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Let the festival season begin…

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hallo, tout le monde!  It's festival season in Germany!  Weeeeeee!  

If you haven't been to a German festival, let me tell you: they are awesome!  

Because there are no open container laws, the general purpose of most festivals is to walk around with a glass/bottle of wine/beer and be outside.  Fests are great to attend in groups, but since all of our friends moved away last winter and our new friends make plans REALLY far out in advance, Soldier Boy and I did this one solo… well, together… but solo… 

We'd also attended this fest solo last year (it was my very first German festival) and it was fun to go back to places that we'd already been.  So much of our travel is a one-time thing, so knowing our way around town and where to go to get the French fries that taste and look like Portillo's fries (all of you Chicagoans know what I'm talking about) was kind of lovely.  Also, this year, we only drank 2 small glasses of wine each over a period of about 5 hours, as opposed to several glasses… and a bottle… and then we went and sampled a few things… we had to take a nap in the car before driving home last year!  Oops! 

Grown up festival adventure, FTW! 

… and I also got to rock some pretty fabulous handmade independent designs!  How cute is this heart ring?  And can you believe that the one on my left hand was made from a guitar string?  Eco-cycling at its very finest!  Love these new beauts! 

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20 comments on "Let the festival season begin… "
  1. Cute outfit! Seems like you had a great time!


  2. Festival time is my favorite. We have a big one where I live every year, and it's always a nice little stay-cation. How fun to do that in Germany! I'll bet it's a blast. Perfect little heart ring.

    Emily | faitboum.com

  3. I always wanted to go to Oktoberfest in Germany. One day I will go, maybe for my birthday since it falls in October haha. I hope you and soldier boy have lots of fun!!!


  4. such a lovely place, always enjoy your pics <3

    Alice's Pink Diary

  5. Ha, my husband and I were just talking about doing October Fest in Germany... oh the craziness... Have a great time!

  6. Such great photos! they look so festive and autumn-ish in hue!


  7. Hey, you have a really nice Blog with interesting Stuff on it! :)
    Do you want to follow each other via GFC? If yes please let me know and i follow back :*

    Greetings & Kisses from Germany

  8. I seriously can't get over how awesome your boots are!


  9. How fun! Sometimes it's better just to go as a couple. Love your whole outfit, but I think you need to send me those booties. Like right now! And the mani is fabulous my friend!

  10. I love those rings and necklaces
    great photos!

  11. Lovely rings!!! And you just made me wanna travel now!


  12. so beatyful pictures you have very nice smile!

  13. I went to the October Fest when I was in Munich, it was great fun, except I don't drink beer hahaha. Love your scarf. xoxoxo

  14. How unique are those rings?! Amazing. Jealous of the upcoming festivities!


  15. It is the season of festivals, I love the outfit u've chosen 2 attend the fests even tho u were doing it solo with the soldier boy :P It's a very chic look with great accessories, especially the scarf and those necklaces xx Have a wonderful weekend xx

    I'd love if u could come visit my latest post The French Boy xx

  16. Lovely outfit; love the snakeskin print scarf. Gorgeous nails and jewellery! I'd love to attend these festivals. xxx
    Just Emma