Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Battle of the Rachael’s (or is it Rachel’s?)

It is hard to believe but volleyball season is almost finished here in Poland!  The regular season finished 2 weeks ago and last week started the Polish Cup and in a few  weeks the ORLEN league championship tournament will start. First off, I never … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Fruit Pizza (Owoce Pizzeria)

Well today a few friends and I got together for our monthly cooking class.  It was my turn to host the group, so instead of me teaching them I did a “beach” theme!  I had everyone bring their favorite summer … Continue reading

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Want to See Where I Live?

Want to See Where I Live? Just want to quick say to all my Polish readers, tomorrow(if you are reading this on Saturday) or today(if you reading this on Sunday) at 13:30 on the Travel Channel will be our House … Continue reading

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A Day With Lots of “Downs”!

Yesterday was another day with lots of downs!  I spent the majority of the day with one of my girls on her class field trip.  Now this was not just a day to the zoo or to the movies, we … Continue reading

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A BIG Thank You!

A BIG Thank You! Well yesterday was a another interesting day here in Poland, one of which I will not forget soon! As you know I am a HUGE supporter for the orphanages here where I live.  Well yesterday they hosted a … Continue reading

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Photo Books by Adoramapix and Giveaway!

One of the disadvantages of living here in Poland is the 8 million+ pictures that I take because everything here is so pretty!  As you can tell by my blog posts, I LOVE to take pictures!  So now here is … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in Poland!

Valentine’s Day in Poland! I know this is a bit late but life got the best of me yesterday! I was sicker than sick with the stomach bug yesterday so I spent ALL day in bed having a Criminal Minds … Continue reading

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A Visit To….Ceramika(White Picket Fence) Pottery, Bolesawiec, Poland

A Visit To….Ceramika(White Picket Fence) Pottery, Bolesawiec, Poland Well we are off to another Polish pottery store!  Yes, there are several stores in Boleslawiec, almost as many fingers and toes I have. This is another great store to shop at … Continue reading

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Carnival Party Time in Poland!

Well it is carnival party time in Poland! Now in the US where I grew up we really did not celebrate carnival so when we moved over to the Netherlands 7 years ago, it was a complete eye opener to … Continue reading

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Another Day at the Orphanage!

Earlier last week I went to the orphanage that I work with to drop another donation to them from my children’s school from a fundraiser they did during Christmas party selling handmade Christmas items. While we were there the orphanage coordinator wanted … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Come to Poland!!!

Am I losing my mind for doing 2 blog posts in a row about doughnuts?  YES!!!  The stars are in alignment this week for me to give me the excuse to eat them twice in one week!  As you know Thursday … Continue reading

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Paczki Day in Poland – aka National Jelly Doughnut Day!

Paczki Day in Poland – aka National Jelly Doughnut Day! It is FAT THURSDAY in Poland today! In Poland they celebrate Fat Thursday unlike in the US were we celebrate Fat Tuesday. They eat paczki all day long(Ok not all … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Win a Kindle?

Who Wants to Win a Kindle? Can believe my blog is 1 year old this week? Me either!  Who knew my little blog to tell family and friends about our new life here in Poland would lead to so many … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Carrot Cookies!

Well it is time for Tasteful Tuesday! Time to Cook…Carrot Cookies! Late last fall carrots where CRAZY cheap here along with potatoes and onions!  If I remember right I paid less than $2 for a 11 pound bag of carrots. … Continue reading

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That was a Quick Volleyball Game!

That was a Quick Volleyball Game! Last night was one of the last home volleyball games for Bydgoszcz’s KS Palac team regular season.  We once again went out and supported our home team and fellow American now adopted daughter Rachael … Continue reading

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