There are blogs and YouTube videos galore from American expats discussing their experiences of adjusting to life in the UK. An easy Google search will lead you to them, and you can learn everything you could possibly want to know about differences in accents, sales tax, food portion sizes, tipping at restaurants, healthcare, how people… Continue reading Never Did I Ever
Three years ago I wrote a post about an allergic reaction I developed around my eyes and the saga of being diagnosed with an allergy to a preservative called Methylisothiazolinone/methylchloroisothiazolinone (or MI/MCI for short). You can read the full post here, but it basically boils down to the idea that I am allergic to a… Continue reading Maladies, Melodies, Allergies: The MCI/MI Allergy Saga Continues
The Curve Fashion Festival is less than a month away, and I know that many lovely people I’m connected with via the Internet will be traveling to Liverpool to enjoy some plus size fashion. I’d originally planned to write a detailed, exhaustive, and organized post of all the different things to see, do, eat and… Continue reading In Liverpool for the Curve Fashion Festival?
When I moved to Liverpool nearly seven years ago, I knew no one. Seriously. No one. So obviously I did exactly what I would have done if I were still living in Kentucky: I took my lonely self to Starbucks and drank coffee for several hours every single day. Eventually, the baristas took pity on… Continue reading Kitty Fuller, The British Style Collective, Beautiful Is ___ and Some Other Things I Really Like
I have this note that's about six years old, and it's been with me through four different house moves and about a million different purses. It looks like this: It's creased and crumpled because I've folded and unfolded it, read it and re-read it, loved it and loved it some more. That weird difference in… Continue reading This Note’s For You
I'm back home stateside in Kentucky for a few weeks, and I'm so happy to be home! I'm living out of a suitcase, the weather has been a bit all over the place, and I'm not sure that I packed appropriately. But - despite all this - I promised myself I'd try to be better about posting… Continue reading Happiness Is…
I have never been the type of person to pay attention to what's actually in the products I use. If I find a perfume or lotion that smells good, I practically bathe in it (probably to the point of choking people around me). If I find a foundation or concealer that covers my blemishes or hides… Continue reading Maladies, Melodies, Allergies