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It has been wildly busy for us this past month as we celebrated living in Spain for eight months this May. We have embraced the slower-pace life living in Spain and so the last few weeks have reminded us of our U.S. fast pace that we prefer to forget (ha). Between a move to a […]

Our Life in Madrid: Real Madrid + a New Flat

May 26, 2024

We had the best trip to Sardinia, Italy recently! What fun it was to experience the Mediterranean coastline of another country besides just Spain. Sardinia had many similarities to Mallorca, Spain expect a main difference: the food! We indulged in some delicious Italian food from homemade pizzas to pastas and gelato – Italy’s food really […]

A Yummy Weekend in Sardinia, Italy

May 17, 2024

#discounted by FeelFree Rentals; opinions are my own We had the best Semana Santa in San Sebastián! We have always wanted to visit the area of Spain once we learned about how beautiful it is and the amazing selection of food there. From our home base in Madrid, this was only a four-and-a-half hour drive. […]

Semana Santa in San Sebastián

April 2, 2024

It’s hard to believe that it has been six months since we moved to Madrid, Spain! I have less “pinch me” moments now and honestly, it’s beginning to just feel like our norm. I had an emotional moment this past week, though, as I met with other expat moms at a local Tres Cantos park […]

Six Months Living Abroad

March 31, 2024

Hosted by Moxy Hotels Val d’Europe; opinions are my own What a fun, whirlwind weekend in Paris! I visited Paris as a child with my parent when I was our oldest son’s age, around eleven, and I remember it not being my favorite trip. I had experienced a slightly odd bed and breakfast situation, several […]

48 Hours in Paris, France

March 25, 2024

#sponsored I trust Flytographer with my life, truthfully. For the last five years, I have trusted Flytographer to capture our family’s travel images around the world. We started by hiring Flytographer back in 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland on our family’s first trip to Europe. It was such a special shoot and that moment, I was […]

A Flytographer Shoot in our New City: Madrid

March 20, 2024

Grammy and Pop just left after a great first visit to experience our new life in Spain! It was such a fun feeling, waiting for them at the Madrid airport to show them our new home. After them taking an overnight flight direct from Philadelphia (one of the reasons that we chose Madrid was due […]

Our First Visitors to Spain

January 22, 2024

In my mind before moving to Spain for a gap service year, I expected that I’d be blogging constantly, sharing all about the differences I have been experiencing here. But an unsurprising thing has happened the more time we spend in Madrid, with this now being our almost fourth month living in Spain: there’s nothing […]

Our Life as Expats in Spain: An Update

January 14, 2024

We were so glad to have a long weekend break in December, a combination of two holidays in Spain. Wednesday was Constitution Day and Friday was The Day of Immaculate Conception here in Spain, which they combine to be a puente or a long break. With school out, we followed our family motto of “no […]

A Puente in Valencia, Spain

December 8, 2023

#discounted by Rotonda Apartments; all opinions are my own What a great long weekend we had in Mallorca, Spain! This was our first dip into the Mediterranean, and now we’re spoiled. If the water doesn’t look like that sea, we don’t wait it 😉 Now living in Madrid, we wanted to utilize a day off […]

Mallorca with Kids: A Mediterranean Paradise

November 19, 2023

This product is sponsored; opinions are my own When we decided to move to Madrid, Spain, we knew we’d need a new desk setup for my husband and I. After my husband settled into spending the last three years working remotely at our farmhouse in South Carolina, he knew what worked and what didn’t. He […]

How We Work Remotely: XEBEC

November 13, 2023

It’s been one month since our big decision to move our family to Madrid, Spain! After arriving with just a few days left in September, we wanted to let a full month pass before making our next update on life here. As we closed the chapter of our first week living in an Airbnb in […]

Our Gap Year in Madrid, Spain: October

November 9, 2023


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