2017, a quick recap

Taking a look back at 2017, there was so much to be thankful for. It was a year of mixed emotions and changes all around. Here's a quick look at what we experienced and learned. Extra bedrooms are important... and so are extra beds. When you move abroad, everyone will come visit you. Everyone. Even… Continue reading 2017, a quick recap


48 Hours: To Paris and Back

Before we started this little adventure called Vienna, a few discussions needed to happen. We covered topics like language, the dogs, leaving our friends and family behind, etc. But when all was said and done, the most important decision we needed to make was "where will our first trip be?" My immediate, and very surprising,… Continue reading 48 Hours: To Paris and Back

A Decorative Void… Filled

The dreaded "awkward dead space". Every home has one. It's that little spot that you look at and constant think "what the hell am I going to do here??" and then walk away from to deal with it another day. It's the procrastination project worldwide. We have one. Well, I can now say we had one. Meet… Continue reading A Decorative Void… Filled



This weekend was the Vienna Wool & Design Festival. A festival for wool? Yes please! €10 per day entry on day of? TAKE MY MONEY!! Don't ask why I didn't purchase my weekend pass in advance. It's a sore spot in my soul. I am acutely aware that I shorted myself €8 for yarn in my budget.… Continue reading Stash


Monday Walkabout

It's Monday and the sunshine called me out of the house. Instead of sitting inside, crocheting the day away, I opted for a little city walk. My little city walk turned into a 4.4 km stroll through my new favorite spots in the city. I took a few selfies while soaking in the vitamin-D, snapped… Continue reading Monday Walkabout


Minnha of the Forest… and the Tierklinik

Our sweet girl is at it again. She is testing our ability to keep our heads on straight, our calm, and our finances. Who needs kids when you have chihuahuas, right? Let me give you a little back story. Meet Minnha, our 10 year old chihuahua-terrier mix. She's a bundle of diva and emotions on… Continue reading Minnha of the Forest… and the Tierklinik


Always take the stairs

Three days into my 39th year and I am already learning little lessons that will impact my life in the biggest of ways. 1. Not knowing the destination is part of the fun.  Coco scheduled a quick birthday trip for the two of us to take a few days away from home before Mama & Papa… Continue reading Always take the stairs