5 Things to Do Before (Temporarily) Moving Abroad

Moving overseas, even temporarily, while exciting, can be daunting! Follow this list to ensure you take care of the logistics before leaving the States! This list assumes you already have flights, a job overseas (if necessary) and housing. Call your bank and debit/credit card companies: Before leaving the country, make sure you inform your bankContinue reading “5 Things to Do Before (Temporarily) Moving Abroad”

5 Best Travel Apps for Europe

The following five apps are bound to make traveling easier, even if you don’t have cell phone service when you get there! Google Translate (free): Unless you’re fluent in the language of the country you’re visiting, you’ll want to download Google Translate. This app allows you to translate between two different languages using text, pictures,Continue reading “5 Best Travel Apps for Europe”

My Easy, Go-to Strawberry Banana Fruit Smoothie

If you haven’t noticed yet, I’m obsessed with fruit smoothies! I love fruit & you can throw practically anything into them (including hidden nutrients), so they’re a win-win! This is my favorite fruit smoothie recipe because it’s so versatile! Strawberry Banana Fruit Smoothie Serves 1-2 people 1 banana (I like it best when they’re justContinue reading “My Easy, Go-to Strawberry Banana Fruit Smoothie”

Happy Halloween ’19!

In our 9+ years together, my hubby and I have only celebrated three Halloweens together due to being long distance or living overseas. Our first was while we were still in high school; the second was during our college years (who can guess what our costume was!? Comment below!), and the last time was whileContinue reading “Happy Halloween ’19!”

Travel-Friendly Kitchen Hacks

This is a compilation of kitchen hacks I’ve found over the years. I’ll be honest, I haven’t tried all of them, but they’re just too handy to forget about!  Need a rolling pin? Use a wine bottle with the label removed. Stained container (from pasta sauce, etc.)? Combine sugar, dish soap, ice cubes, and waterContinue reading “Travel-Friendly Kitchen Hacks”

What to Pack for a Kitchen Overseas

When I move overseas for nine months, I only take a large suitcase, a large carry-on and a personal item. Even with a minimum amount of space, there are certain kitchen items you can’t live without that you’ll want to take with you from home. This is my list of kitchen must-haves overseas: Small blender:Continue reading “What to Pack for a Kitchen Overseas”