Year: 2017

Driving Away the Fear of Motherhood

I have found myself driving in excess lately. Stuck in traffic on the way to and from work,  taking the long ways – spending hours a day alone, in my car.  Yes, I am physically in the car, but my Read More

9 Struggles Women Face When They Go Through Pregnancy Without a Partner

Awwww,  pregnancy! 40 weeks of pure joy that every woman just raves about, right?  Ha! It’s month after month of crazy side effects, pains, cravings, emotions and ungodly changes to our bodies.  In a perfect world, a very pregnant woman should Read More

The Story of the Pistachio: Chapter 5 – Giving up Love for Love

Oh hello again! Welcome to the next chapter of The Story of the Pistachio. I am back with yet another new discovery on love but with still no tangible finding of love. In this chapter we have a bit of Read More

16 Must Have American Items Every Australian Grocery Store Needs

 After moving back home to America from Aussieland I could not wait to stuff my face with the huge variety of food I missed so much while down under.  Keeping my post –10 Must Have Aussie Items Every American Grocery Read More

10 OMG Thoughts Every ‘Single’ Girl Has When She Discovers She is Pregnant

When I first found out I was going to be a mother, I,  like most woman, uhhhhh freaked the heck out! For someone like me who has been selfishly single for 5 years – only having to worry about myself, Read More

Road Tripping!! California Redwoods, Grants Pass and Portland, Oregon

After 2 months of being home bored OUT OF MY MIND trying to have intellectual conversations with my dogs, I finallllly received an invite for some road tripping adventure!

An American Down Under: 8 Annoying Tasks to do Once You Move Home After Living Abroad

I just moved back to California after living in beautiful Sydney, Australia. Though it has now been 2 months since I arrived back in the land of the US of A, it is safe to say I have done practically Read More

My Open Break Up Letter to Australia

My Dearly Beloved Australia, I cannot believe I am in sitting on the floor of my empty room right now, crying while writing you this letter. We both knew this day would eventually come, I just cannot believe it is Read More

The Top 10 Random Moments From my Time in Australia

After 3 long amazing years in Australia, I cannot believe this day has officially come. Hot Mess is moving back home to California :/ I know I know, I can’t believe I am saying it either! But today I would Read More

10 Must Have Aussie Items That Every American Grocery Store Needs

When I recently came home to America for the holidays, I found myself looking for items in the grocery store that were no where to be found. Where were these items I was searching for!?! Oh.. that’s right, back in Read More

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