Welcome! I'm Mary and this is My Life in Scotland. I moved to Scotland in February 2008. Aberdeen, Scotland is now my home and I love it. This blog began as a way to keep my family and friends updated from so far away.

I am learning that things don't always go as planned and I should stop being surprised by that.

Thanks for reading!

Favourite show: The Mindy Project, Blue Bloods
Favourite Movies: While You Were Sleeping, You've Got Mail, North and South
Favourite Books: These Is My Words by Nancy Turner and Blackmoore by Julianne Donaldson
Favourite Food: Mexican
Hobbies: Reading
Guilty Pleasure: Food
Most memorable vacation: Spain and Puerto Rico. I left part of my soul there.

Favourite Posts::
1,000 Words for Rain
Being a Monica
The Price is High
10 Things to Love and Dislike Living in Scotland

My Life in Scotland Press::
BBC Radio Scotland: Here on a One Way Ticket
Daily Record: We Risked It All To Follow Our Dreams
GoAbroad.com: Mary De Bastos: Scotland Expert Interview
BBC: How Are American's Marking the 4th of July in Scotland?
Expats Blog: West Virginia to Scotland
Say Yes Blog: Secondary Infertility: Being the best kind of supportive friend
Postcards from Rachel: My Life in Scotland
MSN.com : Your favorite comfort foods are now mini party foods, too