Doritos from Kaufland + cottage cheese from Netto = Best snack ever. Seriously, I have been craving this snack for … oh, about a year. P.S. Did you know that the English verb to nosh comes from the German verb naschen? Continue reading Feeling noshy?
I noticed recently that a number of people have found my blog after searching for information about German vocabulary or grammar. I have written a number of blog posts about learning German, but that information is scattered throughout the blog. Here is a list of resources, more or less in order from least to most … Continue reading Resources for Learning German
Is it just me, or are chicken breasts never sold in uniform sizes here? I swear, the package always has three breasts: one normal-sized, one gigantic, and one miniscule. I never know what to do with them! Note to self: Stop buying boneless, skinless chicken breasts and just go for the whole bird. You love … Continue reading Different-Sized Breasts … Chicken Breasts, That Is.
As I mentioned a couple of days ago, I want a scarf that matches the hat I just made myself. I have knitted scarves before, so of course this should be easy. Right? Well, I can’t start a new project without giving myself some kind of challenge. First of all, I don’t have enough of the … Continue reading Solving Knitting Conundrums
It started snowing here in Aachen this week. Given that I have to go to class almost daily again, and I’m still in denial about battling a slight cold, I decided to do some knitting. It’s something that doesn’t take a lot of effort, and at the end I have something warm and fuzzy to … Continue reading Knitting a.k.a. I am a Grandma