16 year old foreign exchange student for someone who has never had kids is not for the weak. I didn’t think that I would have too much to say about it. Then, I looked in the mirror and remembered who I was talking to. OF COURSE I haveContinue reading “Foreign Parenting for the Faux Mom”