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Milking Cows. Part I.

by Toiny Westberry 2 February 2013
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Unlike Dane, Tess has settled into our new little village like a fish taking to water.  From day one she had new friends, and it’s rare to see her outside of the house alone.  Sometimes it’s rare to catch her alone in the house, though she’s taken to hiding in nooks & crannies with her […]

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Showers are no Fun

by Toiny Westberry 26 January 2013
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I’m not sure what possessed the former owners of our new home, but the shower, our shower, is a handheld-only kind of thing.  It’s not laying on the floor of the shower or anything, it’s neatly hanging on it’s shower holder-thingy.  But in order to use it on me, as opposed to watering the bathroom […]

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The Big, Red, Intimating, not-out-of-order Machine

by Toiny Westberry 6 January 2013
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Much like our other house, our new home requires a degree in engineering to run properly.  We’ve got four, big, oil tanks in our basement, encased behind a spill-proof enclosure.  Refills happen by big tanker (Dane can’t wait till it’s time!) through a special hole in the wall.  The big, red, intimating, not-out-of-order machine sucks […]

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Sinterklaas

by Toiny Westberry 5 December 2012
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We celebrated St. Nicholas day (aka Sinterklaas in Dutch) on Sunday with the Dutch/German club here in Stuttgart.  It was a very international affair with not just Dutch & German folks, but also Greek, American & Turkish people.  Despite all our differences, we were there to really celebrate Sinterklaas and have a fabulous time.  Dutch […]

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Me & Annelore & Chief O’Brien

by Toiny Westberry 24 November 2012
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My beautiful sister, Annelore, was here.  A quick whirlwind tour, way too short, completely without my adorable niece & nephew, but here.  So, so here. Annelore had a work conference in Stuttgart, not even Stuttgart, in Böblingen, halfway between us & Stuttgart!  She came bursting in on Thanksgiving (I knew she was coming of course) […]

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Happy Halloween…. BOO!

by Toiny Westberry 31 October 2012
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Don’t scroll down if you are easily frightened or not a Halloween fan.  We have only one picture from our big Halloween party last Saturday, taken by little Dane, and it’s a doozy! We love Halloween.  We love dressing up, trick-or-treating, scary movie marathons,  and just being goofy one night a year. This year friends […]

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Tong, not Thong

by Toiny Westberry 11 October 2012
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It was a bad week, but with bad there is always some good to be found and I found something awesome this week! I found a new friend. A wild, crazy, totally me kind-of-friend. Even when I was near tears this week she pulled me right up and had me laughing in minutes. This is […]

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Shot 93

by Toiny Westberry 22 September 2012
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Tammy helps me keep our blog updated, every thursday she shows off a new collection and creates a little freebie for all our blog readers. This week she asked me for a photo of me.  She wanted to show off the new Birthday Girl Collab with a LO featuring me!   Apparently my babbling last week […]

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Klettergarten

by Toiny Westberry 18 August 2012
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Running theStudio is a full-time job, sometimes it’s more than a full-time job.  This week was one of those weeks.  I’m working at hard to bring some new products your way, add a little more to the store for your scrapping needs.  New always equals head-banging for me.  It also means my kids get left […]

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4th of July in Germany

by Toiny Westberry 7 July 2012
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There are times when I ditch the camera and just let loose & have a good time.  Wednesday night was one of those times.  At the last minute we decide to head over to post & watch the 4th of July fireworks.  I normally skip these things because 1) post is pretty far from home; […]

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