Edinburgh Christmas Market

Before I begin on our adventures, let me take a moment to say that Christmas is quite different here than in the states. Obviously, there’s no Thanksgiving holiday so Christmas is full force in stores from Halloween on. You’d think then that it wouldn’t be difficult to find something like wire Christmas ribbon – you…

Winter Festival and The Royal Deeside Railway

One day this week during school pick up, Brooks, Mia and I were walking to our car next to one of his little friends from class. Once they’d passed, I asked Brooks if he knew where they were from – they didn’t have Scottish accents. Brooks said, “Oh I think he’s from Scotland.” I said,…