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German Christmas Traditions And How To Prepare For Christmas The German Way


Christmas is the most important and most celebrated holiday in Germany and is very much enjoyed by children and parents alike. However, the Holiday season and pretty much the entire month of December (even the last week of November) demands a lot from parents in Germany. Preparing for the festivities is very time consuming and due to extreme sugar consumption you’ll see more kids bouncing off the walls and driving their parents insane than in any other month – as the following Christmas traditions will attest.

By Birgit Sund on December 6, 2018

Holiday Fun For The Whole Family At The Domain + Santa Pictures [Giveaway]


If you’re looking for a festive holiday experience, head to the Domain for twinkling lights, carolers, complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides, and a Santa experience that will delight kids of all ages. Read on for details and how to enter the Santa Photo Package Giveaway.
By Birgit Sund on December 6, 2018

The Nutcracker - One Of Austin’s Favorite Ways To Celebrate The Season


Listen up, parents of established or future prima ballerinas and ballet dancers: The Nutcracker, one of Austin’s favorite ways to celebrate the season, is back!

Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker never disappoints, with hundreds of dancers, beautiful sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s delicious score performed live by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. From a festive holiday party to an exotic court of sweets, watch as our young heroine, Clara, faces her fears, rescues her prince, and dreams big during the journey of a lifetime! Make memories to last a lifetime when you share this special holiday tradition with family and friends!
By Birgit Sund on November 29, 2018

Take the Reverse Advent Calendar Challenge – Starts December 1st!

One of our Christmas traditions is the advent calendar. Our kids LOVE to open one little surprise every day in December.

This year, we're going to do something a little different (although we're still doing the usual advent calendar) and we challenge you to do the exact same: A Reverse Advent Calendar. What do you need to do? Read on.

By Birgit Sund on November 26, 2018

Holiday Launch Party At The Domain


The Holidays are getting real, don't miss The Domain's Holiday Launch Party! 

Enjoy a family-friendly holiday celebration with fun activities. Read on for more information.
By Birgit Sund on November 12, 2018

An Advent Calendar Many Moms Have Been Waiting For...

I love ALDI. OK, I’m a little biased since ALDI is a German grocery store and I am a German girl, born and raised, entire family is still in Germany and all that stuff. 

But, this year, for the first time ever, ALDI is releasing a very special Advent Calendar, which makes me love ALDI even more. Interested now? Read on then!

By Birgit Sund on September 22, 2017

What Happens When Your Child Gets a 500-Piece Puzzle for Christmas

Our almost 4-year old loves puzzles and she’s done puzzles up to 60 pieces. For Christmas, her sister got her a puzzle with 500 pieces of cute kittens in a horse barn. Now, we admit, 60 to 500 pieces is a big jump, but what’s life without challenges, right?

Read on to find out what happens when child gets a 500-piece puzzle for Christmas...

By Birgit Sund on December 30, 2016

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Austin [Giveaway]

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Make picking out your Christmas Tree a memorable experience for the entire family this year by visiting a Choose and Cut Christmas tree farm near Austin.

Breathe in some fresh air, take a hayride or walk out to the field, let the kids choose their favorite tree, and let your inner lumberjack o the rest. Back at the farm, pick up some tree accessories and decorations and enjoy some fun activities with your kids.

Read on for more info and how to enter to win your own real Christmas tree.

By Birgit Sund on November 18, 2016

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