Our Summer in Australia

Even though my family and I returned to Australia earlier this year due to the pandemic, we had already planned to spend the summer here. We truly love our community in Newcastle, and we feel…

A Week Up At Shoal Bay

We have less than a month left in Australia, so we have been filling our days with all of the things we miss/can’t do in NYC. One of our favorite things to do here is…

Boat Day on Lake Macquarie

Before everything had reopened here in Newcastle, Gabriel would go train with one of his fencing coaches at Speer’s Point Park. This was back when you were only allowed to leave the house to get…

You’re Stuck At Home… Now What

Boy oh boy has it been a week. I was up visiting Sophie at Cornell last weekend, as things began to escalate, and as theories of what would happen next began to circulate. At that…

A Very Australian Christmas

This holiday season was a little different for me. As my family counted down the days ’till Christmas, we were also counting down the days until we left Australia again. We were originally supposed to…

Movies to Watch This Fall

We’ve all been in that agonizing situation. You know, the one where all you want to do is have a cozy afternoon watching a good movie with a cup of tea and cider donut, but…

It’s Fall, Y’all

Before I start off this post, I just wanted to say THANK YOU! The amount of love I received after my last post was totally unexpected and amazing. Those who know me IRL know that my…

Where I’ve Been…

Hey. It’s been a while… How are you?  I can imagine that you are probably seriously confused. I mean, I went on a three month blogging hiatus, came back with one post promising not to leave…

My Winter Wonderland Christmas

You know that feeling you get when you love something so much that it hurts? Like it is just so perfect or beautiful or amazing that you literally cannot find the words to express how much…