Happy Friday Y’all! This week my top five Friday is going to be all about dining out! Like I’ve told you before, Aaron and I have our date night every Wednesday, and we have reflexology and dinner. Nothing huge and it’s not a fancy dinner either. But let me tell you, have eaten at loads … Continue reading Friday Top 5: Date Night Restaurants
Today is another day that I have learned how I just need to rely on the Lord and what his plans are for us. I want to write a couple of posts on this, but for today, I want to share with you the story of how it was decided that we would move to … Continue reading Trusting the Lord: Deciding on Jakarta
I read an article that talked about all the things expats wish they would have known before they moved to their new city. It was interesting to read all the responses. They talked about missing big kitchens where friends and family could gather, good bread and cheese, clothing and shoes that are the right size, … Continue reading Moving to Jakarta: What I Wish I Packed the First Time
It’s Mother’s Day! I usually don’t get too into the holiday, but after last year’s Mother’s Day, I wanted to make sure this one was good. Nothing too terrible happened, you know, just my kids throwing a fit about dressing in regular clothes so took me to lunch wearing their pajamas. But Mother’s Day has … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day: Why I Love You Mom!
Yeah! It’s Friday, or as I like to tell the kids it’s FRI-YAY! So have been thinking about topics to write about and I figured Friday’s would be a fun day to share with you some of my favorites! Some ideas I had to share are things like my favorite pictures, Instagram accounts, blogs, food, … Continue reading Top 5 Articles of the Week: Expat Life
Yesterday I wrote about my feelings about us moving back to the U.S. But I have to admit, one of the things I’m excited about is us buying a new house and furnishing and decorating said house. We decided to sell our house earlier this year before we knew we were coming home and will … Continue reading Design Ideas: My Future Office
I am the director of marketing for a training and coaching company back home in Texas. I have been with the company for the past five years, three of them while we have been here in Jakarta. Not only do I oversee the marketing, but I also am on the leadership team that helps guide … Continue reading Current Feelings on Repatriating to the U.S.
This morning I had a special treat! My hubby went to the grocery store with me. I know, may not seem like a big deal but it’s nice to have someone with me as I do not like grocery shopping in Jakarta. I know, but I love food and love to cook right? Yes, and … Continue reading Adventures in Jakarta, Grocery Shopping
At the beginning of April, I spent a week in Brisbane, Australia for work. I figured it would be a great time for me to see Sydney as I had wanted to travel there since I was a kid! Back in October our entire family went to Melbourne and had the most amazing time! I … Continue reading Two Days in Sydney, Australia
Today Aaron and I were talking about our family budget for when we go home. We have to make lots of big purchases so we have saved the past three years so we can pay cash for everything when we go home and won’t have any debt past our mortgage and car payment. So I … Continue reading How We Save for Christmas