Hitting Our Family’s Reset Button

Hitting Our Family's Reset Button

Every once in awhile we all need to break the inertia of daily routing by hitting our family’s reset button. If we don’t pause to enjoy where we are, each day starts to look like the rest; a blur of emails and grocery lists played out to the soundtrack of a … Continue reading

Appel Happel – An Apple Festival in Mainz, Germany

Appel Happel Festival

It’s been a weekend of festivals here in Wiesbaden and Mainz. Fall festivals are the best. Just…the best. In Wiesbaden, the Autumn Harvest Festival was in full swing all weekend (Fri-Sun), and just across the Rhine River in Mainz, a local orchard named Appel Happel held its annual festival (Sat-Sun). … Continue reading

Pumpkin Regatta in Germany

I’d never imagined anything like pumpkin canoe races until I saw them for myself at Die Kürbisausstellung — the largest pumpkin festival in the world — in Ludwigsburg, Germany. As if fall weren’t already awesome enough, the Germans have officially made it the season of all seasons. Seriously, friend, a pumpkin regatta! … Continue reading

The Largest Pumpkin Festival in the World

Ludwigsburg Palace Pumpkin Festival in Germany - MilliGFunk.com

Hello, Fall! Fall is one of my favorite times of year, and Germany is bringing it on. The air is crisp and cool, and evenings just cry out for hot apple cider and cuddling under blankets on the couch. My husband I spent fall of last year separated by 6,000 … Continue reading

Happiness and Missing Him; Both in the Fall

Fall is one of Nick and my favorite seasons, so fall is turning out to be a little tougher than summer was for me to be apart from him. Friends are posting pictures of fall decorations and household projects. The leaves are changing in Colorado, and soon it’ll be pumpkin-picking … Continue reading

Diane’s Pumpkin Patch

Little is more perfectly fall than picking pumpkins together, and Nick and I are both suckers for fall. We decorated our front porch in fall colors, pumpkins and a scarecrow, and we picked pumpkins together as part of a Groupon date at Diane’s Pumpkin Patch in Canon City, Colorado. Diane’s … Continue reading

Crashing a Small Town Oktoberfest

Early in Oktober (get it? har har har), Nick and I traveled to a small Colorado town. Said small town is best known for a big hole in the ground near it that you may have heard of — The Royal Gorge. The town is called Canon City, and its … Continue reading

Humane Society Pawtoberfest 5K

When the first legitimately cool day of fall happens to come on a Saturday morning, normal couples would stay in bed a little longer than usual, snuggling beneath the covers and perhaps fixing an over-sized mug of coffee to enjoy once they shuffled to the couch to watch the news. … Continue reading

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