I write about my thoughts and opinions concerning expat life as an American in New Zealand. My blog covers topics like adjusting to life in a new country, having children overseas, slowly improving my photography skills, and working as a nurse in New Zealand.
Happy Meatballs One of my cheap, go-to dinners is spaghetti. A box of noodles + a jar of sauce = food that everyone in the family will eat, and it all comes together in less than 20 minutes. Toss in some rolls … Continue reading →... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:30:58
Petting Zoo, the Easter Bunny, and Yankee Candle I’ve lived in so many places throughout my life, from growing up in the country to living in the ‘burbs to moving to a huge city to living in a small, historic town. I truly can’t decide what place I’ve … Continue reading →... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:00:16
Children?s Museum of Richmond This past weekend was “Museums on Us” weekend by Bank of America. If you have a BoA or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card, you get free entry to any of the museums on their list. We decided to use … Continue reading →... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:45
Homemade Pear Butter Joe and Jack are big peanut butter and jelly fans. We go through a lot of jelly these days. I already make my own peanut butter (so easy) but decided to give making some jam a try. The only thing … Continue reading →... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:15
Another Freecyle Dresser My new Freecycle dresser! It’s currently located in the living room and will most likely remain there as an entertainment stand / storage spot. A little rough around the edges (literally) but I still love it. Made in the ’70s … Continue reading →... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:46:20