No Ordinary Favorites {June 2013}

Welcome to June’s installment of my current favorites from recent shopping excursions and from the depths of our apartment that have been rediscovered. What great things are you using in your life right now?   Nathan water bottle — We ALL know...

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No Ordinary Favorites {May 2013}

Wow is the time flying by this year! I kinda feel like they all do — but considering I was in hibernation until our recent thaw, I guess it becomes easier for the year to start sneaking past. I had a lot of fun talking about the things I’m in love with...

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American expats and our shopping habits

As you have very likely learned in the last few weeks, we went “home” to Florida for two glorious weeks and spent Christmas over there. I will not even begin to rub it in regarding just how awesome the vacation was (because there will be more posts about...

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Flour in Germany: Not as easy as it seems

In America, it was quite easy. You went into the grocery story, you picked up a bag of flour, you took it home and you did whatever you wanted with it. It was the flour called for in every recipe known to man: all-purpose flour. And it would make sense that this...

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5 Sites to Keep You Out of the German Stores

I know that not all places in Germany are as unfriendly to shoppers as they are in Hessen, but one thing I am not a big fan of is being looked at like a crazy person when I go stand in line somewhere because I have a shopping cart full of stuff. The typical way of...

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