The Quest for the Best Bagels in Madrid

bagels in Madrid

When you’re from the USA, actually, when you’re from the East Coast of the USA, there is one thing that you will miss when you are in Spain: BAGELS. Finding a bagel- any bagel- let alone, the best bagel in Madrid, is no easy feat.  Enter:  Bruja’s Bakery.  This is a business that I announced […]

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5 Easy Recipes to Try


Are you looking for some easy recipe inspiration?  Trying to find delicious recipes that have a variety of flavors and textures and come together in a cinch?  Then you’ve found the right blog post!  Here you will find 5 easy recipes that not only look amazing, but they are so easy to make, they can […]

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What’s in My Bag


As I get ready to head back to Spain, I am packing my tiny suitcase, but as always, my suitcase is going back with me much heavier than it came.  Actually, now that I think about it, I could have brought an almost empty suitcase, just clothes to workout and leggins to sit at home […]

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What is home?


Hello, hello! How we are about half way through January is absolutely beyond me!  It was just November, and then it was Christmas and New Year’s and now it’s almost February!?  What?  Things have been going swimmingly around here, and it feels good to be home.  I am actually writing this from my parent’s kitchen, […]

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Saturday Life.


It’s been so long since I’ve given ya’ll a glimpse into one of my days.  For whatever reason, these are the HARDEST posts for me to write, yet they are my favorite to read on other people’s blogs.  Call me nosy, but I love seeing what normal days look like for other people, so in […]

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Snow Days


Hello!  From the USA and from my first snow day in three years! I surprised my parents last week, which was a last minute decision.  I bought tickets to come home (for various reasons) and then didn’t tell my parents about it.  I flew home, trained to our town, and walked home.  They were in […]

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New Years Intentions 2018


The other day, while out on an absolutely FRIGID walk, I was listening to a podcasts talking about New Years resolutions and intentions.  The podcast talked about the various personality types, according to Gretchin Rubin (writer of The Happiness Project).  She says the types of personalities are: Upholder, Questioner, Rebel, and Obliger, and depending on your […]

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2017 in Review.


Oh 2017, what a year you were!  So many great and unexpected things happened.  It was a year of a lot of love, a lot of growth, new opportunities, fun, adventure, loss, experience, and change.  It was a good year, and looking back helps me see exactly how wonderful it was.  I am confident that […]

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A Weekend in Bordeaux and Toulouse


I’ve officially decided the France is my spirit country…like you’re spirit animal, but it’s my country.  I have now been to France 3 times (Paris, Lyon, and now a weekend in Toulouse and Bordeaux), and each time, I leave happy, full [of cheese] and planning my next trip.  Toulouse and Bordeaux both blew me away, and […]

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Easy and Healthy Greek Yogurt Bread

greek yogurt bread

Luis has this affinity for buying way more yogurt than one should ever eat, which means he buys it, leaves it in my fridge, and then buys more…usually before I’ve even opened the last container.  I do appreciate having a never ending supply of yogurt, but I can´t keep up.  With an abundance of Greek […]

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