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13 Feb Posted by in Family Life, Products, Shopping | Comments

What does IKEA REALLY stand for?

What does IKEA REALLY stand for?

When I first moved to Germany it seemed like the trips to IKEA were never-ending. I think Kay drug me to every IKEA store within Nordrhein Westfalen. I was d-o-n-e DONE with going there. So when my bonus daughter stated what IKEA really stands for (although a Swedish company, apparently a German ingeniously coined this ...

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02 May Posted by in Products | Comments

Frivolous Lawsuits – No need to drag German brands into the mix

Frivolous Lawsuits – No need to drag German brands into the mix

I’ve written before about Kinder Eggs chocolate and how they aren’t allowed in the US because they are considered a “choking hazard”… but only in the US, not in Germany nor in Canada. Now that I am abroad, I can safely say that yes, other countries view the US as having frivolous lawsuits. Maybe I ...

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05 Apr Posted by in Products | 4 comments

Fuel Prices – Quit your whining, Springer fans

Fuel Prices – Quit your whining, Springer fans

Remember the days of Jerry Springer enthusiasts who claimed that they only watched because it made them feel better about themselves to see someone else worse off? Well, this is the same reason Americans should take into consideration the comparison of fuel prices between the US and Germany. Although, I must warn you that while ...

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25 Mar Posted by in Products | 3 comments

Diapers in Deutschland – Is there a difference between the US and Germany?

Diapers in Deutschland – Is there a difference between the US and Germany?

Originally this article was going to be about my experience with diapers between Germany and America praising the quality of diapers in Germany. And that story would have gone something like this… Typically, we use babylove brand diapers from the dm in Germany (yes, both babylove and dm seem to not be capitalized), a brand ...

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