Wednesday, November 29th it ALL started happening! I will admit…I’ve been terrible about blogging updates for our life plans. I’ve been in denial. Major denial. Josh’s two-year contract was set to end in October. Even though I had mixed emotions about leaving Singapore, I was ready. However, due to unforeseen corporate circumstances, our time in … More IT’S ALL HAPPENING!!

Pulau Pangkil

Since we moved to Singapore, I’ve made it a point to scribble down memories and capture photos to post on my blog of our travels around southeast Asia and Australia. So far, I’ve done a pretty darn good job! (Yes, I am patting myself on the back) Unfortunately, I did leave out a pretty significant … More Pulau Pangkil

Say What?!

Over the past two years, I’ve kept a running list of quirky words or Singaporean phrases. Prior to moving over here, I was thrilled to hear Singaporeans spoke English. This would make the transition to living in Asia much easier. Moving to a foreign country is challenging enough. Throwing a new language on top of … More Say What?!


October 19th marked the beginning of the “Festival of Lights.” It is a Hindu celebration highlighted every autumn and spiritually signifies the history of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over importance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and other buildings in … More Deepavali/Diwali

First Time for Everything

You know…first steps, first words, car, house, etc? Remember the feelings that came crashing around you just before you succeeded into those “first” unknowns? Nervousness, excitement, wonder, anxiety? Yes and yes, to all of them. All week, those recurring feelings began creeping upon me again. Thursday marked another first. My first tattoo. As spontaneous as … More First Time for Everything