A beautiful day for a walk through Shropshire and Worcestershire

On Friday, Dave and I took a gorgeous walk from our current home at Redford Farm in Shropshire, down the Clee Hill to Tenbury Wells and then on to our former home, Brook Farm in Worcestershire. We have been blessed to land in a stunning piece of little-known England, and we absolutely love it. From […]

Brook Farm firsts

On Nov. 1, 2013, Dave and I walked into Brook Farm for the first time. We were officially Workawayers, and Sarah and Will Wint were our new “employers.” Our official timeframe of being Workawayers for Sarah and Will lasted from Nov. 1 to Dec. 16 (although we’ve decided we’re not done with them yet). In […]

Being abroad taught me what Thanksgiving is all about

I’m always thankful on Thanksgiving. I love being surrounded by my loud, crazy family, eating tons of delicious food I didn’t have to cook, drinking wine and listening to Christmas music. I even love Black Friday, getting up early with my mom, aunts and cousins to hunt for the perfect Christmas gifts. This year, I […]

Finding Brook Farm (Becoming a Workawayer)

For the next six weeks, I am living in a bed and breakfast in Worcestershire, United Kingdom, near the border of England and Wales. The building is nearly 500 years old, and it’s everything you could wish for in a 16th century farmhouse–low ceilings, crooked floors, fireplaces, teacups on the shelves and gardening books on […]