The day has finally come – we landed in Ireland this morning to begin a new chapter of our lives. We’re so excited, nervous and relieved. The last month has been very busy with goodbyes, packing and wrapping up our lives in the US. We had cars to sell, furniture to offload, boxes to… Read More The Move Is On! A Handy Moving Checklist!
The Emerald Isle, Land of Saints & Scholars – Ireland has many names, but I just call it Home. Our little family is about to embark on a move back to Ireland after 9 years in California, and as I’m packing up the last 9 years of our lives, I’ve been reminiscing about what… Read More What I’ve Missed About Ireland! Food, Christmas & The Craic!
Back in June, we announced that we were moving home to Ireland. We arrived in San Francisco 8 years ago with just a couple of suitcases, and we are leaving with a container full of boxes, a baby, a cat and a dog. Planning for the move, along with juggling a newborn, has been challenging!… Read More How We Shipped Our Pets from the USA to Ireland!
As you've all heard by now, we are moving home to Ireland this September. Our lives are chaotic right now with packing up our lives in California, and getting set-up in Ireland. With a baby in tow, we're trying to make the transition as seamless as possible. One of the biggest hurdles we've faced is… Read More Going, Going, Gone! Our Guide to Selling Your Home!
We kicked off a makeover of our house, in anticipation of selling it before we move home, by having the exterior of the house painted. I’m SO happy with the results that I just had to share! We bought our house in 2013, and it definitely hadn’t been painted for several years before we moved… Read More Exterior Home Makeover – From Drab to Fab!
California is the land of sunshine, sandy beaches and opportunity. It’s home to adventure, diversity and movie stars. So, why are we leaving this wonderland to return to Ireland? As good ol’ Dorothy would say, it’s because there is no place like home. When we announced that we are moving home this September, I’m sure… Read More From California to Ireland: Why We Are Moving Home