Christmas Vacation Days 17-19: New Year’s Eve Prep and Celebration

So, I apologoze, I did it again. I slacked off and disappeared for a little while. I love blogging but things have been crazy busy around here lately. But, I promised that I would finish all of my Christmas Vacation posts, so here is a December post inApril……… Christmas Vacation Day 17: Two days before … More Christmas Vacation Days 17-19: New Year’s Eve Prep and Celebration

Christmas Vacation Day 14: Zweiter Weihnachtstag, The Darmstädter* Are Coming

Our second Christmas day was much more relaxed than that of my brother- and sister-in-law. We only had one family dinner to attend at a restaurant, whereas they had more events to attend as they had on both days prior. Yet another advantage we get by having our families on different continents! Okay, in all … More Christmas Vacation Day 14: Zweiter Weihnachtstag, The Darmstädter* Are Coming

Christmas Vacation Day 12: Heiligabend (Christmas Eve)

German kids must grow up with 10 times the patience as American kids, and it’s all thanks to the difference in Christmas celebrations. The vast majority of kids in America go to bed on Christmas Eve knowing that as soon as they get up in the morning they can open their presents. German children on … More Christmas Vacation Day 12: Heiligabend (Christmas Eve)

Christmas Vacation Day 6: Shopping and the Little Lord

So, so. Our sixth full day in Germany must mean I’ll be starting the day the same as all of the others with Maasdamer and Schwarzwälderschinken, right? Wrong! Just when you thought I might be starting to get a little mundane, I went and mixed it up just to keep you guessing. This morning I … More Christmas Vacation Day 6: Shopping and the Little Lord

Christmas Vacation Day 5: Hospital Visits and Sweats on the Couch

My goal of blogging everyday during our Christmas vacation is becoming exactly as hard as I thought it would be. Part of that is finding the time to blog, but part of it is also having something to write about. Not that we’re not doing anything, but that I’m not sure how often I can … More Christmas Vacation Day 5: Hospital Visits and Sweats on the Couch