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Three Easy Ways to Dress Up a White Button Down

By Wednesday, May 3, 2017 6

Happy Wednesday! A white button down has become my go-to for simple, yet chic outfits. There are so many ways you can change up your look with a basic button down, whether it's increasing the glam factor or dressing it down. I decided to add some polish for this outfit I wore to dinner last weekend. ...

Day Trip from Amman to Iraq Al Amir

By Monday, May 1, 2017 8

Happy Monday and I hope you all had a great weekend! On Saturday, we were able to take a day trip to Iraq Al Amir, an area just outside Amman that's known for its ancient ruins and cave dwellings. These ancient ruins were originally part of the Qasr Al-Abd (Palace of the Servants). They've been partially ...

Denim, Stripes & Studs

By Friday, April 28, 2017 3

Happy Friday, everyone! Our weekend starts today and the Jordanians actually have a holiday on Sunday, so that means three days off for us (no complaints here!) We kicked ours off with breakfast this morning at a place that offers American-style favorites like pancakes and egg sandwiches. Even though we've only been here a few ...

Chambray Bell Sleeves & White Denim

By Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10

Although we are loving the dry climate and endless sunny days here in Jordan, my husband and I have been having some trouble getting good sleep at night. We'll often wake up with scratchy, dry throats because the air is SO dry here and there's a lot of dust since it's a desert climate with ...

How to Wear a Satin Trench Coat

By Monday, April 24, 2017 7

Happy Monday, everyone, and I hope you all had a great weekend! My week actually started yesterday, so today really feels like Tuesday to me (it's going to take awhile to get used to the new weekend days here!) We spent some time exploring the local malls in Jordan, and the first thing we discovered is that the ...

Reinventing the Classic White Button Down

By Friday, April 21, 2017 2

Happy Friday, guys! In Jordan, the weekend actually starts today, so Friday and Saturday are our days off. This will definitely take some getting used to, especially since the work week now starts on Sunday! We haven't planned anything for the weekend yet, but I would LOVE to drive down to the Dead Sea since ...

Feminine Floral: Midi Dress & Block Heel Sandals

By Tuesday, April 18, 2017 8

Whether it's a permanent move or just for vacation, one thing we try to do every time we go to a new place is walk everywhere. Walking really is the best way to familiarize ourselves with our new neighborhood and the stores and restaurants around us because it's easy to miss things when driving---and unless we ...

Stripes at the Roman Theater

By Monday, April 17, 2017 9

Happy Monday and I hope all of you had a wonderful Easter! After taking a few days to unpack and get familiarized with our immediate neighborhood, we ventured out for some sightseeing this weekend. Our first stop was the Roman Theater in Old Amman---it's funny because even though we aren't in Italy anymore, it almost ...