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Online Shopping Ain’t What It Used To Be

Online Shopping Ain’t What It Used To Be

Kay jokes that I have ruined outlet shopping for him in Europe because US prices are so much cheaper. I can now safely say that he has ruined online shopping for me in Germany. I used to be the queen of online shopping since I hate going to the mall. Especially around Christmas time. I ...

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10 Apr Posted by in Family Life, Technology | 6 comments

Up in Smoke – Be kind to your Electrical Devices

Up in Smoke – Be kind to your Electrical Devices

Today’s post is written so that this doesn’t happen to you. With every electronic device I have brought from the US to Germany, I have been very careful to use with caution. The Computer, that’s an easy one. Cords can typically be swapped out and you may have a tab behind the computer that needs ...

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02 Apr Posted by in Family Life, Technology | 6 comments

Laundry is a Battlefield – An All-Spun-Out American using German Technology

Laundry is a Battlefield – An All-Spun-Out American using German Technology

Every country seems to have its own technology for washers and dryers. Most washers in the US seem to be top-load, although front load is becoming more prevalent. And dryers in the US all have an external exhaust system. So what happens when one country tries to be as environmentally friendly as possible when it ...

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19 Mar Posted by in Music, Technology | Comments

Dr. Pants Concert in TheBloggess’ Bathroom

Dr. Pants Concert in TheBloggess’ Bathroom

Me: I have to hurry and get back upstairs. (As I am frantically trying to find a Belgian beer.) Kay: Why? Me: It’s my first blogger webcast meeting. Kay: Huh? Me: TheBloggess is webcasting. Kay: Ok. She is going live? Me: Well, a band is playing in her bathroom anyway. Kay: Uhm, I don’t really ...

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05 Mar Posted by in Family Life, Technology | 8 comments

Have I turned our son into a TV addict?

Have I turned our son into a TV addict?

If you would have asked me last week, I would have most definitely said yes, my son is a TV addict. (Grandma, plug your ears…or in this case, close your eyes.) Let me preface this blog with openly admitting that writing this is extremely embarrassing for me. Our almost 16-month-old was waking up from his ...

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03 Mar Posted by in Technology | 5 comments

This Blog is a Miracle…

This Blog is a Miracle…

It’s a miracle I can type on a German keyboard, navigate through Word and Photoshop in German, and surf the Web with a German IP address. Remember those children’s picture games where you had to spot the differences between two drawings?Based on the pictures provided, how many differences can you spot between the German keyboard ...

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