I’m selling all my stuff and moving to Germany

by jennine on February 2, 2008

It’s true. I bought the ticket, turned in my notice at work. I’ll be leaving in March…

Going to Europe for love, and for love of adventure. You know, I thought I’d never fall in love again, nor would I ever leave San Francisco… It goes to show how vivid my imagination is. But everything seems to be falling in place, it’s time… and I feel real good about the move. My boyfriend is German, and needs to go back home to finish his degree. We talked about it a lot, and decided we didn’t want to be apart. He has a lovely place to live… and I have lived abroad before, I went to college in London, so I won’t be far away from my friends. And I know I can always come back.

Anyway, I’ll be selling a good chunk of my stuff on eBay and Etsy… right now I’m sorting all the stuff I think I can part with. Marc Jacob shoes, I harldy wear… a blue sparkly shirt.. etc.

So check back in tomorrow, I’ll have more details. I mean, if you’re interested in buying any of my clothes.

:)

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1 Celia M. February 4, 2008 at 4:43 am

Welcome to Europe!

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2 susie_bubble February 4, 2008 at 8:31 am

All the more closer to London… Lady C, we must meet soon!

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3 Ginger February 4, 2008 at 10:29 am

Good luck to you! It sounds deliciously romantic…and wow…it will quite a new adventure for your blog as well.

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4 jennine February 4, 2008 at 10:31 am

Oh my gosh! I’m so excited! This is just amazing… Mary, yes, I’m planning on learning Deutsch, although, I keep calling my class the shpraklekoors (which drives rocky crazy). And I’d LOVE to do a bloggers get together in Berlin… Fenke, It would so great to meet you!

I’m not leaving Europe w/o going to both Spain & France

And Susie, you bet… you know I have a great fondness for London, and I’m certainly going to be there.

(I’m sooooo excited!)

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5 Jeanne February 4, 2008 at 10:35 am

What an amazing adventure! Best of luck to you! I’m hoping to be moving to San Francisco by the summer — not half as mighty of a move, but still a meaningful one for me!

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6 dreamecho February 4, 2008 at 10:39 am

this is madness! this is amazing! i’m so excited for you, lady! i hope you shall continue on with the coveted…?

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7 dreamecho February 4, 2008 at 10:42 am

oops, no need to respond, i see from your earlier response that you ARE going to continue with the coveted…

i repeat: this is amazing!

i can’t wait to see where this takes us in style and inspiration.

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8 wickitywackx5 February 4, 2008 at 11:53 am

Arggh…That’s awesome! You’re lucky! I want to do something like that someday.

Oh my! You’re selling your shoes?!?!?! I wish you wore my size. :[ It’s just oh so terribly DEVASTATING to see all of those gorgeous shoes slip past me because my feet are too big. -cries-
Good luck, darlin’!

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9 Claire February 4, 2008 at 12:51 pm

oh my god/wow: that’s what i like to see - affirmative action! Bonne chance however you say that in german xx

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10 Gina February 4, 2008 at 1:42 pm

Congratulations! What an adventure. I do hope you’ll share some information about the process. For instance, how do you plan to handle employment abroad? Thanks!

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11 Lily February 4, 2008 at 4:06 pm

Wow! i’m so happy for you! that is so cool and exciting! i’ll miss your presence in the neighbor hood though. i’d love to buy some of your stuff, i’m sure it’s so hard to decide on what to give away or sell etc. too bad i wouldn’t fit any of your shoes, you have amazing taste. you’ll have to keep up the blogging you’re so great at coming up with interesting/ inspiring things.

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12 Thomas February 4, 2008 at 4:17 pm

Awesome.

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13 my love for you. February 4, 2008 at 4:57 pm

jennine!
YES! i am so psyched for you! it’s goingto be an amazing adventure. big hearts.

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14 run for the hills February 4, 2008 at 5:51 pm

wow! great news!! goodluck xx

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15 pretty kitty February 4, 2008 at 8:15 pm

FantAAAASTIC! Don’t stop blogging! We look forward to your posts!

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16 Rachel February 4, 2008 at 11:34 pm

Wow! What a huge step, sounds like you have a lot of support though. Have fun while you’re there and we hope to hear all about your trip.

As for your Ebay items, link me up. I will be all over those Tod’s

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17 Mothra February 4, 2008 at 11:40 pm

NOTHAPPYWITHTHISNEWS.

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18 candid cool February 4, 2008 at 11:51 pm

wow! that’s major!

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19 jennine February 5, 2008 at 12:01 am

:(

i’m really going to miss mothra…
who will bring him dessert?

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20 Sonja February 5, 2008 at 4:01 am

wow! I wish you all the best for your adventure! Would love to see you on a blogger-meeting in Germany!

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21 f&art February 5, 2008 at 8:12 am

REALLY??? Email me NOW!

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22 f&art February 5, 2008 at 8:16 am

I’ll pick you up from the airport ;-)

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23 f&art February 5, 2008 at 8:19 am

I’m so excited!!! This is going to be REAL FUN!!!

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24 ambika February 5, 2008 at 12:29 pm

Holy sh!tballs! I’m so excited for you! And I’ll definitely keep my eye out for ebay auctions.

Where in Germany, may I ask? I loved it there, despite all of the (largely nonexistent) stereotypes.

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25 Claudia February 9, 2008 at 6:06 am

hey, that’s cool! frankfurt isn’t half as bad if you know your way around. there are lots of nice little cafés and markets. and in summer the main river is a great place to hang out and have a picnic.
if you want some tips or have a coffee, send me an email.

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