14 Jan, 2017

Mommy Life with Mairin Hill

January 14th, 2017|#Advice, #Family, #Featured, #GoodVibes, #Parenting, #Travel, Bags (Travel,Transition), Burpees (exercise), Headsupwithjess, Uncategorized|

I don’t think either of us imagined our lives would be this way 12 years ago in High School. We were running around with friends in Orem, Utah without any clue that we would In our near future be raising our children overseas. Mairin is amazing, adventurous, hilarious and my […]

11 Jan, 2017

Mommy Life with Mari Spiker

January 11th, 2017|#Advice, #Family, #Parenting, #Relationships, #Travel, #womenaroundtheworld, Bags (Travel,Transition), Uncategorized|

I am so happy to introduce you to my darling friend, Mari. Not only is she one of the most kind people but she also is someone I can always look to for a smile. She is a great mother that truly dedicates herself to her children. I was especially […]

6 Jan, 2017

A Sunny Christmas in Dubai

January 6th, 2017|#Advice, #Eats, #Family, #Parenting, #Relationships, #Travel, #Twins, Babies, Bags (Travel,Transition)|

We live an unordinary life. We move to different foreign countries almost every other year, we are able to see family for a few weeks in the summer and we make new friends often! It’s not the normal life but it’s our […]

17 Dec, 2016

Traveling with kids made easy

December 17th, 2016|#Advice, #Family, #Parenting, #Q&A, #Travel, #Twins, #Video, Bags (Travel,Transition)|

I am the first to tell you that traveling with kids is not always the easiest. There are different ages and phases that can make things easier or harder! I have had a lot of experiences traveling with my kids and […]

12 Oct, 2016

Jess? A website? Why!!

October 12th, 2016|#Family, #GoodVibes, #Relationships, #Travel|


Years ago when we first started our overseas life I created a blog to jot down our memories. It became the perfect way for me to journal our life and adventures. Well, with the arrival of Remi and Marlo that had to […]

14 Sep, 2016

3 tips for transitioning to a new city

September 14th, 2016|#Advice, #Travel|


You spent weeks thinking about everything you needed to get done. How many boxes? Suitcases in many case. Who will help you pack? How will you get to your new home? Uhaul? Airplane? Train? What will you leave behind? Saying goodbye to […]

24 Aug, 2016

WatW 04: Julie Nelson

August 24th, 2016|#Advice, #Family, #Parenting, #Travel, #womenaroundtheworld|


She has been there and she has done that. We are from the same state but had never met until our husbands played for the same team in Gran Canaria, Spain. We became incredibly close and that’s hasn’t changed a bit. Keeping […]

18 Aug, 2016

WatW 03: Chandra Baez

August 18th, 2016|#Travel, #womenaroundtheworld|


My essay By Chandra Baez

Chandra, Chandra, Chandra. One of the women I have met overseas that has had an incredible influence on me. We became the closest of friends because she took me right under her wing when I first arrived in Gran […]

9 Aug, 2016

Let’s fly!

August 9th, 2016|#Advice, #Family, #Travel, #Twins|


Let’s talk flying. Specifically, traveling with kids. The whole process of lugging suitcases, checking in, security, waiting and then boarding an airplane can be stressful when you’re all by yourself but then multiply that stress by about 6,000 when you add children. […]

8 Aug, 2016

Why Russia?

August 8th, 2016|#Family, #Travel|


Let me tell you! I would move anywhere for my husband. So far it has been 11 homes and 5 countries. The most important thing to me is that our family stays together. Luckily, with Ryan’s job we are able to join […]

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