Beach with the Big Kids


There are several things on my to-do-before-we-leave-Aberdeen list, and one of them got crossed off Sunday: hit the beach on a sunny day.  Notice I didn’t even say warm.  I had kind of given up hope…to the point that 60′s felt HOT that day!  Sweet Lizzie girl slept at home while Josh worked on his […]

Warm Beach Day

There’s something about the North Sea that is inherently cold…so having a warm day to splash around is saying something.  Christy and I took our kids and Mercy out to the beach and then to Burger King for dinner- we had a lot of fun and even got some sunburns- again saying something for Aberdeen!

Haddo House


Walking up to Haddo House is truly like stepping into a Jane Austen novel.  The grounds were covered in  daffodils and even pheasant.  There was a small cafe with good soup and sandwiches, as well as a play area and duck pond- we didn’t have enough time to make it to the play area of […]

Our lives in Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen

Hey, I thought I’d show you a snapshot of our lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. This is where Josh goes to school. This is where we live. We like to go to castles. And we like to go to cool places like Paris, Germany, and London. I have a wonderful group of friends I hang with […]

Our Favorite Restaurants

Rustico is a fave of ours.  We go there for birthdays, our anniversary, and any other chance we get!

A while back, I wrote up some restaurant reviews for our favorite Aberdeen haunts.  I thought I’d blog them for my UK pals in case they needed some tips for family visits this summer! Rustico 62 Union Row Aberdeen, AB10 1SA 01224 632111 We tried this on a date night first.  Totally awesome!  The […]