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Category: Everyday Life

Teo in his high chair

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A long (long, long, long) overdue hello from Barcelona!

Baby Teo

Meet Teo!

Hi friends! Just wanted to pop in briefly from maternity leave to share an update today, because there’s someone very special I’d love for you to meet… …our sweet Teo! Our son, Teo (pronounced the Spanish way, “tay-oh”) Elliott Martin, was born on March 16. And for those of...

Ali Martin Third Trimester Pregnancy

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Bon dia from the home stretch of our third trimester here in Barcelona! I can hardly believe it, but we’re now less than two weeks away from getting to meet our baby boy, which has us feeling all the feels right about now. Timehop actually just reminded me that...

Ali Martin in Barcelona Kitchen

Day In The Life

A photo journal of my day yesterday here in Barcelona. ♡ 7:45am: Buenos días from Barcelona. ♡ Getting a late start to the day today, after not sleeping so well this week.  Our lil’ babe has been setting records lately with how many times he wakes me up during the...

Baking linzer cookies for our neighbors

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Warm greetings from Barcelona! ♡ I have to admit that I had really (really) been hoping to write this month’s update cozied up in front of a fireplace back in Kansas, where we had planned to spend the month of December home with our families.  But, like so many of you,...

Ali Martin Pregnant In Barcelona

Hey, Bebé!

I can’t even begin to tell you how much I’ve looked forward to finally having this news to share. We’re pregnant, you guys! ♡♡♡ Those of you who have been following our story for awhile know that it has been a long road for Barclay and I as we...

El Gotico Barcelona

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Hey, friends. ♡ How are you doing today?  Hangin’ in there?  Finding a moment when you need it to recharge? I realize that the last update I posted here was back in March, just a few weeks into what ended up being a very-long and very-strict period of quarantine...

Day In The Life

Buenos días from Barcelona, friends! I’ve been getting so many emails, comments and messages these past few weeks from many of you, kindly been checking in on us with the situation here in Spain.  (Thank you. ♡)   So today I thought I would pop in today with a little...

Barclay and Ali Martin

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Hey friends ♡ I hope that this finds you well and warm today, wherever life may have you this January.  We have been snuggled up inside here in Barcelona this past week, while Storm Gloria has slowly been making its way across the country.  And while the weather outside...

Day In The Life

A photo journal of my day yesterday here in Barcelona. ♡  (This post includes affiliate links.) 6:45am: Too early!  Try as I may, I’ve never succeeded in turning into a natural morning person… 6:55am: …but this definitely helps. ♡  Iced pour-over, my absolute fave. 7:00am: Still at it with my early (online) Spanish...

Day In The Life

Hey friends! ♡ I thought I would try something new today and move my little “Day In The Life” series from Instagram over to the blog for a change.  I always love a good peek into someone else’s everyday life.  So for anyone interested, here’s a little snapshot — ha,...

Ask Ali: Life Behind The Scenes

Ask Ali: Life Behind The Scenes

New series alert! When I asked in our reader survey last month what you would like to see on the blog in 2019, there was one request that you all kept writing in — more behind-the-scenes stuff.  Also more quick/easy/healthy dinner recipes, but hey, those were already on the agenda!...