Monthly Archives: October 2013

Now that is creative marketing

Today I was running errands with a friend of mine and we stopped at a red light and saw 2 guys carrying a banner and trying to figure out what they were doing and/or selling.   Then when the light … Continue reading

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Halloween at the Zoo

Saturday late afternoon we headed to the zoo just down the street from our house for a Halloween at the zoo or Pumpkin Festive party that they were hosting.  We have been driving past the sign that they had the … Continue reading

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Oh my feet still hurt

Oh my feet still hurt from last night! But at least it was a for great cause, a charity dinner/auction that I organized with the  International Spouses Club for a local Hospice program, Salus Homini. We raise 4,500 zlotys which … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Jackpot

This morning I really wanted to get my front of my house finally finished decorated for the fall.  I had it half done with flowers and a few small pumpkins that I got from a friend the other day but … Continue reading

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A day for the dogs

While my family back in the US is getting snow, here we are in Poland wearing jeans and just sweaters because the weather is so beautiful.  Today high temperature was 68 degrees Fahrenheit which was a perfect day for the … Continue reading

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The Bydgoszcz Half-Marathon

Well my husband is one race closer to reaching his goal of 50 half/whole marathons by the time he reaches 50 as of yesterday because he ran the Bydgoszcz half-marathon. What made this run a bit easier compared to most … Continue reading

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Time to review…CasePics

 I am going to be adding a new feature to my blog.  I am have asked more and more to review different products but my blog is not a review only blog(there are plenty of those out there) but mine … Continue reading

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Why are dragonflies so beautiful

Have you ever wondered why are dragonflies so beautiful? Ok, some people are deathly afraid of them but I think are amazing just like buffalo, pandas, koala bears, sloths and kudamundi. This morning I was able to hang out with … Continue reading

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The knighting of new students

Well it is official, I have no more babies at home according the “A’s” school.  She officially got welcomed into her new school along with all the grade 1 kids by the knighting of the new students. I guess it … Continue reading

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Belly dancing + Diet Cokes = One heck of a night

What started my fun weekend was a Friday night with my lady friends!  I am organizing a charity dinner for a local charity/auction here in Bydgoszcz and the other day I helping finalize the menu for the dinner where we … Continue reading

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Now that is what I call a good game

Yes, it was another fun weekend in our household!  Sunday we headed up north to Sopot.  Not to go to the beach(weather is a wee bit on the cold side for that now) but to watch women’s volleyball!  Yes, our … Continue reading

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Time to visit….Torun, Poland again

What a lovely day was today!  Not because it was 68 degrees (20 Celsius) but because I got to check out once again one of the prettiest cities here Torun, Poland! Yes, I have been to Torun more times than … Continue reading

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Some traditions are meant to be kept no matter where you live

Yes, living in Poland stinks!  Not all the time but sometimes it does, I am not going to lie.  Last weekend it really hit home how much my kids are losing out on normal American traditions that are a right … Continue reading

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Parent Teacher conference time

Well I survived my first Polish parent teacher conference time!   Yesterday, I had my 1st grade daughters conference and today I had my 3rd grade daughters conference.  At the International School they did not have them like this, we … Continue reading

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What a great weekend

I think I have had thee most calmest weekends in my house in a VERY, VERY long time. No, it is not because my 17 year old daughter was away for the weekend on a trip but because  I had … Continue reading

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I am HOW old?

I so did not want to get out of bed this morning!  Not because it is cold enough outside to have a nice coat of frost on my windshield to scrap off before I take my little ones to school, … Continue reading

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It is all about me, not about we!

One of the ways I keep my sanity living in Poland(or any country actually) is that I volunteer.    The other day I was looking for some people to help out for an hour or so at activity at my … Continue reading

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What a weekend!

So yesterday I mentioned that we headed down south to Poznan for the volleyball tournament and to meet up with our other kind of, sort of kid, Rachael who just flew back but we had other highlights too over the … Continue reading

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