• London Transportation with (or without) a Toddler

    One of my top priorities has been learning how to explore London with the little one.  This is a family friendly city and it’s atypical to walk more than a couple blocks without seeing a stroller.  There…

    April 6, 2016
  • The American Guide to British Words

    Moving to a new country can be extremely challenging, and even more so if you feel you can’t adequately communicate.  In this regard, we were happy that London was our chosen destination because language wouldn’t…

    April 3, 2016
  • Easy Recipes – Forgotten Chicken

    This easy and delicious recipe has been making the rounds on Pinterest for a while.  It allows for multiple ingredient substitutions and can cook between 1.5 hrs to 3 hours. This will only take about…

    March 31, 2016
  • Easy Recipes – Dijon Mustard Chicken

    Since we’ve been in London, I’ve been cooking much more frequently; often five or six days a week.  Back home, I typically only cooked once or twice a week.  There are several reasons for…

    March 8, 2016
  • This is our HOME

    For the past few months, I feel like I’ve just been going through the motions.  Figuring out our way around, finding a place to live, shopping for furniture, purchasing all new electrical items, looking…

    February 5, 2016
  • Getting Internet in London

    Who knew getting phone and internet would be so. dang. difficult. You can order phone, internet and tv from the same company, so we went that route because it seems logical, right? We moved…

    January 26, 2016
  • House Hunting in London

    We’ve been in temporary housing since we arrived in London, so we were very excited to meet with our estate agent to search for long-term housing.  Similar to most expats, we plan to rent (called “letting”) because…

    November 18, 2015
  • Starbucks Nicknames

    Ok, we’ve all had this experience. You order your drink and patiently wait for your delicious caramel macchiato to be made. And you wait. And wait. And then you notice a random cup sitting on…

    November 17, 2015
  • Crumpets

    I’m sure all of you have heard the saying, “having tea and crumpets”. I, for one, had no idea what a crumpet was, but for some reason I thought they were a type of…

    November 13, 2015