Back from Our Greek Holiday


We’re back from Greece!  The weather was a mixed bag*, but the company, food, and shopping were great! Hello… feta baked in filo dough drizzled with honey, veggie souvlaki, halloumi wraps, Greek yogurt with honey, and red wine from Crete and the slopes of Mount Olympus!  I’m on a diet this week ;-)  Robert bought […]

Crispy Thin Crust Pizza Recipe

Crispy Thin Crust Pizza

I mentioned in an earlier post that my homemade pizza has been deemed “better than restaurant pizza” by The Oik and his friend… major smug points for Stepmonster ;-) In all honesty though, pizza in Denmark is almost exclusively a takeaway food that comes from kebab places, so it’s not that difficult to upstage.  I grew […]

My 5 Favorite Home Workout Programs

My last post generated some interest in my home workouts, so I thought I do a post about it!  Something most people don’t know about me is that I was overweight as a child into my early adult years. I struggled, I starved, and I struggled some more. On January 1, 2000, I did a […]

Financial Priorities: Expat Glamour on a Shoestring

This is something I almost never write about, but financial priorities are something I think about a lot. I grew up poor and knew I didn’t want to be poor for the rest of my life. I’ve been fortunate with scholarships and job opportunities, but I’ve also worked hard and prioritized my long-term goals over instant gratification. […]

Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

With a thirteen year old Oik in the house, my homemade ice cream is very popular!  There’s never not a batch in the freezer… or in the concept phase. He’s unfortunately grown up with the severely limited Danish selection of flavors, and only found out about chocolate chip cookie dough this past summer.  I know! […]