13 Tidbits I Learned in 5 Weeks About Australia (Oh My Gosh!)

13 Tidbits I Learned in 5 Weeks About Australia (Oh My Gosh!)

Our week in Sydney has come to an end and while I’m glad we visited, it’s not some place I would stay long term. Seven days was the perfect amount of time and there was only one thing remaining on my list that I wasn’t able to check off –  kayak the harbor. My days...
Farewell Melbourne, G’Day Sydney!

Farewell Melbourne, G’Day Sydney!

The parents took a mini vacation to Cairns to scuba dive The Great Barrier Reef this week which left me to tend to the kids 24/7 in Melbourne Monday-Thursday. Monday-Wednesday were easy peasy! Both kids went to bed between 8:30-9:30pm and didn’t wake up until 8:30 or...
Barb’s EPIC Great Ocean Road Trip

Barb’s EPIC Great Ocean Road Trip

Australians love their El Caminos. Upon Barb’s arrival, I bet her that we’d see at least 70 El Caminos during her week here. She gladly accepted the bet. You just wait!!!!  I stopped counting after reaching 88 on day 7 of Barb’s Australian Adventure. While...
Directionally and Phonetically Challenged

Directionally and Phonetically Challenged

Forewarning… this post may be a bit bland. While I went to something new everyday, nothing really big or exciting occurred this week. Oh wait…. I take that back. Barb arrived today!!!!!!!!! There goes my favorite child title. On Monday, the family and I went to...
First World Problems – Seriously!

First World Problems – Seriously!

Hello from Melbourne, Australia!!!! This city reminds me a lot of Chicago: public transportation is everywhere you look; their park system is on point; downtown has all the major fashion names (Gucci, Tiffany & Co, Coach, Rolex, etc.). While it’s refreshing...