Monthly Archives: July 2013

Treasure Hunting in Bydgoszcz

Treasure Hunting in Bydgoszcz When moving into a new house means that you need new furniture to fit into the new shape and sizes of rooms.  I need some more storage in this house as I was spoiled in my … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Efteling

Where?  Here… Efteling is an amazement park not quite in the middle of The Netherlands.  I L-O-V-E the characters from this park.  They are very popular in the Dutch culture.  It is based on the old fairy tales but with … Continue reading

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International Kindness Project is today!

International Kindness Project is today! The Kindness Project began in 1996 as a way for families to honor their deceased child and to help themselves heal. Now, years later, almost 2,000,000 (yes, two million!) Kindness Project cards have been used around the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Zoo!

Welcome to the Zoo! The weather was BEAUTIFUL here today, so the girls and I headed off to the Bydgoszcz zoo.  The girls had been there before on school trips but I had yet to go there.  I was totally … Continue reading

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What do I miss about The Netherlands?

What do I miss about The Netherlands? Last week we were back in The Netherlands for a week and the girls and I did some exploring and visiting old friends. Over the week I realized how much I miss The … Continue reading

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Dutch McDonald’s

Of course a holiday with kids means at least one stop here.. Last week we were in The Netherlands for a holiday of sorts.  But one of the neatest things was at one of the McDonald’s we stopped at one … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Sopot Pier, Poland

So last weekend we were up in Gdnask and Gydnia, Poland.  Well in between the two is Sopot.  Actually you can not tell you are leaving one and entering another as they are basically one happy family.   So Saturday … Continue reading

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So here is the dust pan!

So here is the dust pan! So the other day on THIS blog post I mentioned this newspaper article was printed in one of the local papers about the International School of Bydgoszcz where my daughter go to school at…. Well I … Continue reading

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A Visit to….Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland

A Visit to….Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland This weekend was a fun-filled one for me and the girls!  Bright and early Saturday morning the girls and I head up to the northern part of Poland to Gdansk.  I was asked to … Continue reading

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It can’t be swept under the carpet anymore!

It can’t be swept under the carpet anymore! A few posts ago, I mentioned that I was pulling my children out of the International School of Bydgoszcz.  I mentioned that I would explain the main reasons why I was pulling … Continue reading

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Bringing the 4th of July to us!!

Happy 4th of July!!! Unfortunately, it just does not feel like the 4th of July here.  Maybe it’s because my hubby is working LONG hours today and I am teaching English lessons, or we don’t have family here to do … Continue reading

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Time to Visit… Architecture of Bydgoszcz

Time to Visit… Architecture of Bydgoszcz A few weeks ago a few of the other spouses from where my husbands works and I did a guided tour of Bydgoszcz.  I have wondered many times when I walk past some building here … Continue reading

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Swimming lessons come to an end!

This week there have been lots of endings for the girls!  They ended school, they ended art class and now they ended swimming lessons, so let summer vacation begin!! Our Saturday mornings consisted of me waking up early getting the … Continue reading

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