This week I am…

…welcoming a new month–did you know 2016 is a Leap Year? …making my favorite winter soup. …correcting my work-life balance (err, not enough work). …re-listening to this podcast. Go journalism! …eyeing this project for snow days. …avoiding these airports. …getting my life’s motto emblazoned on everything. …trying to be cool.

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This week I am…

…heartbroken over Paris. We are all Parisians. …missing being a dog owner. …using this genius Airbnb hack–why didn’t we think of this sooner? …eyeing this silly framed print for my dresser. …trying to put down the chocolate. …deleting a few apps off my phone–yikes. …moving into an apartment with nothing but suitcases! Our look will be flea market chic.

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This week I am…

…wearing a striped shirt (because I own, ummm, seven.) …incorporating homemade pumpkin puree into everything. …embracing feminism. …rereading this article. Gives “baby talk” a new meaning. …planning an escape to one of these Swiss villages. …leaving voicemails begging for an apartment! (This is why you hate the sound of your voice.) …fascinated by this underwater recycling […]

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This week I am…

…stressing about finding an apartment–I guess it’s good for me. …feeling inspired by my favorite film director. …re-reading this “life after crime” story. …sharing this adorable video. …stocking up on hand sanitizer for my next flight. …taking this article to heart before my next Instagram post. …coveting these for the fall strolls around Geneva. …baking! (My […]

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Stealing her Style: Faye Dunaway as Bonnie

I’m still sifting through sunny photos from my Greek vacation, but here in Switzerland summer has definitely left the building. I haven’t ever lived in a place with three solid months of autumn. It’s a gorgeous season! It’s as if I finally understand why fashion magazine writers gush over fall fashion. Still, I feel like a […]

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This week I am…

…back to work after an extra-long summer vacation (even by European standards). …feeling moved by this short film. …using these psychology tips to land my dream apartment rental. …laughing over this bizarre European/American trend! …unearthing my BFF necklace. …being inspired by this chic French brand for autumn. …celebrating my husband’s birthday. (Have you looked up the secrets […]

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This week I am…

…in Greece! We’re headed here and here. And finally here. …choosing the runt of the litter. …looking forward to seeing this delightful summer movie. …getting these or these for back-to-school (oh wait, I’m 30). …hopefully eating these. …impressed by this forward-thinking architecture trend. …California dreaming, per usual.

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This week I am…

…heading to Greece! I’m packing this and this. …not checking my phone. …getting more zzzzs. …believing in the power of friendship. …trying to forget this article. …putting the half bottle of rosé in my fridge to good use. …getting inspired for my new Swiss apartment.  

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Behind the wheel: Road trip essentials

I initially had been weary of road tripping through Italy instead of arriving by train–what with crazy Italian roads and us not having been behind the wheel in months… but I forgot how much I enjoyed the freedom of a car: playing the radio with the windows down, stopping wherever we wanted to take a photo and […]

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This week I am…

…getting back to reality after a road trip through Italy (more on that soon!). …studying international beer etiquette for a September trip. …ordering these for the last days of Switzerland’s heat wave. …moving to Portland! No, not really. But how stunning is this coastal home? …listening more to my body. And not dieting. …adopting these rules for keeping money safe […]

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