Traditional German Sunday and Authentic German Recipes

German Traditional Sunday! Great food and a greater sense of community

German Traditional Sunday As I look back at my life, growing up in a small town in Germany, I’m reminded how important the German traditional Sunday was in bringing the community and families together. The atmosphere; that special feeling of warmth, joy, and togetherness; was only outdone by the magic of the Christmas and Easter […]

German Easter Celebration and Authentic German Recipes

German Easter Celebration

German Easter Celebration in America See why Americans are hopping to these German-themed recipes, gift ideas, and traditions. In Germany, Easter is a holiday that is as highly regarded as Christmas. The German Easter Celebration start on the Good Friday and end with the Second Easter Holiday, which is the Monday after Easter Sunday. In some […]

German May Day Traditions and Authentic German Recipes

German May Day Traditions

German May Day Traditions – Fun and interesting facts about the First of May in Germany Facts about German May Day Traditions. As the German saying goes, it’s May Day, “Alles neu macht der Mai,” which translated means, “May makes everything new.” The first of May is also known as May Day—not to be confused […]

German Mother's Day and Authentic German Recipes

How to create a Mother’s Day she will never forget. It is easy!

Mother’s Day Mother’s Day happens every year, on the second Sunday in May, a special holiday is celebrated to honor mothers of all generations. This special day filled with flowers started as a Memorial Mother’s Day Meeting for the mother of Anna Marie Jarvis, a social activist during the American civil war. “Mother’s Day” was […]

German Wedding Traditions

German Wedding Traditions – getting married in Germany and how to celebrate

German Wedding Traditions German Wedding Traditions and how to celebrate in three steps. It starts with the Polterabend followed by the legal ceremony at the city hall, Standesamt. The church wedding is the final celebration and highlight. The sequence of the festivities are flexible, and the traditions vary depending on regions. German Traditions – The […]

German Schlager Volume Three

German Schlager Volume Three of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s

By the end of the ’70s, early ’80s, musicians experimented with the music while…

Traditional German Gingerbread House

Traditional German Gingerbread House

Traditional German Gingerbread House – Lekuchenhaus The Traditional German Gingerbread House reminds me always of the story of Hänsel and Gretel. I remember one apple blossom festival in my small hometown when I was Gretel during a parade in front of the gingerbread house, driving on a wagon pulled by a tractor. Unforgettable memories. Ingredients […]

St. Martin's Day Tradition

Shining a light on the meaning of St. Martin’s Day Tradition in Germany with lanterns and more!

St. Martin’s Day Tradition! St. Martin of Tours was a soldier in the roman army. One winter, he was riding on his horse and saw a beggar freezing on the side of the street. Martin took off his coat and divided it with his sword into two pieces to share with the poor man. In […]

Traditional Gluehwein Recipe

Traditional Gluehwein Recipe

Traditional Gluehwein Recipe – Mulled Wine The mulled wine (Gluehwein) is a popular beverage and known for being served at Christmas markets in Germany. Follow the smell of spices, oranges, and wine, and you will find a Weihnachtsmarkt. This traditional Gluehwein recipe – mulled wine is easy to prepare. Preparations can be done ahead of […]

35 Favorite Oktoberfest Songs

35 Favorite Oktoberfest Songs not only in Germany. Listed by Oma!

35 Favorite Oktoberfest Songs! These 35 favorite Oktoberfest songs will make sure your party is a success. They invite you to dance and sway. Add Oma’s recipes for traditional German Oktoberfest food and the right beer. Please scroll down, click on the title of the song below and you will be directed to a place to […]