Category: Lost and Found

Buying a Home in Sweden

One of the best decisions JoEllen and I made was renting a house in the center of Stockholm. Living in the heart of the city helped us to connect and fall in love with our new country. We… Read More

Reading and Travel: The Perfect Pair

For anyone that knows me, you know that I am an avid reader. I read novels, blogs, nonfiction, history, thrillers, and everything in between. I never leave home without my Kindle – public transit gives me lots of… Read More

Swede Tooth

After living in Stockholm for a year and a half, one thing has become crystal clear to me: Swedes are born with an insatiable sweet tooth! Swedes take their sweets seriously… very seriously. In fact, their confectionery consumption… Read More

Note to Self: Practice These Travel Skills

Even after our first two trips since moving to Sweden – Copenhagen and Croatia – Kevin and I began to acquire a list of travel skills that we need to polish to make the most of our time,… Read More

Pants or No Pants?

On Monday afternoon, March 23, I sent an email to the principal of Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES) with my CV, a cover letter, letter of reference, and teaching license. I was shocked when I received a reply email… Read More

Don’t Just Dream It – Make It Happen

Before we get to where we are now, I’m going to take us back to where the adventure all began for me. Before I moved to Sweden, before Kevin became my handsome husband, I turned a dream into… Read More