I’m flying to the US in about 34 hours, so while I prepare myself for some reverse culture shock and people who can’t understand my Denglish, I thought I’d also throw in a post about my Thanksgiving 🙂
A lot has changed in the past year or so since my last international Thanksgiving. The most obvious being that I moved and was able to prep everything in my own kitchen- a huge improvement from my toaster oven days!
Last year, 5 other people joined me, but this year, there were 17 of us total (a bunch from ICEUS and some AFSers)! And no, my apartment isn’t really that big… Some day I hope to be able to actually sit that many people at a table, but since we’re still students, we just sat in a circle, we’re classy like that 😉
This year I was a bit better about taking pictures (and making others take them- thanks Lili and Sandy!), so here’s a glimpse into our evening (oh and apparently AFSers are good at hiding from the camera):
I have some good news! I found a new apartment and will be moving in two weeks 🙂 Everything happened so fast- we saw the new apartment last Sunday, were told we could have it on Monday, then signed the lease and received the keys on Friday. I’m beyond excited. I will have internet at home starting in about a month, and I even have a real kitchen, with four burners and a real oven- ohhh the luxury 😉
Don’t mind the iPhone picture…
I’ve decided to start a blog. Again. This time I promise to write more than two entries though 🙂 Last time I started before I had discovered the amazingness that is food blogs and found it hard to find time to find the time to ramble on about my life in Paris (although I assure you it was blog-worthy).
Now it’s different. I’ve discovered a love of cooking and baking and figured this would be the perfect way to combine that with my love of writing and Deutschland. Unfortunately, I only have a two-burner stove and a toaster oven, but I make do. My very lucky poor fellow students can attest to that 😉 Of course, I’m not in Germany to bake in a toaster oven and cook on a two-burner stove, so I’ll also use this blog as a way to update everyone (well anyone who feels like being updated) on other things (like school!). This post might be a bit long because it’s my first, not sure what the future will bring. I’ll do my best to update though. I already have a recipe I want to try out for a friend’s birthday (well 2 actually), so keep an eye out for that.