This post is for you brave souls who are looking to move abroad for longer than 90 days, applying for a long stay tourist visa in the European Union. It’s a complicated, frustrating, expensive, stressful and exhausting endeavor but I believe it’s totally worth it. I began researching how to apply for a visa… Continue reading Moving Abroad: Applying for a Long Stay Visa
If you have come into contact with me for the past two years then you may already know my life dream is to move to France for a year. I think I have told our mailman, everyone at Liv’s French school and even total strangers who humor me with a smile while I crazily go on and on… Continue reading A Dream is a wish your heart makes
This post is a good follow up to Liv’s bedroom makeover since that was a result of my new mind-set after having an epiphany from reading the (seriously) Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I love to shop; from finding the perfect item, to getting best online bargain and that high from discovering packages on my porch. Olivia definitely has gotten… Continue reading Less Plastic, more experiences!
Hi There! Honestly, it has been a rough summer for me. I couldn’t bring myself to blog because it’s hard to share when life gets shitty. I have wanted to post so many lovely events since Olivia’s birthday party (how great are those photos?) but my disappointment has been a dark cloud following me. Let… Continue reading I’m Back!
Two years ago Anthony bought a lovely Geronimo balloon for my 36th birthday. While we were at her studio, Jihan asked to take some photos of Liv. Jennifer Young was the incredible photographer who shot Liv. Yesterday Antz and I cleaned out Liv’s closet and got rid of stuff that no longer fit but I… Continue reading Liv for Geronimo Balloons
I would love to share our journey finding Olivia’s incredible school. First, I would recommend watching Nursery University and Waiting for Superman on Netflix. Also subscribe to Beyond the Brochure. Please know, you do not have to be wealthy, have the best connections or even have the best luck. I do encourage patience, persistence and… Continue reading Lizzie’s Guide to choosing Private schools in Los Angeles
I have had a stroke of bad luck in the last month. I’m not normally unhappy yet too many things not going in my favor has got me down. I am sure it’s the aftermath of our magnificent trip to Europe. I am positive I am suffering from a disease called I need to live… Continue reading Disappointment has me in a Chokehold
How creepy is it that while we were in Paris half of the photos I took at Pere Lachaise cemetary went mysteriously missing? Well, yesterday I finally took the plunge and restored my iPhone so I could upgrade to IOS 7. I was reluctant to do it since I am technologically challenged and I could… Continue reading Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise: The Lost Photos
I don’t know if you may have heard of this tiny, old castle called Versailles. A little girl lived there a long time ago and she has been misquoted to have said the greatest phrase ever “Let Them Eat Cake!” We took a tour there and I am overwhelmed by the opulence, the beauty and… Continue reading Royal Château Versailles
Last night I was elated to have finally found the perfect apartment to rent in Paris for our trip. Lately, I have been looking strictly in le Marais because I wanted to be where the action is at. However, after scouring the 3rd and 4th arrondissements, I couldn’t find the right apartment. I broadened my… Continue reading Paris Apartment Hunting continues