Monthly Archives: December 2013

Where did 2013 go?

Is anyone else saying….where did the year 2013 go?   We have had a CRAZY, FUN FILLED, FAST PACED, ADVENTUROUS or long story short, NEVER A DULL DAY for us 2013! Here are my top 10 blog posts according to … Continue reading

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One last shopping trip for the season

A week and half ago I was able to sneak in one last shopping trip for the season to the local ornament factory, Sopel, to get a few new ornaments for this year.  A reader from my blog sent me a … Continue reading

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Wesołych Świąt or Merry Christmas

It is finally here…. Wesołych Świąt or Merry Christmas from my family to yours! On Saturday we had our annual church Christmas party, which is one of the highlights of the year for us.  You can tell everyone who helps plan … Continue reading

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“C” is for Cookie

Another perk of this time of year is Christmas baking! Growing up my mother, my grandmothers, aw heck every mother I knew baked cookies, candy and all sorts of sweets during the holiday season.  So yes, I had to continue … Continue reading

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Christmas Programs Polish style

Have I mentioned how much I love the holiday season?  I do! Why because of the cute kids Christmas programs it brings. I have seen my share of Christmas programs American style over the last 21 years of having kids … Continue reading

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Poland’s Best Ski Spots

Poland’s Best Ski Spots  When you think of ski holidays, Poland may not be the first place that comes to mind. Yes, it might not compare to the French Alps or Whistler or Vail, however you’d be surprised just how … Continue reading

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Counting my blessings!

Another day of living here in Poland when I am counting my blessings for everything I have! First up was  a Christmas play at the local orphanage for supports of the orphanage which was done by the kids. Then this … Continue reading

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The Newest International School in Bydgoszcz

Well guess what went up last week at the school my girls attend here in Bydgoszcz? So what does this mean?  A lot of more positives changes are coming to this school and my girl’s education here in Poland!   … Continue reading

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Time I dread the most

Well what have I been up to the last 2 and half days in between holiday parties, school activities and life in general? The time I dread the most about living in Poland, applying for our “Resident Card” to live … Continue reading

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Holiday party time

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.  Yes, I love the Christmas holiday time but in the same breath it is almost the most stressful time of year because of all the different holiday parties.  If you … Continue reading

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Time to run the Torun Santa Half Marathon

Well my husband added another Half Marathon to his completion list.   Sunday he ran in Torun, Poland in a really unique one, a Santa or “Mikolajow” themed one.  Every runner received a long-sleeved red shirt and a Santa hat … Continue reading

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Can it get any crazier?

I am not sure if life can it get any crazier? Started yesterday stepping on computer part that was on the ground I forgot about and took a chunk out of my right big toe, so that meant for the … Continue reading

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Turkey Day in Poland

Yet another tradition that no matter where we live, we celebrate is Thanksgiving.  Last Thursday was no exception.  But what made this day extra special is that 4 of our church missionaries wanted to do all the cooking just that … Continue reading

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She came home

What a fun and crazy weekend we had!  Why? She came home! My favorite adopted daughter, Rachael was playing volleyball here this weekend.  The team she is playing on this year, MKS Dabrowa, is ONLY a 6 hour drive away! … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Andar Polish Pottery, Bolesawiec, Poland

Last weekend I mentioned that I went Polish pottery shopping with a few friends in Boleslawiec, Poland.   One of my favorite stores there is Andar’s.  Yes, their store is off the main path but I promise you it is worth … Continue reading

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