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  • Monthly Food Budget in Colombia

    Monthly Food Budget in Colombia

    Something ultra important to me when I settle into a new place is food. Duh, right? While good restaurants in close proximity are a perk, having grocery stores and markets that are close by and affordable is KEY in order to create a solid monthly food budget. Within a one block radius, there are three…

  • 5 of My Favorite Spanish Foods

    5 of My Favorite Spanish Foods

    When I first arrived to Spain, I wasn’t sure what to eat or how to eat or how to shop for myself. It was if entering into a new society suddenly wiped my mind clear of all the things I had learned after living by myself for five years. I’m already indecisive enough as it…

  • 3 Coping Tools for Moving Back Home (& other big life changes)

    3 Coping Tools for Moving Back Home (& other big life changes)

    When I landed on U.S. soil again in June of 2016, I began to weep subconsciously. I had no real thought in my head and didn’t quite understand intellectually why I became overcome with sobs as I stared out at the Logan Airport Tarmac. I didn’t question it though– I didn’t ask, why am I…

  • 5 Ways to Make Cubicle Life More Bearable

    From Classroom to Cubicle I swore to my mother I’d never ever work in a cubicle. I’d never become an “office bitch”.¬†Well, you know what they say… never say never. Alas, here I am… in rural Wisconsin working for a corporation inside a 5 X 10 cubicle staring at a computer screen for the better…