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Sports for kids and adults to stay active this fall and winter

Kids and adults alike can sign up for a sport this fall and winter. For those out there that aren’t “team players,” fear not, for we have included some great individual sports as well.

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Volunteering with a community and spouse club in Wiesbaden

This month we are featuring Wiesbaden Community Spouses’ Club. I spoke with WCSC President, Brandy Schraeder, and she spoke all about the club.

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The Spouses Speak 2023: Military spouse employment, part one

These spouses are currently stationed at locations all over the world, with 40 percent being OCONUS (outside the continental U.S.). This month we are talking about a hot topic in the military spouse community: employment. 

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Land of lavender

Lavender has many uses. Don’t be afraid to use it, enjoy it and gift it.

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Invictus Games 2023 Highlights and Updates

This is your go-to source for updated results, news and ticket details about the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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What it means to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and was created in 1945. It’s headquartered in Paris and has 50 field offices around the world. There is a five-step nomination and selection process when choosing a site. 

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“The Little Mermaid Jr.” dazzles audiences under the sea

Full of surprises, The Little Mermaid Jr. at USAG Wiesbaden’s Amelia Earhart Playhouse transports audiences to a magical underwater world and leaves them wondering why Ariel would want to leave.

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Indoor activities for a gloomy day

I wasn’t surprised when I opened the blinds to reveal another wet, gray morning. Dark skies and drizzling rain for what felt like the thousandth morning in a row.

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Cozy crockpot dinners

Sometimes slaving over the stove for hours just doesn’t sound like much fun. Bust out the crockpot and have dinner ready to go when the family comes bursting through the door with cries of “I’m hungry!” Check out these recipes to get started. 

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Volunteering with a community spouse club in the KMC

This month we are featuring Ramstein Officers’ Spouses’ Club (ROSC). I spoke with Linda Skoglund, the Public Affairs and Publicity Chair as well as the Communications Director for the Bazaar, and Kari Jennings, President for the 2022-2023 year, and they shared their experiences working with the spouse club.

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10 Books to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

This year, bookworms can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by reading books written by Hispanic authors. From memoirs to mysteries, we’ve got a book on this list for every reader. 

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7 tips for fun at the Wurstmarkt wine fest

My favorite annual event, the Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt, opens Sept. 8.

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Speedy Nutrient Packed Power Quinoa and Greens

Try this easy, tasty and healthy dish from

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Potted herbs lift your mood and the taste of your food

Humans have been harnessing the goodness of plants long before written records ever appeared. A 60,000-year-old Neanderthal burial site in Iraq revealed a body buried with eight species of medicinal plants.

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