A Moorish Castle

  Imagine you’ve just arrived by train to one of the most beautiful places in Portugal. You are bundled up because it’s slightly chilly outside, and you step out of the train to this fairy…

5 Ways to Be Awake through the Winter

I absolutely ADORE the cold.  There is something marvelous about filling your lungs with clean cold air.  Winter weather is wonderful for clothes and yummy comfort food. There is not a lot wrong with winter weather, even the occasional…

First Day in Paris

After an 8 hour flight from Dallas with no stops, my plane finally touched down on Parisian ground. The bit of excitement running through my extremely tired body was enough that I barely notice the…

Sugar sugar SUGAR!!

We all want to live a long life, we all want to have minimal health problems.  We are used to eating and drinking whatever we want as kids and teenagers even, then college hits and…

Morning Sunshine!

Yesterday I got deathly sick. I thought I was going to die.  I am sorry for being so dramatic, but honestly even though I thought I might die, I also knew I would be ok…

The ‘Non’ Birthday

I am sure I am not the only one to have come up with this concept: the ‘non’ birthday.  There are many famous numbers that seem worthy of a perfectly loud group of people coming together…