Welcome to A House of Sparrows, a travel + lifestyle blog about our expat family and our extraordinary adventures far and wide.  Join my family as we journey across the globe, fulfilling our deep desire to travel and experience all of what this beautiful world has to offer.

 

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"A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there."

February 12, 2019

We’ve been keeping a not so little secret these past five months, Milena is finally going to have a sibling! Ever since we have arrived back in Texas, it has beeb a whirlwind.

August 2, 2018

I've done a pretty poor job of blogging since we moved to Germany, and for good reason! Our family has been very busy with traveling, spending time with family and enjoying our new home in Lich. Instead of sitting in front of my computer, I've been enjoying exploring o...

May 18, 2018

Now that it is official and our time in Costa Rica has come to an end, I can't stop and think about all of the things I will miss from our new home. We only liv

Big announcement today! If you are new to my blog, let me give you a quick recap on A House of Sparrows and our family's plan on traveling for an entire year. D

April 21, 2018

In one month I turn 29. The last year in my 20s, and the last year of my "youth". As I look forward to the next decade, I am excited for the possibilities and the changes that occur as we grow older. With that said, I have one more year in my 20s and I have s...

April 9, 2018

Our family moved to Costa Rica last year and we struggled to and not overpack. When you move to a new country its difficult to know exactly what you will need but we feel we brought just the right amount of items from the States to Costa Rica. Check out my packing tips...

February 22, 2018

I always say life in Costa Rica is one great adventure. The memories we have experienced in this country are a mix of funny, difficult and amazing things we have all come to cherish. So check out my response to, "you know you life in Costa Rica when..."

January 26, 2018

"Travel now before you have kids."

I'm pretty sure we've all heard that overused and outdated saying. I know we did, dozens of times after we were married. My husband and I are self-proclaimed traveler enthusiasts and we have our hearts set on seeing the world. In our...

January 21, 2018

This quote hit me like a ton of bricks, "Create a life that feels good on the inside. Not one that just looks good on the outside." This concept should be easy, create a life you enjoy that makes you happy and healthy but most often we are lying to ourselves.

January 15, 2018

As I look back on these past few months, I can't believe that our family has moved to Costa Rica only 90 days ago. That's it?! It seems like months of memories and life lessons have been crammed into only three months.

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