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German Girl in America Musical Advent Calendar 2020

German Gift Ideas under $25

Sometimes you just need a Kleinigkeit… a little something… to let people know you care but won’t break the bank.  Maybe it’s a stocking stuffer, maybe it’s a thank you…

Krampus Gift Ideas

Krampus, the legendary beast who dates back to Pagan times made his way out of the Southern German Alpine region, and has become a worldwide phenomenon. Stories of this frightening…

Kinder Schokolade for Christmas

Kinder Schokolade… Kinder Chocolate….  Smooth milk chocolate surrounding a milky white cream filling. Kinder makes this chocolate for the sweet tooth kid in all of us.  Created by Ferrero, it…

Schleich Toys for Christmas

For 85 years, Schleich has been creating toys perfect for play and storytelling. With Schleich, children can immerse themselves in another world… a world of horses or dragons, wild animals…

Playmobil for Christmas – Advent Calendars and Playsets

Playmobil makes toys for the Imagination. Toys that children can really PLAY with, that are just the right size for small hands. Playmobil also has ADVENT calendars for Kids… and…

Gifts for the Home Bar

Germans love to socialize over a beer or a glass of wine. Why not gift the Something for their Bar? These German gifts for the Home Bar are much more…

German Gift Ideas Women

German Gift Ideas Women German Girls in America miss home this time of year. Why not slip a little something under the tree to remind them of Germany? Trachten Bags…

Where to Buy Christmas Stollen

Stollen is synonymous with Christmas in Germany. You find slices of this rich fruit studded bread on every table. But baking the Stollen can be a lot of work, and…

German Wooden Christmas Tree Ornaments

In Germany most of the wooden Christmas  Ornaments come from the Erzgebirge or Ore Mountains. The miners learned woodworking skills, and used the carving tricks to create beautiful and amazing…

German Glass Christmas Ornaments

Glass sparkles and shines… These German Glass Christmas Ornaments will make every Christmas Tree AMAZING! German Glass Christmas Tree Ornaments have hung on Christmas trees in Germany since the 1800s.…

German Food Gifts

What do you give the person who has everything? Or doesn’t want a THING? FOOD…. German Food! These German Food Gifts will make anyone happy! Sausages! Cheeses! Chocolates! Cookies! Even…

German Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Who doesn’t love Stocking Stuffers? And these German Stocking Stuffer ideas are a perfect small but thoughtful gift certain to bring a smile to someone’s face on Christmas Eve. BERLIN…

German Rum Balls Recipe

Rum Balls covered in Chocolate Sprinkles show up every year around Christmas Time. And with this German Rum Balls Recipe you will see just how easy these addictive treats are…

Stollen Bites Recipe

Stollen Bites are a quick shortcut to Stollen, everyone’s favorite German Christmas Bread. The Stollen Bites are a actually 2 or 3 bites of deliciousness! You can divide the dough…

Wine, Beer, and Spirits Advent Calendars

The first Advent Calendar was invented by a German mom who wanted to help her son count down the days until Christmas (my bet is that she didn’t want to…

German Christmas Cookies

Christmas is the time for German Christmas Cookies! Crunchy or soft, simple sweetness or loaded with fragrant cinnamon and ginger… there is a cookie for everyone. And best of all……

German Christmas Chocolate

Christmas is the perfect time to treat yourself, and the best treat of all… German Christmas Chocolate. Smooth chocolate… filled with luscious nougat, or nutty Marzipan. Chocolate shaped like Santa…

Schmidt Lebkuchen

Every year we buy the big box of goodies from the Schmidt Lebkuchen Online Shop! But Schmidt also sells smaller boxes, individual tins, and specialty items like to fill your…

German Christmas Light Arch- Schwibbogen

Like most well known Christmas Decorations, the German Christmas Light Arch or Schwibbogen has its roots in the Erzgebirge. On Christmas Eve, the minors would hold a special prayer service…