This blog post is waaaaaaay overdue and takes us back to the dog days of summer. It feels like a lifetime ago and finally finding time to work on this post brings me back to those warm summer days. So we are jumping back, all the way back to a beautiful summer day in July. […]
Well friends, we have been back in the US for almost four months. It feels like a lifetime ago that we were traveling around Guatemala without a care in the world. Now we are settled back into our new every day routine…and trying to wrap our heads around the new normal life during a pandemic. […]
Guatemala is a filled with picturesque landscapes and rich culture. Traveling around the country there are so many reasons to fall in love with Guatemala. One of my favorite things the country has to offer is the diversity and quality of artisan products.
We had a rough couple of days. Thursday night around 8pm the president of Guatemala announced a full country closure effective immediately. This announcement sent us into a tailspin. We were fully packed, said our goodbyes and were expecting to wake up Friday and head to the airport. We wondered what does this mean? Can […]
With our extra down time in the apartment over the last 50 odd days Joe and I have been having a lot of conversations about our family’s journey of the last year. Today I thought I’d share our five most unforgettable experiences from our year in Guatemala. Hosting Family & Friends from the US Being […]
Today is my mom’s 64th Birthday! We are down in Guatemala and will have to make due with video calls to celebrate today but I wanted to do something else to honor her. Many of you know my mom already; but, if you don’t let me introduce you to the lady that birthed me, raised […]
Nothing makes you realize you are in a need of a decor refresh like spending 50 days in Quarantine. If like me you are looking around your living room and getting sick of the same four walls then may I suggest a little refresher. A simple switch out of some easy decor items can really […]
Well friends, it’s a new month. We are welcoming in May with excitement, sadness and much anticipation. May has always been the month we were planning on returning to Evanston. It was supposed to be a month filled with many trips to the beach and a lot of quality time spent with Joe’s family. Instead […]