Destination Walt Disney World

I’m going to Disney World! Every summer, my sister and her husband rent a vacation home in Orlando and take the kids to Disney World. … Read the rest


The Battle Against Jet Lag

Julie over at fivedownunder has a humorous blog entry about her battle with jet lag. She offers a few tips on how to beat it.


The American Individual and the Australian Mate

I’ve written before about the little differences between America and Australia. Separately, certain features of Australia such as the higher cost of living, stricter driving … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes:

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


International Shipping

I thought it would be easy to decide what to send to Australia and how to ship it all. I was wrong.


The Great Melbourne Earthquake of 2012

Australia has earthquakes? I think someone should have informed me of this.


Real Australians

After coming across a humorous article about “real” Miamians, I decided to ask, “How do you know if you’re a real Australian?” Here are the … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


5 Great Books for Your Long Flight to Australia

Getting to Australia takes about 24 hours including getting to and from the airport, going through security and customs, air time, layovers, and so forth. … Read the rest


Tag! You’re It!

A big thanks to Housewife Down Under for tagging me. I’m convinced tag is the oldest game in the world and while it’s not always … Read the rest


How Do You Know If You’re a Real Australian?

What makes up a real Australian? I came across this humorous “listcicle” of qualities that make up a real Miamian. It’s an easy test. Give … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for: