Photo by Five and Five Photography
Hi there! I'm so glad you decided to stop by for a visit. I'm Alyx, and here's what you should know:

1. I am married to that stud up there and we've got two little ones. They're all pretty amazing humans, and even though I have days where I want to rip my hair out, I love 'em. Lots.

2. I love photography almost as much as I love my family. You can see my work here. I am based in the San Francisco Bay Area, but I love to travel! See if I'm coming near you anytime soon!

3. I'm kind of a nerd. I love languages, grammar, and writing. I'm fluent in German and have spent a good portion of my life living abroad.

4. I love to travel! Although we have not done much traveling since starting our family a few years ago, I have been to 16 countries and am working on hitting all the states in the US.

5. I get pretty invested in whatever I'm reading, so if you ever see me with a book in hand, it's best to walk on by without interrupting my dream world.

6. I love all things exercise, fitness, and outdoorsy. If you love those things, too, we can totally geek out!

7. I also love makeup! It's a recent obsession, and it started when I began selling LipSense about six months ago. I ended up separating from that company because of the way it was being run, but it's been so fun to learn and experiment. I've found an amazing product that allows me to be completely ready for the day in about 10 minutes, so that has been an amazing opportunity. You can learn more about Maskcara here.


Nagehan said...

Hey! You're a fulbright scholar in Germany? I was thinking about applying for this upcoming year for Turkey! I would love to talk to you more about it :)

Alyx said...

Yes ma'am! You should definitely apply to the program. If you want to know anymore about it, feel free to shoot me an email - alyx2011 at gmail dot com.

Nagehan said...

I'm going to email you soon! I wold love to talk about it. Thanks :))

Breenah said...

I was totally singing the baller song last night while we were leaving the restaurant. A couple looked at me weird when I sang "and if I had a girlfriend I would call her".

Ronida said...

This is the cutest about me ever! I love your design!!! <3

Sal Kaye said...

Hi! Habe heute dein Blog entdeckt (thanks to Eef). How cool you're living in Germany! Why did you choose this weird country??? :P

Liebe Grüße aus Nordrhein-Westfalen,

English Anderson said...

Heya! Saw you on the Facebook page for American bloggers in Germany, and wanted to check your blog out. Well I did. And I'm in love. You have such a great eye for design! Coupled with your humor, it's a win. New follower!

A fellow American in Germany,

An Authentic Life said...

I want an "about me" page like this! Tre chic!!

amandapoverseas said...

I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award:

Cocalores said...

Love this about-page, it's awesome! The layout is really cool! Just happened to stumble over your blog and then realized that we're both in the Gerlish Bloggers fb group =)
Anja @

Rima said...

say HAI to a new follower.

you are hilarious.

Whitney said...

Hey! Semi-new follower here. I saw that someone said you were a Fulbright scholar in Germany... is this true?! One of my best friends is as well!

Ellen Birdy Murray said...

Hey Alyx,

I'm an American living in Germany and I just found your blog. I really enjoy it and will be back for sure.


Nikki said...

This is a FAB pic girlfriend...leggings as pants and all!

Little Miss Cornucopia said...

Hey there Alyx! I love your blog so much that I decided to nominate you for the Super Sweet Blogging Award. Well, guess what? YOU WON!! You can read the rules here: and pass it along to other super sweet bloggers, if you choose to. You're awesome! xo

KelleyAnnie @ Over the Threshold said...

Hey Alyx--I came over from A Modern Grace when I saw you comment about living in Germany. We also lived in a Germany for a short stint and traveled extensively in Germany and to 10 other countries besides while we were there. Nice to "meet" you :-)

KelleyAnnie @ Over the Threshold said...

Aaa, sorry to comment again, but I just saw that you have actually been to Marburg and that's where we lived! I actually taught a medical English class at the university there. Too exciting since most people do not know Marburg!

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