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Guten Tag!!!

Hello my lovelies!

I had such a fabulous time in Germany today! Regardless of the fact that I was in a beautiful city,

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with amazing shops,

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I just can’t properly depict how nice Germans are.

As a shopper (hahaha), it is a completely different experience being treated by a German salesperson than a salesperson from where I live at the moment. So nice and helpful – really brings up the whole idea of “the customer is always right”

So without further adieu, here are the goodies I got today:

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Brooks running jacket. It seemed awfully thin to me, but the woman at the store said it should help up to -10 C so I am all hopes!

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Runners’ Point Thermal Running Shirt. The moment I put this on, I knew I was getting it (I wasn’t even planning on getting one actually). Wow, I could really feel the heat my body was generating staying at the same place! The edge of each sleeves also rolls in so you sort of have gloves too!

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Runners’ Point Thermal Running Tights. There was a huge variety, and they all ranged around the same price (Nike and Adidas were about 5 Euros cheaper), so I had to check these carefully. But they are good, although I have no complaints about the ones I use at the moment.

The tights and the shirt both had this little note attached to the price tag:

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So I am all hopes.

I actually planned on getting just a jacket, but I ended up with two more items. Two reasons for this. First, I had a 30 % off, which significantly reduced the price of the Brooks jacket. Second, I figured that I might as well be ready as I possibly can for this winter. I have a feeling this is all going to go well! 🙂

I also got these gorgeous boots for a ridiculous price:

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Would be a nice change from all the Converse I wear. These actually accompanied me today:

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They were fabulously comfortable till it started to snow. It still is snowing, actually. Heaps. Not sure what I will do tomorrow.

 

Alright darlings, this girl is wayyyy past her bed time. I am hitting the hay. I will see you in the AM with some other goodies I got in Deutschland

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8 responses

  1. Great buys!!! Woop woop!!!

    I woke up and my legs were like BRICKS! So I did p90x shoulders and arms with 10 lb and 5 lb weights. Hopefully they feel better tonight!

    Computers still down. My poor blog needs an update!

    How was your workout today?

    2010 so soon!!

    K

    December 30, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    • MNG

      I do need to read another post from you!!! I miss it!!!
      Soreness is getting better actually, so I assume its a bad sign! Today was good, I will post about it later 😉

      What are your plans of NYE?

      December 30, 2009 at 6:14 pm

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  3. I have that brooks jacket! Though I got mine at a discount store in the US for $15. I -love- it. I think you will, too!

    December 31, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    • MNG

      I actually used to shop at the US military bases so I know that I am being ripped off most of the time when I shop in Europe. Because I had the discount I ended up paying about 35 Euros for it. It was about 80 euros before!!

      December 31, 2009 at 5:50 pm

  4. LOVE the new running gear (and boots!) 🙂

    -Lauren
    http://www.Biochemista.com

    January 2, 2010 at 5:23 am

    • MNG

      Thanks Lauren! Under Armour wanted a lot of money for the shipping costs!!!

      January 2, 2010 at 9:40 am

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