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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Last year, my husband wanted to stay home and have a quiet Christmas Eve and Christmas, so that’s what we did. Since I had been up ’til about 0700 playing Borderlands 2, I slept til about 1300 when my husband asked if I wanted to go to the store. He Read more →

Homemade “Frosty Paws” Type Frozen Dog Treats

Happy 4th of July! I’ve seen a lot of pictures going around talking about how hard this day is for dogs what with the loud noises and whatnot, and since it is probably going to be a hot day in many places and dogs need to cool down too, I Read more →

A Dozen Reasons Having Dogs > Having Kids (For Me)

Occasionally people think that people with pets and without children are choosing pets over kids or that pets are a good precursor to kids. I don’t fit either scenario. Even if I wanted kids, I’d still have dogs. But even if I didn’t have dogs, I still wouldn’t want kids. Read more →

Deciding to Be Childfree: 24 Reasons for My Choice (Part 1)

While I never specifically wanted to have children, I used to assume I would eventually. When exes brought up kids and I balked, I figured it wasn’t the right time or they weren’t the right one. When I got married and my husband would talk about kids in the future, Read more →

Cologne Part 9: Love Locks on the Hohenzollern Bridge

After our other exploring on our last day in Cologne, we went up to the Hohenzollern Bridge. The main thing to see up there is the love locks. I’ve read that this tradition started in 2008 with couples putting a padlock on the bridge and throwing the key into the Read more →

5 on Friday Link Up: 5 Tips & Tricks for Daily Life in Germany or the US

I was already planning to write this post and realized there were exactly five things, which makes it perfect for The Good Life‘s 5 on Friday Link Up. While living in Germany, there have been a few things I have needed to find a workaround for. I’ll tell you a Read more →

Apollo’s First Walk Out in Heidelberg

The week after our anniversary, my husband Tim and I decided to take our min pin Apollo on his first walk out in Heidelberg. (Previously he had only walked on post). We decided to park at the PX and walk along the Neckar. We stopped by some steps near the Read more →

Kölle-Zoo Pet Store in Heidelberg

Apollo gets over-excited on walks and pulls ahead. With a collar, he always sounds like he’s having trouble breathing but doesn’t slow down whether we try to give him more or less room to roam. I was worried he’d hurt himself, and he was wearing down the fur at his Read more →

Photo a Day: August 22nd-26th

I took a few pictures this week but didn’t intentionally take pictures to the prompts for the Photo a Day Challenge. One fit for the the prompt from the day before it was taken, so I’ll post that. The others all come from other weeks or even months, but have Read more →

Photo a Day: August 15th-21st

This week’s of Photo a Day challenges were ready, food, faces, inside, hole, today, and cool. The only ones I took on the actual day were ready (although not intentionally for the prompt) and cool (which I did take for the prompt). Most of the rest of the pictures I Read more →

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