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Moving Abroad: A Financial Guide

Bonne Année! I don’t want to deter anyone, yet in all honesty, moving abroad can be terribly expensive. Unless your job is relocating you and fitting the bill, there’s no way around this one. However don’t bother buying lottery tickets or playing Blackjack in Vegas, I’m gonna tell you how we are doing it. I bought… Continue reading Moving Abroad: A Financial Guide

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The Timberline Lodge

Anyone who knows me knows that Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is my jam. I love that movie so much but I’m weird so I know more facts about the filming of the movie than the average person. The film’s famous opening scene was filmed at the Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood so I was stoked that Story… Continue reading The Timberline Lodge

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Olivia’s school follows the French school calendar so her Spring break was last week. I love that it’s later in April after Los Angeles public schools because less crowds! We had a busy week and the highlight was Antz taking a day off so we could go to Universal Studios. Unsuspecting Liv received a Hogwarts… Continue reading The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

My BFF, Aimee has never wanted a big, traditional wedding. Luckily I talked her out of eloping in Las Vegas, she choose to get married at the Beverly Hills Courthouse. After an unfortunate disaster at the dry cleaners with her first wedding dress, we found the perfect Bianca Jagger inspired romper suit from Nasty Gal.… Continue reading My Best Friend’s Wedding

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La Tour Eiffel

It’s been three weeks since my trip to Paris and I still can smell the fresh baked baguettes in the air. Visiting Paris during spring is such a difference than being there during the summer. I was concerned that the weather would be too cold, rainy and gloomy. Being cold makes me miserable but I… Continue reading La Tour Eiffel

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Mon trente- huit Anniversaire

My birthday was pretty rad! Aside from spending the day with my best friend in the city I love, I also went to an art show I have been wanting to see and had an awesome birthday dinner. I am so full of gratitude to my husband for giving me this incredible gift. I drank until… Continue reading Mon trente- huit Anniversaire