Monthly Archives: February 2014

How many did you eat?

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that today here is Fat Thursday or aka Paczki Day!  For many of my friends that means…how many jelly filled doughnuts can you eat in one day. As the saying goes..”When in Rome do as … Continue reading

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Time to cook…Paczki (Polish doughnuts)

If you are not from Poland or you don’t live in Poland then you are probably aware that tomorrow here is Fat Thursday, Paczki Day or in simple words…National Doughnut Day!  Yes, it is a religious holiday that has to … Continue reading

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A thankful night

The other week a dear friend (aka one of my partner’s in crime here in Bydgoszcz) and I were invited to one of the local charities we helped fund raise for last year, “Salas Homini.”  Last year the women’s club … Continue reading

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Another date night to watching volleyball

Every once and awhile my husband and I both try to do something with each of the kids one on one, as it amazing what kind of conversations you have with your kids when there not 3 other voices competing … Continue reading

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Oh, what a morning

Yesterday it was time for my monthly coffee get-together with the other women from the military base where my husband works to learn more about each other’s cultures, raise some money for local charities and most importantly eating food from … Continue reading

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Way to go kiddo!

I so am having a proud mom week and half with “E”!   As many of you know, “E’ started going to a mostly Polish school back in August when we took her out of the English-speaking international school.  I … Continue reading

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Where did winter go?

Yesterday I had to head over to the Tourist office here in town to pick up some brochures for some new pen-pals that the girls got from a program that they are participating in(more about it in another post).  I took … Continue reading

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Time to cook…Apple Pastry Bars (Ciasto Francuskie z Jablkami)

Want to know what dessert “A” my 6 year-old(soon to be 7) loves to bake? The other week we had our church missionaries over for dinner and “A” wanted to cook dessert.  This apple dessert is so easy that it … Continue reading

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“A” is a TwirlyGirl

I am sure you can tell by the pictures I post of “A” she likes girls party dresses!  This girl has more dresses than pants and shirts combined in her closet. The cute dress “A” is wearing from TwirlyGirl which … Continue reading

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What do I love?

What do I love? Family time, chocolate chip cookies and ice cream!  This past couple of days I had all 3 and was in HEAVEN. Rachael(our “adopted” daughter from another mother and father) had a few days off from her … Continue reading

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The game in the eyes of a 6 year old

Last night was a girls night out with my youngest 2 girls and a good friend of mine.     We headed to the Men’s volleyball game, Transfer Bydgoszcz, who was playing against the Warsaw team. Oh, it was a … Continue reading

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Perfect weather for sledding

This week and next the kids are out of school for winter break!  We have had the perfect mix of weather for sledding the last 2 weeks.  Last week we got lots of snow and this week the weather is … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho off to see Kim we go!

Monday night for family night we went out to watch the local women’s professional volleyball team, KS Palac play against the Sopot team.  While we like to watch volleyball, this match was a bit more special was that American player, … Continue reading

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A day at the Photo Museum (Muzeum Fotografii)

Last week a few friends and I headed down for a tour of the local Photo Museum here in Bydgoszcz. I drive by it all the time, so when one of them suggested that we go check it out, as … Continue reading

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