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Learning To Ski In Your Thirties

Learning to ski in your thirties, can be a little terrifying. (I'm not going to lie!) However, I'll be the first to tell you that It's never too late to learn to ski. Some kids (Like my three kids) are lucky enough to learn when they're young. Others like myself learn when you're in your thirties. I just learned to ski in the 2022-2023 ski season and let me tell you it was a little bit of a learning curve but I did it and I loved it! Get The Right Clothing You'll have difficulty focusing on how to le[...]

Sledding in Garmisch, Germany

Sledding in Garmisch is super easy! You have many options, but trying to figure out all these places while on vacation can be tricky. Today, I'm sharing all the tips and tricks to sledding in Garmisch. Comment below if you have any questions.  Where can I rent a sled? Garmisch Ski SchoolHausberg Lodge (If you're an American working for the government) Almost any place in town that rents skis also rents sleds.  Eckbauer This is the bahn located right beside the hospital and the ski jump a[...]

Eat Like A Local Garmisch, Germany

We move a lot! When we move, we focus on staying away from the "touristy restaurants" and finding more "local restaurants." Finding those local restaurants can be challenging, and it usually takes about six months to find. Today, I'd like to help you find the local restaurants in Garmisch, Germany. If you're interested in reading a past Eat Like A Local Post make sure to check out Eat Like a Local in Monterey, California. Breakfast & Cafes Wafflehaus: This place is well known by locals but is al[...]

How To Dress Your Children For Snow!

I grew up in the south, right outside Nashville, Tennessee, in Gallatin. I remember we would get one to two good snows a year. I say that lightly because heavy snow in Gallatin (2 inches) would be considered a dusting in most towns where it snows a lot.It wasn't until we moved to Slovenia (In the Julian Alps) that we started to realize that we were dressing our children all wrong. We would walk around downtown Ljubljana, and all the children would be so happy, running around smiling, having the times of their[...]

Most Common Questions, I Get Asked About Living In Lithuania

When we moved overseas the first time in 2017 I had never left the United States… I didn’t even have a passport. I honestly had no idea what to expect and a lot of the things that I thought were going to be an issue weren’t an issue at all! Now that we live in Lithuania I have found our family and friends asking us the same questions over and over. So I thought why not make a blog post and answer all the questions we have been getting daily about living in Lithuania. What side of the r[...]

Our Life in Bags…Again

If you've followed my blog for a while, you'll know that when we started this life, one of my first blog posts was called Our Life in Bags. It was only fitting that at the start of this new journey, I would start with the same topic, with some tips and tricks I've learned. As a disclaimer, some of the links in this blog may be affiliate links... but I promise I love all the items I'm recommending and personally own them myself! The first set of movers came, and they took 1,000 pounds of our UAB (Unaccom[...]

The Beginning… Life in Lithuania.

It's been a week since we arrived in Vilnius, Lithuania. I can't believe I'm typing that... it's crazy how quickly time flies when you're having fun and trying to figure out life in a different country. Our first week looked like Moving into our new house! We got super lucky and were able to be picked up at the airport and moved right into our new house. Our air shipment was actually waiting for us in our garage! We had great sponsors they packed our frig full of great food and brought some things ove[...]