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How to get your Spanish residency card in 5 frustrating trips.

How to get your Spanish residency card in 5 frustrating trips.

After you arrive in Spain on a non-lucrative visa, you have 30 days to apply for a residency card. You...

Este es Halloween.

Este es Halloween.

   Exam:  Choose the correct phrase to finish these sentences: Halloween in Spain is: celebrated. not celebrated. celebrated and not...

We used to be rock stars.

We used to be rock stars.

It’s true.  When we walked down the street, people would stop in their tracks and stare.  Children would laugh and...

poste del blog de la huésped

poste del blog de la huésped

I’m a guest blogger again over at Live Mom, Austin’s favorite family website.  Check it out! It’s October, and I’m...

síganos a la escuela

síganos a la escuela

Please follow along while Violet and Graham walk to Spanish school.  (Warning: It’s a long way.)  

nuestra escuela de español

nuestra escuela de español

Reasons we loved the kids’ language school: structure:  After two weeks of vacation/moving/craziness, we needed some kind of routine.  Free-form days...

hogar

hogar

After our odd, hectic arrival and stay in Madrid, the trip to Granada was simple and sweet.  Buses here are...

quinto y tercer grado

quinto y tercer grado

Just sent my babies off by themselves to a school in a foreign country.Gulp.

No quiero oír eso.

No quiero oír eso.

“I have to go back to Austin.” That’s what you don’t want to hear from your husband the very same...

errores estúpidos números 8 y 9

errores estúpidos números 8 y 9

error estúpido número 8: americanos típicos I think the hotel staff felt sorry for us when we arrived in two separate...