Dismantling the Carefully Curated Life

It isn’t easy to put together a beautiful life.  It’s organically formed friendships, finding just the right hairdresser, knowing which coffee shop has the fastest drive thru, waiting 3 seasons for your peony to bloom and knowing your babies have a village just outside their front door.

For as long as I can remember, I have used all my energy to create a comfortable, fulfilling, responsible and enjoyable life.  I am about to give most of it up.   I am leaving the perfect suburb and moderate weather for the adventure of a lifetime.  Life abroad with my little family.  Pray for me.

As I sell my belongings and make promises to keep in touch, of course I wonder if I am doing the right thing.  I am hoping that many of the people I love will take this journey with me, here or in person.   They are the reason that my life is beautiful.

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My name is Meghan, and this is the journey of our little family who left perfect suburban America for tropical Cartagena, Colombia. I plan on keeping it truthful: the good, the bad and everything in between. Follow our expat life, raising little kids in a new culture, while trying to keep ahold of our roots.

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