Raising a Bilingual Child: Go Ahead, You Try It!

March 4, 2011

Cool, He’s Going to be Bilingual! Well, Maybe Not. “Oh, wie schön!” was the only thing my mom could say before she choked up and started to cry. Those were happy tears. I had called my parents in Germany to tell them that I was pregnant. My father’s first words were: “You better teach him […]

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How to Make Any DVD Player Region Free

September 30, 2010

If you have DVDs from other countries or regions that are not playing on your DVD player, listen up! Last night I was in the process of finally buying a region free DVD player so that Landon would be able to watch the DVDs we have from Germany that just won’t play here in America. […]

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Not Me! Monday — Working at 3 in the Morning

March 29, 2010

I did not get addicted to Picnik at 2 in the morning and just had to design a new header for my blog. Do you like it? My brother Oliver whipped up my first one the last time I was in Germany, but I have been wanting to update it for a while now …

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Recipe: Streusel Poppy Seed Cake — German Mohnkuchen

January 2, 2010

It’s been two weeks that I mentioned I made this: I still owe you the recipe, so here it is. I received the original recipe from my friend Stephanie, who got it from The MuffinTin Post. Because I only bought one cup of poppy seeds, I cut the dough ingredients in half, which was plenty […]

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