Ich heiße Nicole. Ich komme aus den USA. There you have it my first week of German classes under my belt and I can now say my name, where I’m from, where I live, and what languages I speak. I have started my classes 3 days per week for 3 hours each class. So far… Read More Ich lerne Deutsch. Langsam, Bitte!
We are in the new apartment! This is our second week in the apartment and it is starting to feel like a home. Our actual furniture won’t arrive for a few more weeks. It is set to arrive in Germany on November 23rd or 24th but then we have to wait for it to clear… Read More Getting an Apartment in Munich
There is a blog post coming very soon about finding and moving into an apartment in Munich. But it turns out after moving all day you are too exhausted to actually write the post you have been thinking about all day. But for now I’ll just post a picture of our new neighbours.
Patrick and I went to the Dachau concentration camp yesterday while Jamie had a day at the park with the kids. There are obviously some things they are too young to understand and we felt it would have been inappropriate for the other people there to have them tagging along. I was very glad they… Read More History
I’m officially a northern hemisphere girl whether I like it or not. The chance to have two years of beaches and sunshine was amazing. I don’t think we have ever spent a summer so close to home when there are so many gorgeous places to go spend the day within a 5 minutes radius. But… Read More Nearly There
Today I went shopping for a list of random things we needed. It seems like every few days I have a new list that I need to go out and shop for which is totally different for me because I’m not a shopper. Anyone who knows me well would know that I hate feeling like… Read More Wait, how much is that?
It’s been a week since we have landed and it feels like a lot has happened and at the same time there is so much more to do. Over the last week I have felt every emotion and vacillated between being overjoyed to be here in this charming city and horrified that we left gorgeous… Read More Willkommen zu Deutschland
It’s 8:30 the night before the movers come. My house has been in a general state of chaos all day and I am totally exhausted. To be fair I shouldn’t complain because we don’t actually have to pack the house ourselves but it is amazing how much stuff, and by that I mean junk, a… Read More It’s all happening now
Well, we are on the move again. We have had 2 years in England, 2 years in Australia, and now we are off for a few years in Germany. As always the decision wasn’t made overnight. There have been countless discussions on what location would be the best fit for our family, what job makes… Read More On The Road Again
Its birthday week in the Bly household, by Sunday we will have a 4 year old and a 6 year old. When they were born I was so happy they had summer birthdays, I have always loved having warm weather birthdays. All you need is a grill and a backyard and the birthday party is… Read More Cupcake Factory