First blog post

First blog post ever! Mark another item off the list. For those of you that know me, I am notorious for making extensive lists of everything. Needless to say, our sudden move to Germany has put me into list overdrive. Instead of just a list on a sheet of paper, I just went ahead and bought a notebook so that all my lists could be in one place!

The first big question is probably “how did you guys end up in Wiesbaden, Germany?”. The answer is luck and good timing. A position opened up at my husband’s work and we were lucky enough to be offered the opportunity. We accepted the position at the start of May and are scheduled to move end of July/early August.

To prepare for the move, we have sold our house, sold one vehicle already and given away a significant amount of our belongings. We basically gave away everything that plugs into the wall due to conversion issues. We are currently in a 3000ft+ house and are anticipating significantly less room on the other side of the pond. The interesting thing about downsizing is the realization that you really don’t need all the stuff you have. Once you get rid of the clutter, you feel almost relieved. But we’ll talk more about that in a later post.

Oh one more thing, we couldn’t just move to Germany. We had to add some sparkle. In the middle of all this chaos, we also found out that we are pregnant with baby#2. Our little bean will be born in Germany. Here we go…

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