Treasure Hunting at the Peterborough Festival of Antiques

“Something can be old, but it can be timeless.” Cee Lo Green Since I was a young girl, I’ve loved history and antiques. In fact, when I was just 18 I wrote “fill my house with antiques” on my bucket list. Early on in our marriage, I learned that Tim loved antiques and the thrill…

Picture Perfect Portmeirion

September flew by in the blink of an eye and if it’s any indication as to how this tour overseas is going to go, then I have a feeling we’ll be home in CA before we know it. Less than 24 hours after returning from Finland, Tim and I popped down to Heathrow to pick…

A quick tour of London: Hyde park… and two…police stations?

Staring down at the green marble countertop feeling the cool air conditioned air waft through the slatted glass window in front of me, listening to the police sergeant one-finger type a report, I thought… this is really not where I pictured my day going. I woke early Sunday morning SUPER excited for the vintage meet…

Two Tickets… to Hemswell Antiques

This past Sunday we got the wonderful opportunity to visit the Hemswell Antique Center in rural Lincolnshire. It was a solid 90 minutes of freeway driving from our temporary home on the AF base out here, but it wasn’t a terrible drive. Forewarned that this was the largest antique center in Europe, I knew it…

Two Tickets…to a luggage auction?

With the most anticipated wedding since Kate and William’s taking place today, and our expat wings barely stretched in the slightest, we decided to not really leave base today. While we’re excited to explore our new home, we weren’t exactly excited about fighting crowds, experiencing crazy security measures and risking an anxiety attack on my…

Two Tickets… for England

We’re an American couple about to move from Sunny Southern California to the sprawling, green English Countryside.