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living in Germany part II

I have to admit the first time I went grocery shopping here I was terrified.  I don't know why, I studied in Italy when I was 21 for six weeks and never had a problem.  The grocery stores by our apartment are small, really small.  It is pretty entertaining watching me trying to maneuver a double stroller through it.  We barely fit and when they are restocking the shelves it is kind of rough especially when one of your toddlers keeps trying to pull things from the shelves.  We can actually use the single stroller for Conley and Auburn walks, but it helpful to have the double stroller to carry groceries home.  Yes, I carry all of my groceries home, well my stroller does.  Because of this I am at the store usually 4-5 times a week and more if I need to stock up on things.  I just feel grateful that there is an elevator in our building and that I don't have to carry my groceries and children up four flights of stairs, only one.  For some reason you have to climb up a few stairs to…