My Mom’s Gluten-Free Pumpkin Whoopie Pies and Expat Thanksgiving

The holidays, particularly a uniquely American and family-focused holiday like Thanksgiving, can be difficult for an expat thousands of miles away from their family on any given day. From our very first Thanksgiving here, it was very important to me that I make my family’s classic gluten-free pumpkin whoopie pie recipe…

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#expatproblems: Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

It has long been my hope to start adding some recipe and lifestyle posts to my blog, so here we go! This recipe has been helpful in maintaining my American coffee tastes. Last April, we had a glorious weekend, similar to the heatwave that struck a couple weeks ago. One…

Tips for Surviving London’s Hard Water with Curly Hair

If you look back to some of my earlier posts, you’ll see that I struggled A LOT with my hair (and skin, let’s be real) after moving to London. The water here is extremely hard, which means there are lots of minerals in the water. This, unfortunately, has a drying…

Everything You Need to Know About Cell Phones When Moving from the US to …

Having just returned from the US, my experience navigating what the heck to do about my cell phone when moving to London is top of mind. For future expats, especially those moving from the US to England, I have some tips that made the transition for me much easier. My first…