When I Lived in Austria: Vienna

Here’s another reminiscing blog post.. Here’s what I wrote when I visited Vienna as a carefree 20-year old, and where 7:30 was an unbearable hour and words like, “nast” were everyday jargon…  Awww… Ohmygosh, I seriously think I have witnessed…

Blog Archive: When I Lived in Austria

I’m working on deleting some old blogs because, well, who needs to hear about 19-year-old me’s drama and inner rantings?  I came across this little gem, which speaks volumes about my life when I lived in a gorgeous 13th Century Carthusian Monastery in the…

Spinach Salad

Few things make me happier than discovering a new bit of culinary genius.  On a recent trip to New York, I visited the Chelsea Market for the first time.  Note that I have been to New York more times than I can count (it’s only 3.5 hours…

Blog Archive: Massachusetts!

HAPPY THURSDAY!!! I’m heading to Massachusetts this weekend to celebrate my friend’s baby’s first birthday!  To help me get super excited, allow me to share a post from a previous Beantown trip…   I wrote a while back about my trip to Boston…

Winery Wednesday!

  These might look a bit familiar…  I love love love the Virginia wineries, and have been to several..  Allow me to share some of my recommendations on Wednesdays! So, I became a bit of a wine-o since I’ve moved here. Who knew that some Virginia…

Blog Archive: The Best $5 Ever Spent

Is it me, or did Monday come way too fast?  I usually am a very intentional weekend relaxer, but I feel like I was constantly rushing this weekend..  What’s up with that!? Saturday some friends and I made the short trek up to Frederick, MD to go to…

Why Basic?

I was chatting with a friend of a friend who kept saying, “that’s so basic.”  Feeling out of the loop, I inquired as to the meaning.  “You know,” she said.  “Basic girls wear leggings with Uggs and oversized sweaters..  They drink pumpkin spice…

Greece hotel holiday luxury house

You know you’re destined to be a fashion designer if you: a) spent most of your childhood making clothes for your Barbie dolls instead of playing with your friends; b) read fashion magazines instead of your school books; c) ran a boutique out of your basement at age 10…

10 Things To Do While In Ireland

Ireland has become a secret hide-a-way for vacationers in the past 20 years, and there is plenty to do while in Ireland. In the early 1990ís, Ireland took an economic turn upwards, and the country began to establish itself with economic success. Since then immigration has increased…

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