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Strong Bonds Retreat at Edelweiss Lodge & Resort

The week before Christmas, we had the opportunity to spend a long weekend on a Strong Bonds retreat at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. In case you’ve never heard of it, Strong Bonds is an Army resiliency program sponsored by unit chaplains that offers partial-expense-paid get-aways for service members and their families […]

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House Hunting in Germany, Part 4: Overcoming Fear

You can find the first three chapters of this series here… House Hunting in Germany, Part I: The Dream House House Hunting in Germany, Part II: The Stairs of Doom House Hunting in Germany, Part III: The One Even though the title and theme for the last chapter of the House Hunting in Germany series […]

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8 Planning Tips for Braving Rome with Toddlers

Shortly after arriving in Deutschland, we heard about an airline company that offers inexpensive hops from Germany to countries all over Europe. It didn’t take us long to get the itch to travel once we started settling in, so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity when we found round trip tickets from Frankfurt to Rome […]

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