Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April Currently {Traveling to the States!!}

Y'all... my hubby and I are heading back to the States for a long weekend and I am sooo excited to go back and speak English, have drinks TO GO {these do not exist in Spain... sigh...} and eat an amazing hamburger.   My amazing friend, and my own Maid of Honor, is getting married this weekend.  I am having lots of fun with the Matron of Honor duties {but does anyone else hate the name we get?  Matron... OIY} and am ecstatic to be back for a long weekend :)  Want to see some travel pictures and details of the wedding??  Be sure to follow me on Instagram where I'll be posting all about it!!

So, all of that leads up to this month's currently!  Happy April, y'all!!  Have you said Rabbit three times today? 

Be sure to link up with the amazing Farley at Oh Boy 4th Grade to join!! 

Listening... to a football {aka soccer} match completely in Spanish.  My hubby is watching it while I blog stalk, but it makes for a pleasant background.  And it's good to know what's happening in the world of football when I work with my kiddos tomorrow.  

Loving... my new "Muchas Gracis Por Todos" stamp!!  I found it at El Corte Ingles, our Spanish department store, and it means "Thank You For Everything".  I've been stamping up our wedding thank yous with it, which makes writing them all the better.  In all actuality, I like writing thank you cards... it gives me a chance to connect with your guests and really thank them again.  But that means my cards take twice as long to write... I'm taking a batch back to the states with me to mail.  {It's SO much cheaper that way!!}... And yes, that is a stamp of mine and my husband's face...

Thinking... what to pack- at least I already have my dress for the wedding chosen and at the bride's house ready to go!  

Wanting... a new dress for the rehearsal dinner.  I have one that is a "tried and true" dress.  But there's just something about a new dress.  Maybe I can find something before Friday...

Needing... to print/prep/and finalize everything.  My least favorite part about traveling, but arguably the most important.  Flying in Europe can be super cheap, at a price.  RyanAir has great flights for realllllly cheap- as long as you're willing to print, stamp, pack, and work for your tickets.  It's totally worth it but still a pain.  Does anyone have any trips for this part of traveling??  

Hours and Last Day... My normal day begins around 8 and goes until noon.  Then we have lunch and a siesta {either at school or at home} and then return for school from 3-5.  It makes for a long day but I do enjoy my break/ plan time in the afternoon.  My last day as an ESL teacher is May 31st, although my schools must continue due to the teacher strike that they've been battling. 

Btw... I am so happy that I didn't have to "celebrate" April Fools Day today.  Spain celebrates a similar day in December, so I was one lucky teacher today.  P.T.L. 


  1. Safe travels! :) Teaching in Spain sounds so fun! I'm your newest follower!

    Kimberly Ann
    Live, Laugh, I love Kindergarten

  2. Hi Kelly Ann,
    Your blog is so cute and I LOVE Spain. I went in 1992 for the Summer Olympics and fell in love with the people and culture in Barcelona. How fun for you!
    I'm your newest follower. :o)
    Teaching and Much Moore

    1. Isn't Barcelona the best? I bet it was amazing during the Olympics. I fell in love with Spain while studying in Barcelona for the summer. Ahhhmazing. Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful week :)

  3. Hi Kelly Ann,
    What a fascinating life to be living and teaching in Spain. Do you plan to be there for long? Traveling is one of my greatest loves. I'm going to England for three weeks in September. Now that I'm retired I can travel outside of the busiest times.
    I know you'll have so much fun at your friend's wedding, how lucky are you to be able to travel home for that special time. Be safe,

    1. Hey Debbie! We plan on staying through the school year and then heading back to the states to be closer to family. I haven't lived near my family in nearly ten years so I am definitely ready :)

      My husband and I went to England this past weekend! I fell in LOVE with London. It was an amazing trip! That's amazing that you're going for three weeks- how much fun!

      Thank you so much for stopping by!