My Newest Moving Experience: The good, the bad and the filthy.

In January, I decided it was time to move. Since living in Spain, I've had like 10 rotations of roommates. While in general, I wasn't bothered, I suddenly realized I needed to live alone. It all came to a head when yet another new roommate moved in. They (don't really want to reveal a gender … Continue reading My Newest Moving Experience: The good, the bad and the filthy.

The End of the Year Pen Purge

This weekend is a long weekend here in Spain so I wanted to do some catch up cleaning, decluttering and organizing around my house. So I started by deciding to slim down my pen and marker collection. It was preceded by the fact that I bought myself a 100 pack of Crayola Super Tips. I … Continue reading The End of the Year Pen Purge

How I Make a Furnished Apartment feel like Home

Here I am in year two of living in Spain. I've signed a lease and moved into a room, rather than a whole apartment. Not only does this save me a ridiculous amount of hassle dealing with utilities and internet, it also saves me the money it would take to furnish. Both of my rooms … Continue reading How I Make a Furnished Apartment feel like Home

Tips to STAY organized if you are busy

I think the most difficult part of organizing and decluttering is the initial process. Upkeep isn't as stressful, at least for me. There are some things that I've been doing to stay organized that I started to write down for my sister. I realized that this was something that might help anybody. So here we … Continue reading Tips to STAY organized if you are busy

Spanish Language Assistant: How to start your school year

This year, I was a participant in one of the Auxiliar programs in Spain. As with most of these programs,  I am a language assistant to a main teacher. Overall, it's been a great situation for me. I don't have as much responsibility as a main teacher and I live in Europe - a longtime … Continue reading Spanish Language Assistant: How to start your school year