Nashville, Tennessee

Below you'll find all the things I enjoy doing when I'm home visiting family. Although I haven't lived in Nashville in over 13 years I still call Nashville home. If you can get around a city without a GPS you can call that place home. (I have many homes at this point in my life!) Nashville will forever be my hometown tho.  Opryland Hotel We l[...]

Parenting in Lithuania

When we lived in Slovenia, I wrote a blog post about parenting in Slovenia. Now that we live in Lithuania, I thought it would be fun to write about my experiences in Lithuania. Much like Slovenia, it's not uncommon to see children Nolan's age 9 walking to school by themselves or taking the bus alone. Kids have more freedom in Lithuania than they do[...]

Our Life in Bags…Again

If you've followed my blog for a while you'll know that when we started this life, one of my first blog posts was called Our Life in Bags. I thought it was only fitting that at the start of this new journey I would start with the exact same topic, with some tips and tricks, I've learned along the way. As a disclaimer, some of the links in this blog ma[...]

Gilroy’s U-Pick Cherries

Today the boys and I went on an adventure to Gilroy, CA U-pick cherries. We've been strawberry and apple picking many times, but we've never been cherry picking. So when I saw the advertisement for U pick cherries I loaded the boys up and headed to Gilroy. (If you're new to Monterey that's about a 45-minute drive to Gilroy) This is the first time t[...]

My La Mesa Home

PCS season is here! I thought before moving out of my house I would give a quick tour of the Cofete floorplan in La Mesa and on Fort Ord. We have lived in this house as a family of four and as a family of five and I can honestly say that it fit our needs perfectly! My Favorite things about this floor plan I loved that this house had two[...]