Dismantling my shabby chic chick pad has been hard on me. It’s where Opie and I started over, and where I discovered that I’m stronger and more capable than I’d ever imagined. It was a project that allowed me to choose the bones and to create a beautiful home from the ground up, on my terms. … Continue Reading
and sold!!!! The contract became final last week and I didn’t want to jinx it by posting prematurely. Man, it’s been a tough labor, but the ink is dry and I’m handing over the keys at the end of the month! It’s bittersweet, but mostly sweet. I’ve had enough time to make my peace with… Continue Reading
As if the dream destination proposal and Art Deco ring weren’t enough, Robert arranged a vegetarian cooking class as birthday gift from his parents! We began by gathering our ingredients from various specialty shops around Bellagio. Our instructor explained a bit about common Italian ingredients and why she prefers to buy certain things at one… Continue Reading
Four years ago last week, Opie and I landed in Denmark and began this crazy adventure of living in Denmark as an expat. These past four years have been much more of a struggle than I’ve let on. Denmark and I are not a match made in heaven. I’ve struggled with the high taxes, anti-foreigner policies,… Continue Reading
I still can’t believe Robert proposed in Bellagio, which has to be one of the most amazing proposal places in Italy! You can’t beat a proposal with an Art Deco sapphire and diamond ring overlooking one of the most spectacular views in all of Lake Como! He totally gets me :) We stayed at a… Continue Reading
Now that he’s become a bit of a fixture in my life, I thought it was time to show you Robert… didn’t want you thinking he was some sort of stodgy old professor ;-) It’s amazing what you can find on the internet!
The Magical Mystery Tour ended in Bellagio, Italy, at a hotel overlooking Lake Como, with the snow covered Alps in the background :) But the icing on the cake was when Robert got down on one knee against that beautiful backdrop and asked me in his sexy English accent if I’d be his wife! What… Continue Reading