Archive for July 2014

I Wore a $40 Flea Market Hat to the Kentucky Derby

The hubs and I are big fans of travel experiences; if it’s considered a tradition or written about as “must visits” on those MSN slideshows, then chances are good we’ve probably checked it out.  For those of you new to the blog-o, El and I lived outside of Sevilla, Spain for two years (2011-2013) while... Read more »

15 Things More Likely to Happen Before Buying a House in Chicago

Before moving here from DC, El and I had been saving to buy a place there.  For anyone who’s ever lived in our nation’s capital, you know that the housing market is CRAZY expensive, and that you’ll be likely to spend over half a mil for a 1,200 sq ft place that’s 40 miles away... Read more »

World Cup Players and Their Game of Thrones Twins

By now, the world is in the tight grip of World Cup fever, and I’m no exception.  I’ve got the official app, my American flag tank, and the swagger that only an American who knows next to nothing about soccer has.  Now my World Cup fever may only last a few weeks, but my Game... Read more »
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