Map DIYs

IMG_9335When I bought my National Geographic a month ago, it came with this huge double sided map of the world that I had no idea what to do with. Fast forward to a few nights ago as I was getting some organizing done and realized that I had a map plus some plain covered notebooks I had picked up recently. Not wanting to throw out the map, I figured I might as well use it to decorate the covers of those notebooks I just happened to have. So, that’s what I did.  (Which really shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering how much we all know I love maps.)  Continue reading

Good Things, Misc.

Good Things



1. Dinner for one. Cheesy taco melts.
2. A scarf the size of a blanket and just as warm.
3. Champions for Life match. I laughed so hard my cheeks hurt the next morning.
4. You can’t see it super well, but rocking the bow tie again. I have missed it.

Things I’m Loving:

+ These pretty paintings – (To add to your walls.)
+ Your family tree as art – (This is so neat!)
+ Sherlock – (IS FINALLY BACK!)
+ This Twitter – (Is one of my favourite things.)

Misc., Playlist

Mix: Joyeux Noel

joyeux noel

Since the calendar has officially flipped over into December, I’ve become a little behind when it comes to getting in the spirit of things. I’m blaming Madrid for this one. As someone who’s grown up with snow for Halloween, this +10C weather and lack of snow has everything thrown right off. However! Since I have noted the ‘problem’, I’m going to do everything I can to get into the swing of things. The first place I looked to? My iTunes.  Continue reading

Au Pairing

Au Pair Lessons: The Language Dilemma


Just over a year ago, I wrote about how I was pretty sure every French person on the street knew that I wasn’t thinking in French. Which sounds a little bit crazy, but if you’re living in a country where you don’t speak the language, it’s really freaking intimidating to open your mouth and have words that don’t don’t quite fit around your tongue and teeth try and sort themselves out into a coherent sentence. It took me months in France before I was comfortable with my French, before it didn’t feel like a too small sweater and make me uncomfortable for long periods of time. Which, to be honest, is why I’m kind of really alrightl that I don’t speak any Spanish.  Continue reading

London, Travel

From Flowered Trays to Millenium Falcons

IMG_8150I liked interesting buildings, apparently. At least that’s what looking through my photos tells me. So here you are, have lot s of windows and concrete and clouds. Yay!  After looking at fun windows, we went to the V&A where we met a friend of mine, Alex. I think I may have said this before, but the V&A was probably one of my favourite places. Probably because of their flowered food trays.

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