Good Things

Good Things


dot1  Two weeks ago, at El Rastro, I had lost/had my wallet stolen and this week, I went and picked it up at the Canadian embassy. A couple of euros lighter, naturally, but everything else still inside.



This last week I’ve found both Nylon (my favourite magazine of all time) and National Geographic in Madrid. #winning



My new favourite snack is pomegranates, natural yogurt and honey.

dot4The leaves these last few weeks have turned such beautiful colours and I’m loving walking around with all of them crunching under my feet.




Things I’m Loving:

+ For wine & coffee lovers – (Also lovers of charts.)
+ Best commercial – (Because why are all things for girls pink?)
+ 40 Thanksgiving recipes – (Or recipes for fall/winter.)
+ A calming song – (To wind you down from your week.)

Spain, Valencia

Goodbye, Valencia


After hitting up Mercado Central, we went to La Lonja, which you’ll see is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight.  Impressive hardly seems like it does the building justice.  While it’s not particularly interesting, per say (I think we were there all of 15 minutes),  the design and size of the building is really just…impressive. The columns reaching up to the ceiling as you enter the building, as well as the detail in the doorways and gold ceiling in the second room really are worth craning your neck to look at it all.

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Au Pairing

Au Pair Lessons: Find Friends That Complement You

8bf1de8a430511e3904c22000a1fd56e_8And ones that compliment you, too. Good friends should do both. I know, from personal experience, that you don’t always get a choice in who you’re friends with when you’re au pairing. There just is whoever there is and that’s it and you have to make the best of it and you get along because you need someone else to be there for you. But, other times, there are choices to be made and who you spend more time with and others you have polite conversations with.

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Hello, All of You


So I found this new blog the other day, which you should definitely check out because it’s lovely and wonderful and has amazing photography and those are good things to have in your bloglovin’. In the first post of hers that I read, she did a kind of ‘get to know you’ bit that I really liked and that I want to do over here. Blogging, by its very nature, is very self absorbed. About what I’m doing and seeing and thinking and I would love to include more of the ‘you’ into it. I love meeting new people and I would really love to meet those of you who read my blog!

So! In the comments, let me know:

1 – Where do you live and where are you from?
2 – What are your top 5 favourite books, 4 favourite movies, 3 favourite songs, 2 favourite blogs and number 1 favourite dessert?
3 – If you could hop on a plane right now, where would you go?
4 – Three things you’re thankful for right now.
5 – An interesting fact about yourself and something/anything you’d like to share (a photo, a song, a podcast, etc.)
Madrid, Spain

Museo del Prado

433d416c3f3f11e39a6e22000a1fab27_8Sunday was going to be a ‘hang out at home in my pajamas and watch TV’ kind of day. Then I got asked if I wanted to head to the Museo del Prado. For free. To which I said yes because spending a Sunday evening in a museum actually sounds like the kind of thing I would love to do. Immediately after the above photo was taken, a museum attendant scolded me in rapid Spanish about taking pictures and how it was a thing I was not supposed to be doing. Whoops!

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