Krampus in Dallas

Krampus in Dallas, Krampus? Do you know what a Krampus is or rather WHO Krampus is? The past two years, I have written posts about Krampus: 1) His comeback in Germany and Austria again. 2) Who is that Christmas Devil called The Krampus? Now it’s become known here in America. Hollywood even released a movie … Read more

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Recycling, in Germany, is a Nightmare

You have to be German to understand (and be able to recycle in) Germany. Actually this is a love-hate relationship for me. I love how Germans recycle but I hate doing it. From receiving a citation to just doing it wrong, it’s been a nightmare for me. When my husband and I had decided to … Read more

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Out & About: Cultural Learning Journeys to Take Your Kids On

The following is a guest post from Kelly Warfield. Kelly believes:“The world is packed full of interesting and diverse cultures, and teaching kids through travel can help prepare them for the future. School vacation is the perfect time to introduce your children to the different histories, norms, and perspectives held by the many thriving cultures … Read more

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My Big Fat German Wedding

This month, June, and year, 2016, I celebrated my ten year wedding anniversary. My husband and I got married in Bavaria, Germany. It was an amazing wedding! How do German wedding traditions compare to American wedding traditions? My Big Fat German Wedding The Rings 1) Germans don’t wear diamond wedding rings. While Americans do their hugely … Read more

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May Day and Maypole Celebration

Yesterday was May Day. When I was living in Germany, especially within the Bavarian region, where my husband grew up, on May 1st, there would be a celebration “Aufstellen des Maibaums”(Erecting of Maypole). It is still unclear where this tradition originated from, but my husband was told that it dates back thousands of years to … Read more

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What does St. Patrick’s Day Mean to You?

What does St. Patrick’s Day Mean to You? I have a deep deep love for Ireland that will forever be a part of my past, present and future. My time living abroad in Ireland changed the path of my life forever, the person I am today, even the way I mother my children and live … Read more

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Who is that Christmas Devil called The Krampus?

Krampus? Do you know what a Krampus is or rather WHO Krampus is? Last year, I wrote a post about Krampus making a comeback in Germany and Austria again. Little did I know then, that it would become known and popular in America. They even have a new movie release “Krampus” currently showing in theaters. I … Read more

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15 Natural Remedies for Ovarian Cysts

Have you had, or currently have, issues with ovarian cysts? Problems from ovarian cysts can be very serious from infections to experiencing difficulties becoming pregnant to living life in a lot of pain regularly. I’ve posted about this before, but the responses and questions from women dealing with ovarian cysts keep coming up so I … Read more

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Was I an Ugly American Abroad?

Do you know all the words to your national anthem?  Was I an Ugly American Abroad Moment: I remember taking this local tour through Ireland with 20 other young lads and lasses from Canada, Australia, and America. Actually, I was the only American. I believe our Irish tour guide to have had it out for me … Read more

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Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

However you call it: stroller, buggy, carriage, pushchair, baby buggy, pram, or perambulator, your choice of stroller purchase has a direct impact on your child’s language and brain development. Choosing a stroller that allows your child face you, referred to as toward-facing or face-to-face, is most beneficial. In the UK, there has been such a … Read more

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