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The Game: How I Met My Husband & Experienced My Initial Relationship to a Person in the Armed Forces

Laura at German-American Abroad has started a new blog challenge called The Game to gain insight into other bloggers’ worlds. She says that she’s been burning to know many things about my life, but decided to narrow it down to the following to start: How did you meet your husband Read more →

Interview for the Military Monday Duty Station Feature on Handling With Grace

Handling With Grace hosts Military Monday, a duty station feature that allows military families to meet fellow military spouses and learn about duty stations across the world. Today my answers to questions about Heidelberg were posted where I shared my favorite restaurant here, my favorite things to do in the Read more →

Receiving Mail In Germany With an Army Post Office (APO) Box

I started planning how to get our mail with as little interruption as possible early in the moving process. Before my passport appointment I checked with the post office about holding our mail and was told I could hold it until we had the new address and then have it Read more →

Getting Our Household Goods

The delivery men finally showed up around three. Similar to when the household goods were loaded, there were three guys, one who seemed to be the leader and two others. The leader laid out the inventory list and asked me to check off the box numbers as they came in. Read more →

Military Spouse Appreciation Day Blog Hop: Welcome to Overseas Adventures

In honor of yesterday’s Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Household 6 Diva and Riding the Roller Coaster are hosting a Blog Hop. Bloggers create a ‘party post’ to introduce themselves and their blog as sort of a virtual meet and greet. If you’d like to participate, head on over to either Read more →

German Culture Class Day 2 Part 2

Next we talked about shopping in Germany. The teacher had set up a small show and tell with some examples of products. She told us about Rewe, Aldi, Pennymarkt, and Real. You might recognize Aldi from the States. It’s the same chain but one thing they have I never noticed Read more →

German Culture Class Day 2 Part 1

Our second day of German Culture Class was as varied as the first. We covered bicyclists, restaurants, grocery stores (complete with a little show and tell), the Apotheke (similar to a pharmacy in the States), a couple random tips for getting along in Germany, and even a little bit of Read more →

German Culture Class Day 1 Part 2

We learned a few things about Heidelberg such as that the air can be dirty due to the industrial area and the fact Heidelberg sits in a valley, but it is usually only a problem in winter. I have noticed myself that from some of the buildings you can see Read more →

German Culture Class Day 1 Part 1

In early December my husband had to attend a German culture class which ran for a few days, and I was allowed to attend with him. [Edit: I later found out this is the “Culture College” run by Army Community Service.] At the beginning of the first class we got Read more →

Pack It Up…

The packers, an older man and a younger man, came at 7:40 am which was a little earlier than expected. The older man asked me to sort out what was mine from the kitchen for him to start packing while the younger man put together boxes. He also told me Read more →

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