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About easytodraw

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  • Location Bavaria
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  1. Using a German cell phone within the U.S.

    A Motorola KC40 worked for me spring 2020  in  Western Canada . (I use the same phone  with Vodafone sim in Germany, )   It may depend on where you are (i.e. the providers in your area), but  I  had a local permanent address  to use, so  had a choice of a contract I could  pay a signup fee and then top-up as needed    OR  fixed term ( i.e. 2 years+ ) for even more money,  but had   more data and minutes and options.   With free WIFI available everywhere, I decided to go with  a limited contract and kept the  the phone off  unless I  needed to call. If you need to be reachable at all times that won't work well.                        
  2. Land's End will shorten the pants you buy  for free.   etd
  3. The Vegetarian's Dilemma

    Dinkel (Spelt)  is also a good alternative to rice .  (For instance this :   SchapfenMühle Dinkel wie Reis)   Many claim Dinkel is easier to digest than flour made from modern wheat varieties.    
  4. Mexican grocery store / Masa Harina (near Kiel)

    Are there any Mexican restaurants (not chains) in the area?  They might have extra  " flour" stock on hand due to the pandemic you could buy.     Reformhaus stores often have an amazing selection of products not found in a regular grocery store.  Try and translate the ingredients listed on the package to German and maybe take a spoonful of the product in a little plastic container. The stores often look very old fashioned, but the staff are very knowledgeable  and helpful.   (the Reform  movement way of eating is over 80 years old. My 90 year old mil was raised on it).   Also Alnatura and DM stock products aimed at people with diet restrictions /alternative diets but you won't get much advice there. I have seen a good selection of corn flours, but can't recall the exact names and don't have any left in my cupboard at the moment.   We have food allergies, intolerances and vegans  in our immediate family: I baked/cooked every morsel we ate  from scratch all the years my kids were at home. It took a lot of time but it was healthy for us and really made our traditions and family unique (in a good way) in a staunch old fashioned  village 30 years ago!   I have made my own "mixes"  in bulk but one needs a really big refrigerator to store it all.     Good luck!
  5. Häcksler - Garden shredder

    Our Gardena 2300 is still going strong after 20 years of use: stored indoors , careful cleaning, oiling and sharpening of blade helps!   Edit:   I now see on Amazon  Gardena is no more??   Nevertheless, I  still say the price was worth it!   Good luck!