Christmas in Oz


This Christmas was so different that anything I could have imagined. Although I was hoping for an extremely tropical day, we got a very comfortable- although slightly rainy- day full of fun, friends, and family. I spent it with Karlisle’s host family: the Dunlops. Jen (Her host mom) is the oldest of six siblings, so […]

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Let the Good Times Roll: RedFoo at Marquee, Manly Beach, Winery Tours, & A Hot Date


Another amazing Sydney weekend is in the books! Friday night I went to Marquee- a club inside of The Star Casino- to see RedFoo (the giant fro guy from LMFAO) DJ. Four of us split a hotel room in the city so we didn’t have to worry about getting home, which was really nice. I […]

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Reconnected! With Wifi and iMessage

Well tonight will be my second night in Pymble (the suburb of Sydney where I’m staying), and internet has semi-successfully been installed at the house. It’s brand new, practically still in the wrapper so a lot of details are still left to be finished. The house itself is beautifully modern though, like something out of […]

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Au Pair Prep: Firsts and Lasts

I went to my last Royals game for quite a while this week. Jeff, Will, & Newman went with me to observe, in true KC fashion as we let victory slip from our grasp. It was college night, so tickets were only $7, and we got to sit four rows back in the lower part […]

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Au Pair Prep: The Disaster that is My Car & Closet

I’m definitely making progress! My car has been fully unloaded (except for the trunk), which I thought was completely impossible based on the state it’s been in, well… forever. I discovered that I apparently haven’t thrown away a McDonald’s reciept for three years. There were also an alarming amount of socks and deodorant in my […]

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Au Pair Prep: 24 Days & Counting

The countdown has officially begun. My visa was granted in only five days, my plane ticket has been purchased, and I am nowhere near ready to go. Today mom and I went through all of the books on my shelves and tomorrow I will go through knick-knacks and get started on sorting Laundry. The list […]

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