Category Archives: Blogging Fun

Fun Facts about Poland

The other day one of my Polish blog readers sent me a link that he thought I might enjoy reading. The link went to a Tumbler account “This is Poland!” It was a bunch fun facts about Poland.  Some of … Continue reading

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Athletes Abroad Pen Pals

The other day the youngest 2 became pen pals with 2 American professional volleyball players and members of the US National Volleyball Team, Rachael Adams and Kim Hill.  OK, yes we already know them on a personal level but Rachael … Continue reading

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BINGO Time

One of the fun things I miss about the US is the game BINGO!   Growing up in North Dakota bingo was a game that was played quite often for fundraisers with church groups, youth groups or other charity groups. … Continue reading

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Tacky holiday sweaters

Yes, even in Poland they have tacky holiday sweaters! I was shopping the other day at a local store and my girls come running up to me and pull me over to this……. The worse part?  The elf one even … Continue reading

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Well that was fun

Several friends and I have formed a cooking club, since a good share of them are from other countries we all want to know how and what each of us cook in home countries.  Well, a Groupon coupon that I … Continue reading

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Reading week comes to Poland

One thing that is a highlight for any school in the US or even the international schools that my kids went to in the Netherlands or Panama is “Reading Week.”  So when talking with the staff of the girls new … Continue reading

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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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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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Graceful is NOT my middle name!

On of the reason’s why I enjoy living here in Poland (or any of the other countries so far) is because of online newspapers that I can read.  OK, I cannot read Polish but there is this thing called “Google … Continue reading

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The thing that drives my husband crazy!

It is hard to believe but I am turning the B-I-G 40 here in a few weeks.   One of the things that my husband hates about my birthday or any holiday for that matter is getting me a present, … Continue reading

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25 AWESOME TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL LIFE

25 AWESOME TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL LIFE! I recently came across this list on Facebook and it made me think.  How many of these do I do to make sure I am as happy as I can be? So here is … 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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I NEED YOUR HELP, PRETTY PLEASE!

I need your help blog readers!! As you can see to the right and down a bit, I have a badge that says I am in the top 25 blogs of military moms according to the Circle of Moms website … Continue reading

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Surprise Birthday Time!

Surprise Birthday Time! Today one of church missionaries here in Bydgoszcz is celebrating his 20th birthday. During my normal Wednesday night bible study at church that I teach, I surprised him with balloons and cookie cakes! It is not often … Continue reading

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Yes, I Sound Funny!

Yes, I Sound Funny! Well if want to know what I sound like when I am trying to speak Polish click the link below to have a good laugh! American Embassy staff speaks Polish The video is made by the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Honey!

Well today is my husband’s birthday! So, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HONEY!!! We have been celebrating 21 years of birthday’s together!  Here we are celebrating his 21st birthday, 21 years ago!! I LOVE YOU and I cannot wait to celebrate the next … Continue reading

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Photo Day 24.0 at Hotel Bohema

The other week I was privileged enough to take part in something called “Photo Day 24.0.”  This event was hosted by the local news group, Moje Miasto Bydgoszcz at the local Hotel Bohema. They had 30 different photographers go in groups through the hotel and … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day in Poland

International Women’s Day in Poland On Friday it was International Women’s Day now I know for many of you, you probably had no clue about it!  I had never heard of it until me moved here to Poland.  It is … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes on House Hunters International TV Show!

Behind the Scenes on House Hunters International TV Show! We finally saw our House Hunters International TV show the other weekend!  It was CRAZY to watch ourselves on television.  I saw it originally when it aired in the USA back in September … 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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30 Ways an Expat Knows They Live in Poland!

30 Ways an Expat Knows They Live in Poland! If you have never lived in Poland before, you just won’t understand 30 Reasons you know you’re an American Family living in Poland (or have lived in Poland)… 1. Ausfahrt isn’t funny anymore … Continue reading

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2012, Who Would have Thought!

2012, Who Would Have Thought? Well it is that time of year where you start reviewing your 2012 in different ways, like taxes, doing your 2012 photo albums or books or if you are business with annual reports.  I LOVE reports!  I … Continue reading

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Fireworks in Poland!

Well last night, New Year’s Eve was a kids dream in, FIREWORKS in Poland!!  Now in the US we only do fireworks on the 4th of July so it was fun to do it in winter coats but trying to … Continue reading

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Happy New Years (Sylwester)!

Happy New Years or in Polish Sylwester! It is hard to believe but today is the last day of 2012 already.  Are you like me wondering where did the time go?  The year just flew by with us all the … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions in Poland

Merry Christmas from Poland! Well being our first real Christmas here, I am learning all sorts of Christmas traditions in Poland which are unique to me. First up that is unique to me is that Christmas Eve is the BIG … Continue reading

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