Lifestyle

Easy tips for organization and stress reduction

Do you feel like you’re surrounded by total chaos all the time? Well, maybe you are.

Cooking with Klaus – Chicken Soup

Ingredients for 4 people: • 1 whole chicken, cooked, deboned, skin removed, and meat cut in bite size pieces • 2 liters of chicken broth • 2 large carrots, peeled… Read more

Yoga - Find Your Happy Place

Finding happiness through music

I have always admired folks who took yoga classes. I tried yoga once and it triggered a nasty migraine. My mind might be flexible, but my limbs are not.

Cooking with Klaus – Gooey Milk Chocolate Toffee Butter Cake

Ingredients for the Brioche: • 4 eggs, at room temperature • 1 ounce dry active yeast • 2 ½ cups all bread flour • ¼ cup sugar • 2 teaspoons… Read more

A weekend in paris

Romance & fashion in the city of love

So much to see in a capital brimming with romance, art and fashion, Paris is a no.1 destination!

The story behind St. Patrick’s Day

All over the world on the 17th of March every year – impress your friends with a little more knowledge of the historic St Patricks Day.

Cooking with Klaus – Pommes Boulangere & Turnips

Ingredients (for 4 people) Pommes Boulangere • 1 ½ pounds of potatoes peeled and diced in ½ inch cubes • 2 small onions finely diced • 6 cups of lamb… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Baked Honey Bananas with Ice Cream!

Ingredients (for 4 people) • 6 tablespoons coconut flakes • 6 bananas • 3 tablespoons butter • 4 tablespoons fresh liquid honey • 2 tablespoons lime juice • 4 scoops… Read more

Enchanting Almond Bloom Festivities

Learn about the Almond Bloom Festival at the German Wine Road in the Rhineland-Palatinate area.

Discover the VeggieWorld Expo

VeggieWorld is a consumer and trade fair for products and services supporting the vegan lifestyle. The largest and longest running Vegan Expo has several upcoming dates in Germany!

Cooking with Klaus – Lamb Roast…

…with Parsnips, Carrots, Onions & Leek Ingredients (for 4 people) • 3 pound leg of lamb off bone, wrapped in netting (in freezer section of commissary) • 2-3 carrots, peeled and… Read more

Reducing your trash while living in Germany

by Susan Melnyk When you get stationed in Germany, someone is sure to mention the garbage situation.   Germany has one of the most progressive and environmentally friendly trash and… Read more

Recipes to Make Water More Tasty

Simple, fruit-infused water recipes to keep you hydrated and healthy

Sometimes, facing day-after-day of sipping on plain water can be like eating the same meal day in and out – completely uninspiring, even if it’s healthy.

Cooking with Klaus – Potatoe Tuna Casserole!

Ingredients (for 4 people) • 1 pound of mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half • 2 onions, medium sized finely diced • 2 cans of tuna, strained and broken into… Read more

3 great restaurants in Munich

Mr. Gerhard Leicher, consultant to the German restaurant industry and Munich resident for over 20 years, shares his favorite Bavarian restaurants in Munich with us.

Cooking with Klaus – Chicken Breast with Onion Sauce!

Ingredients (for 4 people) • 4 chicken breasts • 4-6 red/purple onions • 1 cup red wine • 1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil • Salt to… Read more

Valentine’s Day Ideas to Surprise Your Loved One

Do something special for your loved one, we have plenty of ideas for you…

Herald Union – Super Bowl Giveaway in Wiesbaden

Don’t miss your chance to win a 25 euro gift card for area businesses in the 2 February edition of the Herald Union.  Win great gift cards from: Kunst Zimmer Nane… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Kassler!

Kassler is a German specialty – salted, smoked and boiled pork. We will serve it with salted potatoes & red cabbage. Ingredients • 1 slice of Kassler per person (you… Read more

DO-IT-YOURSELF trade fair “kreativALL Wiesbaden” in Wallau Wiesbaden

The Do-It-Yourself public trade fair all about arts & crafts, design, handcraft, baking and cooking will be held from 17th to 19th February 2017 in the Messecenter Rhein-Main Wallau. TV… Read more

Homemade Playdough!

Make homemade playdough quick and easy.

Getting Married in Denmark

Denmark! The Las Vegas of Europe for Quick Marriages

The country of Denmark offers quick, easy and romantic weddings for people of all nationalities. You could say it’s the Las Vegas of Europe…

Cooking with Klaus – Sauerbraten!

Ingredients • For four persons : 600 to 700 grams of beef • Salt • Pepper (corns and ground) • Sugar • White wine, Red wine • Vinegar (a simple… Read more

Keep your kids busy in the KMC area!

Are the kids driving you crazy?  Have you run out of ways to keep them busy?  Check out these kid friendly activities in and around the Kaiserslautern area. The City… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Red cabbage and mashed chestnuts mashed chestnuts!

Ingredients • Red cabbage: 1 jar of red cabbage (you will fi nd it on the economy named Rotkohl or Rotkraut) this will be enough for up to 4 people •… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Brussel Sprouts!

Ingredients • A handful of brussel sprouts per person… • Bacon • Onion • Salt • Ground white pepper • Nutmeg • Butter Brussel sprout season has started – one… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Roasted Potatoes!

Ingredients: • One hand full of potatoes per person • One small onion per person • Salt • Ground white pepper • Margarine First of all, many Americans know this… Read more

7 Tips for Experiencing Germany

To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s Resolutions you should definitely keep!

A Town of all Seasons – Tübingen

Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.

Cooking with Klaus – Mushrooms, as you get them on the fair!

Ingredients • 100 grams of mushrooms per person • 1 small onion • one leek • a little oil • salt • ground pepper • some red wine • parsley… Read more

Decluttering For The New Year – 5 helpful Tips!

If you can no longer move inside your closet or garage, it may be time to start polishing up on your organization skills.

Cooking with Klaus – Crêpes with Quark filling!

Ingredients FOR THE FILLING: You will need to marinade raisins in rum, water, sugar and lime juice a week before making this dessert. Allow for a spoon full of raisins,… Read more

Last Minute Whiskey Pecans for Christmas

This holiday season try a tasty delight, Christmas Whiskey Pecans! The recipe is simple and the ingredients are minimal.

A White Christmas Sangria!

For this holiday season make your very own White Christmas Sangria with a Pinot Grigio. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Christmas Shopping in the Stuttgart area!

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

Cooking with Klaus – Red wine pears!

Ingredients • 2 pears • 1/2 liter red wine • 1/4 liter milk • 100 grams of cooking chocolate • Sugar • Cinnamon and some corn starch • Vanilla ice… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Baked Feta!

What do we need? (Recipe is for four persons) • 500 grams feta cheese • 1 bell pepper (or…if you can get them, take these little bell pepper mix boxes to add… Read more

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions seem to be high on almost everyone’s to-do list. These are sweet treats we indulge in as well as pass around to family, friends and neighbors.

Bad Münster Christmas Market

For an extra dose of holiday cheer, you owe it to yourself to make the drive to Bad Münster and enjoy this truly charming market before it’s too late.

Cooking with Klaus – Vegetarian Pasta!

What do we need? For four persons: • 1 onion • 2 Bell peppers • 2 Carrots • 2 Zucchini • Pasta • Margarine 1 spoon full • Vegetarian bouillon… Read more