IF JOY IS IN THE JOURNEY, THEN JOY IS ALL WE KNOW!

We’ve been around a block a few times, and it just keeps getting better. Come along for the ride and take a peek into our adventures.

EVERYTHING WE OWN IN 18 SUITCASES

18 suitcases for 2 people? What were we thinking!

Eats: Tavuk durum and baklava
Culture: Fierce fans, fireworks, and flags
Experiences: Humanitarian projects and going for runs on the Aegean Sea

TURKEY

2009 – 2010

ITALY

2010 – 2011

TEARS, TRAVEL, AND TRANSITIONS

This was my hardest year overseas!

Eats: Pizza, Pasta, and MORE Pizza
Culture: Italian hospitals? Don’t have your baby there!!!
Experiences: Moving while 7 months pregnant, lots of life lessons. Did I mention GELATO???

THE BLONDE, BLUE-EYED CELEBRITY

Back to Izmir Turkey!

Eats: Tavuk durum and baklava
Culture: Turkish Bazaars
Experiences: Asher & I flying solo, getting my body back after my baby

TURKEY

2011 – 2012

SPAIN

(Gran Canaria)
2012 – 2013

THE TEAM THAT FELT LIKE FAMILY

I loved watching Ryan in his element!

Eats: Jamon y Queso
Culture: Christmas in Madrid
Experiences: Black sand exfoliates, gimme some TRX!

LOSING MYSELF AND FINDING MY STRENGTH

The year I bought my first minivan!

Experiences: Asher’s first year in Spanish school.
Pregnant with twins!
Mom saves the day!

SPAIN

(Malaga)
2013 – 2014

SPAIN

(Malaga)
2014 – 2015

Costa del sol is HOME and always will be

learning about life with twins and a toddler.

Experiences: Jamon y queso Instead of pressuring myself back into shape just trying to enjoy the journey

YOU CAN FIND HAPPINESS ANYWHERE!

The Mafia is REAL by the way.

Eats: Borsch and beef stroganoff
Culture: How to survive in -30°F!
Experiences: Training with Mr. Universe, needing a driver, toddlers in school

RUSSIA

(St. Petersburg)
2014 – 2015

RUSSIA

(St. Petersburg)
2015 – Present

KIDS ARE GROWING UP AND GETTING ADJUSTED

Ryan at his all-time high.

Experiences: Took time but I found them! Swedish, Ukrainian, Italian, German, American, Russian and the list goes on. Friends from all around the world and feeling like I have “my people”