Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Visit to…Oberammergau, Germany

I know I have not posted a lot the past week, so my apologies   But I have a GOOD excuse, we were on in Oberammergau, Germany for a work conference for my husband.  The kids and I tagged along with him … Continue reading

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It’s Thanksgiving!!

I know for most American’s it is Thanksgiving Day which means eat until your are too stuffed to move, be with family and friends you love, watch the Macy’s Parade and football on the television.  Unfortunately not for us!  This one … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Heard of Caramel Popcorn Yogurt?

 Have you ever heard of caramel popcorn yogurt?  Or how about chocolate muffin yogurt? Me either, until last week!  It was once again American Week here in Poland at our local Lidl grocery store.  So yet again just like the … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

The other week for our Young Women’s church youth group, I wanted to see how many of our church leaders they knew.  Here is link to see how many different general authorities we have in our church.   Many of whom help with … Continue reading

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1 Year Ago Today My World Changed Yet Again!

It is hard to believe but one year ago today, we packed our car and our van and drove to move from The Netherlands to Bydgoszcz, Poland!  Yep, I have officially have been in Poland for 365 days!  CRAZY!!! Never in my … Continue reading

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A visit to…Boleslawiec, Poland (aka Polish Pottery Heaven)

Boleslawiec, Poland (aka Polish Pottery Heaven) Last Saturday I went to the Boleslawiec, Poland with a group of friends.  What is so special about Boleslawiec that we would leave Bydgoszcz at 04:15 in the morning and shop all day and … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Apple Butter (Masło Jabłkowe)

Apples are on sale this week at a local grocery store for about 1.69 zlotys a kilogram (.25 American cents a pound), crazy I know!  So of course I had to buy some.  One of the things I miss from … Continue reading

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Yet Another Great Coffee Morning!

I am truly grateful for a great group of expat ladies who are in similar situation as I am in, who’s husbands brought them to Bydgoszcz because of their jobs. Once a month we get together for coffee/tea/water, to socialize(what us women do best!), to eat and to … Continue reading

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Little of Holland in Poland!

I am beyond excited today!!  I went to our local Lidl grocery store this morning to get some more orange juice as several of us in my house have been sick since Thursday and we are still trying to get … Continue reading

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Slovakian Hospitality and Food!

 Last weekend we were invited over to a friend’s house so ours kids could play together and us parents could hang out and talk.  The family we visited is from Slovakia.  What made this play-date even more special is that they … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Marie Curie!

Maria  Sklodowska-Curie (born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867) was one of the first woman scientists to win worldwide fame, and indeed, one of the great scientists of this century. She had degrees in mathematics and physics. Winner of … Continue reading

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Being Friends with a Celebrity!

As many of you have read in previous blog posts, I have been come great friends with a professional volleyball player here in Bydgoszcz, Rachael Adams. Well she and I have been going out lately together to a few events … Continue reading

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Yet Another Polish Volleyball Game But a Good One!

Friday night was the 2nd home game for the season for KS Palac, the Bydgoszcz women’s volleyball team.  And of course we had to go to cheer on fellow American Rachael Adams!  3 weeks ago when they had their last … Continue reading

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All Saint’s Day in Poland! (Wszystkich Świętych)

Yesterday, my family and I along with my friend Rachael went out and experienced one of the neatest holidays here in Poland, All Saint’s Day. What is All Saints Day?  It is a Catholic holiday that people all over Poland … Continue reading

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Halloween Polish Style

Well we survived our first Halloween in Poland.  I threw a Halloween party here at our house for just a few people.  OK, in the end it being about 28 people with 16 of them kids so it was a … Continue reading

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