Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Years (Sylwester)!

Happy New Years or in Polish Sylwester! It is hard to believe but today is the last day of 2012 already.  Are you like me wondering where did the time go?  The year just flew by with us all the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Poland!

Merry Christmas from Poland! I hope your Christmas was holly and jolly!  We had a great day with food, friends and family.    First up was a local television station, TVP came to our house in the morning to film … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions in Poland

Merry Christmas from Poland! Well being our first real Christmas here, I am learning all sorts of Christmas traditions in Poland which are unique to me. First up that is unique to me is that Christmas Eve is the BIG … Continue reading

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Finally Made it to a Polish Christmas Market!

 Well yesterday we finally made it to a Polish Christmas Market!  We hopped into our car and headed down a lovely little town Torun.  We have been to several in Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands over the years as this … Continue reading

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A Day of Highs and Lows!

Yesterday was a day that showed me the highs of living here in Poland as well and the lows of living in Poland! The morning started out with a BIG BANG(the positive of the day)!  I was able to got … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…French Bûche de Noël

Being the holiday season it is time to cook…French Bûche de Noël!  As I am sure you can tell if you are a faithful blog reader of mine, I like to cook and bake!  A good friend of mine here … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Hot Apple Cider (Sok Jabłkowy Rozgrzany z Cynamon)

Being the holiday season it is time to cook…Hot Apple Cider!  I have had a few get-together’s at my house the past couple of weeks and so to show my friends some American traditions of the holiday season I thought apple cider is … Continue reading

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Who is Ready for a Christmas Party?

One of the great things about this time of year is all the Christmas parties!  Tonight we did our church Christmas party.   One of the neat things about being here is learning all the different Polish customs that come … Continue reading

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Time to Eat Polish and Indian Holiday Food!

Yesterday was another crazy day of the holiday season, which meant I got to each traditional Polish and Indian holiday food!! For lunch several ladies with the Spouses club that I am involved in had lunch at the GREAT restaurant NUVO here … Continue reading

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Doing Something Bigger Than You and Me, Volunteering for Szlachetna Paczka!

Last Friday and Saturday afternoon will be 2 days that I will not forget anytime soon!  A few weeks ago I received an email from a blog reader, Andrzej, telling me about a charity here in Poland called Szlanchetna Paczka.  Well he … Continue reading

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Yet Another Great Volleyball Game!

Yesterday, marked the being of our crazy week!!  But we kicked it off in style by going to our newest family member Rachael’s volleyball game.  KS Palac team was playing against the top team in Poland so it either was … Continue reading

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A Visit to….Sopel Christmas Ornament Factory

One thing that Poland is known for is…Christmas ornaments!  I bet you if you go through your Christmas ornaments at least one is made in Poland.  Well who would have thought but there is a factory right here in Bydgoszcz!!! … Continue reading

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A Morning At One of the Local Polish Orphanages.

A morning at one of the local Polish orphanages was one of the highlights of living here in Bydgoszcz this year.  I am currently the Chairperson for a Spouses Club and over the last year we have been doing different … Continue reading

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Volleyball, Thanksgiving, Hello’s and Good-Bye’s in Poland!

Right after church yesterday the girls and I headed out to another KS Palac game to cheer on Rachael and the rest of the Bydgoszcz team!   Unfortunately, they lost 0-3.  While it was not good for KS Palac to be done … Continue reading

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What a Blessing!

I have always said there was a higher reason why we came here to Bydgoszcz.  Well yesterday proved yet again why we are here. As many of you know from my previous posts, I am a member of The Church … Continue reading

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My Favorite Coffee Shop in Bydgoszcz, Beyrouth Cafe!

Almost every Friday late afternoon you will find me and a friend hanging out a local shop here in town while our little ones are taking a community art class.   A few months ago when our kids started taking … Continue reading

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