My First Year in the UK

I have officially been in the UK for one year. Actually, I'm very late writing this as my one year was in September. But, life has a way of keeping you busy. I still find it funny that I live in another country. I never imagined that I would ever live outside of the United…

Summer Days in London

When the weather heats up in London, everything breaks. Literally everything. England is not here for extreme weather be that snow or sun. They function their absolute best in cloudy, rainy weather. This I learned this past weekend when a simple plan of wedding shopping and sight-seeing turned into the longest days of my life.…

A Very British Day

Afternoon tea has quickly become a favorite date for my hubby and I. It's such a fun thing to do and because it's such a common thing here in the UK, there are tons of places with different vibes to pick from. This time we choose afternoon tea at The Podium. A fancy restaurant in…

Coffeehouse Roundup

The winter weather here is still taking me a bit to get used to. I’m used to freezing cold temps, car sliding in the street because of all the snow, falling to your doom on black ice, and winds so bitter cold that it feels like someone punched you in the chest when you step…

Learning a New Language in the UK.

I didn't think moving to England would require learning a second language, but it does. Although both England and the US are English speaking countries, there is a HUGE difference in our day to day language. Also similar to the US, depending on where in England you are people speak with different accents. All of…