Beauty · Caribbean · cartagena · colombia · expat life · South America

Beauty Routines to Beat the Carribbean Heat

I never thought I would say this, because it goes against years of what the beauty world told me to be true, but the answer to fighting frizz, keeping my sensitive skin in check and fighting off new germs comes in the form of.... Oils. Essential Oils -  I am not a rep selling oils,… Continue reading Beauty Routines to Beat the Carribbean Heat

Caribbean · cartagena · colombia · expat kids · expat life · South America

Valentines and a Few Others…

Valentine's Day is not a Colombian holiday.  For once, we were celebrating and no one else was.  Actually, the school let the kids wear red or pink (instead of the white uniform) and had little parties.  Here is a little recap of our day: Started out with chocolate chip and sprinkle pancakes.... Some beautiful flowers… Continue reading Valentines and a Few Others…

Caribbean · cartagena · colombia · expat life · Non-Profit · South America

A Very Important Reason

One of the many reasons I was excited to move overseas was the ability to spend some time volunteering.   I knew there would be many opportunities and it didn't take long to find one that meant something to me.  Last weekend I tagged along with the amazing women of Cartagena Paws, who help rescue street animals, get… Continue reading A Very Important Reason

colombia · expat kids · expat life · Growing Up Expat

Growing Up Expat: Raising an Extreme Extrovert

If I were to test Logan on the Myers-Briggs scale, I have no doubt that he would tip the charts as an extreme Extrovert.  He needs people like I need quiet time, they give him energy and make him happy.  This was especially obvious when we took him out of his social network at home… Continue reading Growing Up Expat: Raising an Extreme Extrovert