About Hot Mess

Well, hellllooooo! Let me welcome you to Hot Mess Goes To OZ!

For those who do not know me personally, oh trust me you will,  as everything I write is always in my unique “Michelle voice”.  You will read my stories as if I was telling them to you in person, well… minus all the uncontrollable hand gestures associated with them.

As I mentioned in my first post which you totally should read I began this blog to document my experience of moving to Australia for my own discovery, for family and friends, and for entertainment purposes for all those who wish to join along. I am not your average person… so this is not your average blog 🙂

Last year I returned home to California with a little Aussie souvenir in my tummy, so now you get to read about my hot mess momma adventures alongside my crazy adventures and stories, tips for travelers, (not-so) fun dating, and a bunch in-between.

Now a bit more about me…..


I love dancing and having dance off’s for no reason at all other than to make people uncomfortable. I enjoy painting abstract art while watching cartoons. I am a wine and cheese addict with a passion for adventure in all aspects of life!

I enjoy writing about dating, food, the not so much joy of pregnancy, new mom joys,   travel, love, adventure and life as an American living down under.

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Pretty Much… Please enjoy reading, laughing, and crying at my blog! But please don’t steal from it without permission or go all crazy on me if I happen to make a mistake. 
Thank you <3

28 thoughts

  1. Blog looks great!! Keep it up. You’re going to LOVE Oz! If you fancy exploring, like me on Facebook and we’ll arrange. I’m gonna be here for ages 🙂

  2. Thanks for stopping by and visiting my blog. Spent 2 months in Australia recently exploring starting in the Northern Territory at Darwin on down the coast to Sydney.

  3. I’m so glad I found your blog! I’ve always wanted to move to Australia and I’m so excited to follow along with your journey. Best wishes…soak up some sunshine for me! (:

  4. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my post! I appreciate it so much since I’m new to blogging. I’m looking forward to reading more of your blogs about Australia especially since I plan on visiting later this year. Thanks for the tips so now I know to control my liqueur at the pubs lol. 🙂

  5. Hi,

    Thank you for following my photography/lyric essay blog: http://throughharoldslens.com. I hope you enjoy your journey.

    To help you launch your travels, I thought you might enjoy a few “Quick Links” to a few of my favorites, from over 250 posts, on Through Harold’s Lens:

    “Shaken! Not Stirred”(Sweden)

    Maiden Mild” (Poland)

    “Dear Daddy.” Alcoholic: The Dark Side. (Your Town)

    On behalf of the entire Creative Team at Through Harold’s Lens, my trusty sidekicks, Mr. SLR Nikon, his brother Mr. Pen Pal and myself, we wish you safe travels.


  6. Hey thanks for stopping by my blog, no matter where you go and how long you’re gone, you will always miss things about where you grew up. Stick with it in Australia, and go to Tasmania, it’s a wonderful place!

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