On Winging It

Our cabin was so much more than a little house tucked in to the woods. It’s where we learned—as a family—not only how to be a family, but also that “winging it” is the best way to go. When we purchased our […]

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One Month In

It’s hard to wrap my head around the fact we’ve been in Sydney for four weeks now. So much has changed yet so much has stayed the same. We’ve up and moved to another continent. Tim’s started a new position. I’ve transitioned […]

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On Moving

This is not my first moving rodeo. I moved twice as a child but only a few miles apart. My freshman year of college, I moved my belongings—only boxes at the time, no furniture—back and forth between 7 different places, after my […]

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Moving Day

This morning, we fit the VERY last piece of furniture in our 5×12′ storage unit. We made sure every last bit was given away, tossed out, or packed, including both mattresses. We released little caterpillars—a surprise snuck home yesterday in Nicola’s backpack. […]

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Unearthing Ghosts | The Emotional Component of Moving

This journey to Sydney has been so much more than a physical one. In fact, I’m beginning to think that’s the easy part as we get closer to the date. Sorting, packing, discarding, storing—it’s easy enough to tackle. What’s not is the […]

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One Less

We parted ways with our sweet pup, Willow, a couple weeks ago. With all the traveling we’ll be doing in Australia, we knew we’d probably need to leave the dog behind. Then when we looked up flying with her, we realized her breed […]

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Adios Little Mountain Cabin

We purchased this sweet little mountain cabin in 2015, nestled between the edge of two nationally protected plots, one park and one forest. I had no clue when we first started this weekend home journey just how much I’d fall in love […]

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Soon to Be Expats!

We’re soon-to-be American expats. A total dream come true. Tim accepted a job transfer that will take us to sunny Sydney, Australia! We’re going down unda. Wait, say whaaaaaa? ETA: less than two weeks. Follow us as we pack up our life […]

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