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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 20, 2017

Haunted Houses In And Around Austin + Giveaway

It’s Spooktober! While you and your little ones might still enjoy hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin painting, and scarecrow stuffing, your big kids might be demanding something more, let’s say, “challenging” or “sophisticated”. 

Well, here are a few ways to challenge them. Do you think they can handle them? If you're not too scared, read on...

By Birgit Sund on October 3, 2017

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

And YOU Thought YOUR Days Before Christmas Are Stressful?

If you thought YOUR days before Christmas are stressful, read on and think again.

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 22, 2016