Man Cave – Paint complete!

Yes my friends that is a brand new, lovely coat of paint on our once ugly “man cave.” I am always amazed at what a good coat of paint can do for a space and this is no exception.  Paint complete – Check. Now it is time for the games to begin. I have a […]

Bavarian Dreams

I love a good then and now photo so the ones I have to share with you today are a real treat for me. I am so excited to share! This weekend I received the most lovely email from the granddaughter of the the original owners of the house we rent here in Germany. Not […]

Man Cave – Welcome to the Dungeon!

Okay guys so sometimes things have to get worse before they get better and this is definitely one of those times. While we were away this weekend great strides were made on the “man cave” update but you definitely wouldn’t think so by the looks of it! Right now we have what looks like dungeon […]

Room #2 – The Master Bedroom

Once the kitchen was finished and we could finally eat, I figured it best we find somewhere to sleep. After almost two month sleeping in hotels and on air matresses I was more than ready to have my own bed back. The master bedroom was a little easier project than the kitchen since I had […]

Room #1- The Kitchen

One month after arriving we finally got access to our new home in Heilsbronn, Germany. We had no furniture and were sleeping on air mattresses, but I figured sooner or later we were going to have to eat. First priority, getting the kitchen together. The room is a pretty good size but there are ugly […]

Blumen Idiot – Pull Over!

If you are driving thru Germany and see this sign pull over, you won’t be disappointed. This is the best idea ever! In between the rows  of corn and the field of squash the farms plant a small patch of flowers for cutting. This is self serve affair done completely on the honor system they […]

Tickled Pink and Completely Cuckoo

Nothing says Germany like a Cuckoo clock. You feel like you must bring one home with you but the big brown Cuckoo just isn’t for me. I was recently in a shop in Füssen, Germany and saw a beautiful Pink Cuckoo Clock. I thought surely other clock stores would have these and I could shop […]

Moving to Germany – A house to call home

When my husband Chuck decided to go back in the Army after finishing LSU 13 years ago I knew there would be moves involved but I didn’t expect 8 moves in 13 years. I know it sounds excessive but some were required and some were by choice (when he deploys I sometimes return home to […]

65€ in Nuremberg

Saturday is a great day to find a bargain. In Germany there is a website dedicated to finding organized Flea, Junk, and Antique markets and the antique stores are always open on Saturday. Here are some of the great finds I purchased this weekend. 1. These two vintage clock were 12€ the little one was […]