Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Bake a bread!  You know what every German replies when asked "What do you miss about Germany?" "The bread!" (and probably "Brötchen", too) That's why I want to share my favorite bread recipe with you. It's super easy, delicious and it comes pretty close to a good German "Körnerbrot" (whole...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
The last day.... of Barack Obama's presidency is today. I'm so sad. This country has become my second home and even though I don't love everything about the US (neither do I about Germany), this president and his family has become a part of my home here  and my heart. (more…)

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Articles about Repatriation The topic of repatriating is very close to my heart since we are actively thinking about moving back to Germany. But what is the best way to do it? So, the last couple weeks I've been researching, reading and writing about the topic a lot. There are a number of articles...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Collaboration with Expatmamas A few weeks ago I got a "new like" on one of my posts on facebook. Jonna from "Expatmamas" found my blog and since then we started connecting. I joined her facebook group and found other German women living the expat life and some of them are sharing their...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
An acrostic poem Telling each other what we're thankful for is something that we started in our first year in the US. It's implemented in preschools and schools and we like this custom. It is important to talk about all the good things in your life and to be grateful. Tonight...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Yesterday night my younger daughter and I attended the final event of a donation drive at her elementary school. For a period of 10 days families could drop off food and other essentials for families in need for the upcoming holiday season. This event was affiliated with "Doing Good Together™"  and...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Early birthday celebrations This is gonna be a short post. I'm exhausted from the last couple days and I need to take a break from all the news and social media. I felt paralyzed all day yesterday and spend too much time following the post election commentaries. Today I went...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
German-American Day Today the National German-American Day is observed in the US. This German-American heritage holiday commemorates the 13 German Mennonite families from Krefeld who landed in Philadelphia. These families founded Germantown, Pennsylvania on October 6, 1683. The settlement was the first German establishment in the original thirteen American colonies....

Three Word Thursday

Back to school! After a long summer that wasn't only relaxing, it is finally here: The first day of school! It should be an official holiday for parents but unfortunately the first days are not everywhere the same. They differ between states, counties and even cities. Everyone goes back to school on divergent days. Private...