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Bad Urach: Hiking, Waterfalls, & Mountain Views When we moved to the Stuttgart area about a year ago, one of the most commonly recommended places for us to visit nearby was Bad Urach, Germany. It took us over a year, but we finally set aside a day to hike and see the waterfall in Bad…

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Switzerland’s View of Lake Constance (Bodensee) One early Saturday morning, my husband and I decided to jump in the car and drive to Lake Constance. Coming from South Florida, and having lived in Germany for over a year, our hearts were yearning for the sea. Our only goal in mind was to find the water.…

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Spend the Day at the Blautopf in Blaubeuren Visit the small, picturesque town of Blaubeuren to see the pretty blue waters of the Blautopf. The Blautopf is a 65-foot deep natural spring connected to an underground cave system. Let’s take a look at what to expect when visiting the Blautopf in the charming town of…

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Take a Trip to Stuttgart’s Höhenpark Killesberg Are you looking for the perfect place to spend the day outside? Stuttgart has an exceptional place for you at Höhenpark Killesberg. Here you will find an abundance of activities for all ages with a lovely backdrop of lush flowerbeds, trees, and beautiful views. The ideal mix of…

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Welcome to My Blog! I am thrilled that you are here. Thank you for joining me on this journey through life. My name is Kristie Rodriguez. My husband and I are raising 2 little ones while living abroad in beautiful Germany. I am originally an Ohio native turned Floridian, until our recent and exciting move…

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After following certain blogs for extended periods, I think it’s neat to learn interesting things about the writers behind the keyboards. I thought it might be fun to share a few random facts about myself. So here we go: I am obsessed with decorating for every holiday, particularly Christmas. Perhaps I am channeling my cutesy,…

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Easing the Transition to Remote Learning During COVID-19 As a former educator and homeschool mom, I have some pointers to share with you to help ease this transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. No doubt, COVID-19 has turned life upside down for you and for the majority of the population. We are forced…

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Part 1: Your Kids Will Love These Simple Ideas to Celebrate Advent It’s that time of year again! Celebrate the Advent season with these easy, yet creative ideas. As your kiddos excitedly await Christmas morning, they will love having new surprises to open each day. Perhaps you are looking for something different than those traditional…

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Part 2: 40 Advent Activities That Your Children Will Love Are you looking for some new ways for your family to observe Advent this holiday season? If so, you are in the right place. I have 40 fun and simple Advent activities that your family will enjoy. First off, Advent is such a wonderful time…

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