Monthly Archives: October 2012

My Hobby That Turned Into a Career

This week at school my littlest is learning about different careers  that people have.  Her teacher asked parents if anyone of us wanted to come in and talk about our jobs.  Well technically I don’t work anymore since moving here to Poland … Continue reading

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The Auction was a Success!!

In my last post, I mentioned I was helping putting together a charity auction for a local orphanage here in Bydgoszcz where I live.  Well it is 2 days later and I am finally caught on my sleep from the GREAT event … Continue reading

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Charity Work for Far Away Lands!

One of the neat opportunities about living overseas is the charity work that I get to do locally.  Living back in the states you participate in fundraising efforts to help those living in far away lands but now that I live in … Continue reading

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Men’s Professional Volleyball – YES!!

Last night I had a GREAT girls night out!  And what made it GREAT?  Going out with 2 GREAT friends (Rachael & Karolina) and my 3 daughters to a professional volleyball game here in town.  In Bydogszcz there is also … Continue reading

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Never In My Wildest Dreams!

In my wildest dreams I never thought I would be doing a blog post about this!  On Saturday I mentioned a phone call that I got from a friend stating that I was in the local newspaper.  Well as soon … Continue reading

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We are Fogged In!

It is lazy Sunday in our household!  But what makes this one REALLY lazy is when you look out the window and you see this view…… or this view if you look in the other direction… I took this picture … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Hi Ho Off to the Gdansk Airport I Go!

The last week my husband was up in Norway for a conference and yesterday he came home!  The flight home was to Gdansk which is about an hour and 45 minutes from the house instead of our local airport.  So … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Walk

Yesterday, my dear friend Karolina and I went out to her country property just a bit north of Bydgoszcz to go get some walnuts from her tree. I brought the dog along and then we ran into her neighbor and … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Banana Bread (Chleb Bananowy)

One of the foods I bake a lot over here when I have to bring something to a meeting or to someone’s house is banana bread.  Banana bread I am finding out is something that is truly unique to American cooking.   … Continue reading

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The Perfect Lunch Date!

All I can say yesterday was a HOOT!!  A few weeks ago I was introduced to fellow American Blogger living here in Bydgoszcz, Poland like me.  If those of you who did read my post about the volleyball game, Rachael … Continue reading

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A Good Day for a Walk!

On Friday the weather was beautiful and my oldest daughter had a dentist appointment and then a bit later my little one’s had art class, so it was a perfect day to walk to our different places.  So I brought … Continue reading

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Professional Volleyball in Poland!

In my wildest dreams I never thought I would ever go to a professional volleyball game, let alone in Poland! By weird chance because of this blog, I was fortunate enough to meet another fellow American here in Bydgoszcz who … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Local Animal Shelter

Yesterday I got to wear my mommy hat and go with one of daughter’s on a school field trip.  We were off to the city of Bydgoszcz’s animal shelter.  This is the same shelter we got our dog, Pryrek from … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire Giveaway!

Need a head start with your Christmas  shopping? Why not try to win one of your gifts? This Kindle Fire Giveaway is sponsored by SavingStar and brought to you by Madame Deals Media. **Powered by Mommy Needs Her Coffee and … Continue reading

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Cooking American Style

One of the great things about living where I live is meeting other expat wives in the area. Last Tuesday, I had 2 French, 1 Estonian, and 1 Slovakian friend come over to my house for a cooking lesson and I showed … Continue reading

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My Inner Martha Came Out Yesterday!

Well the weather is cooling down, the heat is kicking on so that must mean one thing…Fall is officially here! To help get in the mood I needed to get the front doorway decorated in the fall spirit.  Being here in Poland … Continue reading

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To Vote or Not to Vote?

One of the many challenges of living overseas is making sure my voice gets heard in the elections back in the USA!  Just because I live overseas doesn’t mean I don’t get to vote in USA election, it just means … Continue reading

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Want to Win an American Girl Doll?

Win an American Girl Doll of YOUR CHOICE! Welcome to the American Girl Doll Giveaway Event hosted by Daily Mothering and a fantastic group of family-friendly bloggers! We are excited to bring you the chance to win your favorite American … Continue reading

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