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Our Sunrader (is sold)

Toyota Sunrader for sale

Since we will be moving to Portugal end of August we need to let go of our Toyota Sunrader. Here is some information in case you are interested in buying. 'Sunny' was built in 1984 in Valejo/California, she is an 18 feet long mini motorhome and in really good condition for her age. 

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bobo choses ss19 to make a garden

I am a fan of Bobo Choses since their beginning (my daughter and Bobo Choses are actually the same age!) and I am very excited to launch their new spring-summer collection To Make A Garden on Thursday Jan 17th. To sweeten up the wait I'd like to share here some of their campaign pictures that capture so well the spirit of this playful nostalgic collection. 

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Let's make this Black Friday meaningful!

Black Friday

Black Friday is in a few days and a lot of shops are already offering deals. I have thought about these early discounts while I spent some days with my family away from San Francisco with its bad air due to the wildfires. I want you, my customers, to have this special offer too but I...

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Crafting with Kids: Leaf Lantern

lantern making

Living in San Francisco since Milla is four years old, we try to honor German traditions – and one of my favorite celebrations as a child was the lantern procession on St. Martin’s Day. Last year Milla crafted a leaf lantern for our lantern walk. This lantern is also a beautiful decoration for your home and a fun fall project to do with your kids. You can see how we did it here – including all the traps we fell into!

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I am Birgit, the founder of Over The Ocean. Here I blog about family life in Europe and the US, living abroad and the little differences in lifestyle. Together with my muses we share travel tips, family traditions and recipes, all kinds of inspirational finds and our personal photo albums.

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