europe vs. USA

europe vs. USA

It’s quite the adjustment being back in the U.S. after living in Europe! We miss a lot of things, but at the same time we’re pretty happy to be back among the familiar…so here’s just a little list I made in my phone of some differences…

Favorite Chains through Europe

Favorite Chains through Europe

I know…chains don’t always get the best reputation. We all love finding unique boutiques and eateries that aren’t replicated, but you have to admit that some chains are done right. Europeans are less into “chain” restaurants and stores in general…that is more of an American thing. But…

favorite healthy food swaps

favorite healthy food swaps

After so much time on the road, I especially love cooking in my own kitchen because I can control and know what goes into the meals we eat! We try to stay smart about our eating habits and while we’re not too strict, I have a few…

before baby bucket list

before baby bucket list

i found this in my endless folders of drafts, and i had typed it up our first or second year of marriage. it’s a list of fun things i had hoped to do just chase and i before we took the next step and started…

what i’ve learned from travel

what i’ve learned from travel

i’ve learned about new cultures, food, art, music, clothing, dance, and beliefs. i’ve learned about beautiful differences in the way people live around the world.   i’ve learned patience. so much patience. (i don’t always practice it, but i’ve learned it ;)   i’ve learned…