st. andrews and the scottish highlands

st. andrews and the scottish highlands

Now that we’ve been back for over a month, I suppose it is about time for me to wrap up the posts about our trip to the UK. After some time in Edinburgh, we were so excited to get the chance to explore the Scottish Highlands a bit.  Really it all amounted to a lot … more

edinburgh, scotland

edinburgh, scotland

Picking up where we left off in London… We left early on Wednesday morning for King’s Cross Station to catch a train to Edinburgh (and where we of course had to stop by and see Platform 9 3/4).  The train took about 4 hours and was a lovely scenic route and we arrived in Edinburgh … more

london, england

london, england

About a month and a half ago, Gerrit was asked to travel to the UK for some business meetings and we suddenly thought it seemed absolutely silly to not take full advantage of that opportunity and also fly me over.  So we took a week of vacation before his meetings and toured around the UK … more

what i’ve been reading {may & june 2016}

{Among the Ten Thousand Things by Julia Pierpont} This novel is about Jack and Deb and the way their marriage falls apart after Jack has an affair and how it affects their children.  What hooked me to read this book was an interview I heard with Julia Pierpont where she read the first few pages … more

potato frittata with bacon, feta, and scallions

potato frittata with bacon, feta, and scallions

So I am not at all an eggs-for-breakfast person.  Really I’m not a savory-foods-for-breakfast person.  I hands down always prefer something sweet, hence the breakfast bars I eat literally every day and the chocolate quinoa muffins that fill in the gaps from time to time (both are great sweet breakfast items with enough substance to … more