We started the day off with a stop at Ikea. This is the perfect home away from home for us because, if you don't know, Ikea is the same everywhere you go! No matter what, you can count on the massive yellow and blue concrete box, filled with thousands of other boxes, hustling and bustling with people carrying home their ready to assemble treasures. The only difference between a German and American Ikea is that beneath the Swedish price tags you will find the descriptions in Deutsch. Hello, Google Translate!
Ikea on a Saturday=Bravery
No trip to Ikea is complete without of course, a stop in their perfectly planned out cafeteria. A meatball plate is exactly the same an ocean away
"That's a good meatball."
About a month ago I was flipping through a German Instyle magazine. Inside, I found a glossy ad with a very familiar logo for TKMaxx. Confused as to what happened to the J in TJMaxx, one of my British friends told me that TKMaxx is a clothing chain in England and there is one here in Munich. Apparently, it is the same company, colors, logo and all, just with a K instead of a J. My mouth dropped open and I immediately was dumbfounded as to why I had not known about this or more importantly, been there yet!
Feels Like Home!
So after Ikea, my wonderful husband drove me about 45 minutes outside of Munich to visit TKMaxx. I spent the next hour in
Dare to be Daring
I haven't actually worn these pants out in public yet... but I'm hoping to get the guts to do so soon!
Happy Shopping Therapy,