What I’ve Learned from Helping People with Budgets – 10 Tips for Success

I know it’s a strange passion, but in my spare time, I love counseling people on finances and creating budgets for them.  I mean I really, truly love it.  To take what seems like a disastrous financial situation and show people a realistic, achievable path to not only get out of any financial problems they have, but also accomplish their goals, is such a rewarding … Continue reading What I’ve Learned from Helping People with Budgets – 10 Tips for Success

A day in the life: working East Coast hours for a Denver-based company from Spain

9:30am Spain / 3:30am EST / 1:30am MST – Wake up, get dressed, and work out with the husband – usually we go for a run around the city (so many stairs and hills!!) or a Barre3 class online if it’s chilly. 10:30am Spain / 4:30am EST / 2:30am MST – Breakfast at a local spot. We almost always end up at a bakery called … Continue reading A day in the life: working East Coast hours for a Denver-based company from Spain

We made it!! (and we love it!)

What a journey! We left Amarillo at 2:20pm on Sunday, flew to DFW and were supposed to have a 2 hour layover before our 9.5 hour flight to Madrid. They discovered a problem with the plane (which we are grateful that they found it there!) and we had to switch gates several times, including 2 terminal changes, at DFW before they found a plane capable of … Continue reading We made it!! (and we love it!)

Choosing a corner of the world to call home

Since we will be working from home, we are able to choose the city we will live in.  That’s a pretty daunting task for people who have never even been to the country before.  We started by researching dialects and found that the Spanish spoken in Andalucía is the most similar to the Latin American dialects prevalent in the States.  So we had narrowed it … Continue reading Choosing a corner of the world to call home

Sometimes you just have to go for it!

When Gil and I started dating, I found out that he had never seen the ocean.  I, however, love to travel.  So right after Gil proposed to me, he also mailed off a passport application and a few weeks later we had everything we needed to begin dreaming about our travel adventures together. On our honeymoon in Jamaica a few weeks ago, at the age of 32, Gil finally … Continue reading Sometimes you just have to go for it!