My New Home

26 Oct

I can’t believe we’ve almost been in Madrid for a month now. It seems like we just moved in yesterday, and we’re still working on decorating, organizing, and making out little apartment more of a home!

So far we’ve been lucky to find an awesome place!

With a view:

Our View

Close to the essentials:

Fruterías

Retiro Park

Metro

And I’ve been surprised at some American comforts!

Dunkin Donuts (AKA Dunkin Coffee)

Organic Eggs

A 24 Hour Store (or 25?)

As well as memories of my darling Andalucía:

Olives

Salmorejo

I’ve turned the big 25!

And started a side business– Spanish Cooking Classes!

Cooking with Spanish Sabores!

We’ve been exploring the city this sunny October…

Its monuments:

And markets

San Anton Market

Frozen Yogurt!

Hopefully November will be just as exciting. So far we tentatively plan to:

– Learn to make sushi

– Go see a concert

– Have Ale’s parents visit

– Run a 5K

– Decorate our apartment!

We’ll see what we actually end up doing. For now, we’re happy to be here!

 

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10 Responses to “My New Home”

  1. Christine October 26, 2011 at 11:31 am #

    Congrats!The cooking classes sound like fun. Here’s to more good things to come.
    p.s. I didn’t think I could love olives more until I moved to Malaga.

  2. Kristen - Anywhere There's An Airport October 26, 2011 at 12:47 pm #

    Happy to have you! 🙂

  3. Liz October 26, 2011 at 2:13 pm #

    So fun! I love making sushi, although I’ve never done it totally on my own. Please post pretty sushi pics.

  4. christina October 26, 2011 at 2:17 pm #

    woah, woah, woah! I’ve been following your blog because you do the cooking demos…BUT, I just realized you live by Menendez Pelayo…me too! When is the schedule for upcoming classes??

    • Lauren October 27, 2011 at 5:59 pm #

      Hey Christina! Probably the first Sunday in November but I’ll post the schedule soon on my FB page. I’ll let you know! I hope to see you and we should meet up in the barrio for a coffee sometime!

  5. Lindsay October 27, 2011 at 7:04 am #

    Do you have a link to the 5k you´re planning to run??? I need some running motivation! 🙂

  6. madridyyoblog October 27, 2011 at 5:05 pm #

    Welcome to Madrid! 🙂

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