One quarter of a donut and a glass half full

PEOPLEEEEE — it’s the last flippin day of January and I’m freaking out! Thirty-one straight days of blogging has kept me up ’til late at night. I sacrificed the season finale of Bad Girls Club the other night to write. #Janblogaday, you’re ruthless. Day 31: Favourite……

Before we meet

I think it’s strategic for us to have saved “my biggest flaw” for the second to last day of #Janblogaday. It means I’ve had weeks to mentally prepare for this post. Not weeks of psychological torment at the idea I’d have to write about my…

Pots and pans and living 8500 miles from home

Only a couple days left of #Janblogaday. For day 29: Home.  There are two kinds of people in the world. There are those people who are ready to get up and move to another country right now. Just say they can and they will. Furniture is…

(Surprise from Ben) Starting a social media sing-along

Day 28 of #Janblogaday: Surprise! I’ve swapped blogs for the day with Ben Teee-ohh. Find my post “The time I almost married Marky Mark” over at HelloBenTeoh.com.au. And to Ben: Mi blog su blog.  So there I was, in the middle of the busiest shopping mall…

Regret moments, not years

Day 27 of #Janblogaday: Regret.  I don’t regret anything in my life. I believe that every experience I’ve had, all my mistakes, all my successes have been for a reason. And if nothing else, they’ve helped to guide me and shape me in life and have…

8 reasons you need New Zealand summer in your life

Day 26 of #Janblogaday: Winter/Summer. Having returned back to beautiful, summery New Zealand after three weeks in Seattle winter… we’re catching up for lost sun time by spending all weekend at the beach. With that in mind, this post is dedicated to friends in the Pacific Northwest…

el.oh.vee.ee.

Day 25 of #Janblogaday: el.oh.vee.ee. I tried writing this last night at midnight, but was short of the right words. Short of the right thing to say. I thought about writing the story of when Colin saw my dad in the Macy’s restroom stall, or my…