Category Archives: Bydgoszcz

Kayaking the Brda River

Last Saturday a friend of mine coordinated a kayaking trip down the canal and river that goes through Bydgoszcz.  I grew up canoeing so I was in complete heaven when she offered. Our first house here in Bydgoszcz was right … Continue reading

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Men’s World Volleyball Championship

Where have I been over the last week? Watching this… I have been talking about this tournament for several weeks and it was finally here!!  The girls and I were beyond excited that 5 of the days of the tournament … Continue reading

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Here We Come Sokrates

What a day yesterday was!  Why?  School officially started for “A” & “E” who are going into 2nd and 4th grade. This year once again they are going to Sokrates International Primary School here in Bydgoszcz.  We absolutely enjoyed last … Continue reading

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Eating Like a Local

In every town all of the world there is spot where the “locals” eat that you won’t find in any travel guide.  When we travel VERY rarely will you find us eating on the main streets of the city but … Continue reading

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Trickline, Slackline or Highline

I know this is really late but in May we went to watch something called a “Trickline,” “Highline” or some call it “Slackline” competition.  Whatever you want to call it…it is AWESOME! This all happened the first weekend in May … Continue reading

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Dirty Carrots and Cheese

On the first Sunday of the month for 4 hours there is a farmers market type event here in town at a local nightclub.  A friend has been telling me about these for a while and that I really need … Continue reading

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Ristorante del Mercato

The other day I went to another “till we meet again” dinner.  This time it was one of my dearest friends that I have made here in Poland.  Her husband works with mine and they are from Slovakia.  When we … Continue reading

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Bydgoszcz Busker Fest 2014

Where to start about our last Saturday? My hubby had to work on Saturday so the girls and I had some free time to fill.  Luckily it was the Busker Festival time here in Bydgoszcz and 2 years ago we went … Continue reading

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STUDIO Pod Labedziem

Well yesterday we finally picked up “L’s” Senior/Graduation pictures and all I can say is… WOW, she is defiantly not my baby anymore! Last week I talked about the pictures that STUDIO Pod Labedziem did for my oldest daughter and here … Continue reading

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She is Not My Baby

Tuesday evening “L” and I did yet another tradition of being a high school Senior….SENIOR PICTURES!!! In the US a lot of kids in their last year of high school during this senior year do a photo shoot with nice … Continue reading

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Where Did The Year Go

Last Friday was finally the last day of school here in Poland for my youngest 2 girls!  Yes, it seems like they go to school FOREVER here compared to the US since most of my friends back home kids have … Continue reading

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Primo Ice Cream Time

The other day I took “E” and a friend of hers to one of the BEST ice cream places here in Bydgoszcz, Cafe Primo. The locals here in town all say this is the place to go for ice cream … Continue reading

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Men’s Volleyball World Championship

Last night for the us was AMAZING again for my girls and I! Why?  We got tickets to this! For those of you not in Poland or not a volleyball fan, this was a ticket for the Poland vs. Brazil … Continue reading

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Za Piecem Restaurant

Yes, I love to cook and yes, I love to eat out just as much! Friday afternoon we headed out for lunch with the last our guests before they head back to the US.  These 2 guests were only here … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Hi Ho Off to School We Go

It is hard to believe that only in the 1st grade “A” as of this week has attended 3 different school buildings in her short education span.  Crazy huh?  But this 3rd school building is worth it!  The school that … Continue reading

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Soprano Pizzeria in Bydgoszcz

So a few weeks ago at the Charity Auction I helped organize, one of the items that I won was a big basket that was named “Taste of Bydgoszcz.”  The basket was full of gift certificates from lots of different … Continue reading

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International Kids Day 2014

Saturday according to my youngest 2 kids…”this is the GREATEST day EVER” celebrating International Kids Day 2014. Before moving to Poland I had never heard of this day before but here it is hugely popular and celebrated throughout the whole … Continue reading

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The Newest District in Poland

Yesterday was an AWESOME day at church!!  OK, yes I say that a lot about our church activities but this one is one that can never be repeated again!! Our  branch here in Bydgoszcz became part of a newly formed … Continue reading

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Trams of Bydgoszcz Past

The beginning of the month was a holiday weekend here so all sorts of exciting things were happening here in town. One thing that happens here during special holidays is that they run a couple of the old original trams … Continue reading

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Another Successful Auction

Last Friday night was a HUGE success for a fundraiser for the local orphanage that I was organizing with the help of one my most amazing friends! Like I mentioned in a post last week, I was totally excited for … Continue reading

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Who’s Ready for an Auction

Yes, I am still alive but I have not been posting a lot lately because my life in centered around putting together my annual charity auction that I do each year.  This event is the highlight in my year every … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of the Bydgoszcz Zoo

Today “A” and I headed over to the zoo in town for a sheep shearing demonstration they were doing with the sheep they have in the zoo.  Since we were all ready at the zoo, we walked around for bit … Continue reading

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Zumba time

Saturday according to “A” was the best day EVER!!  Why?  We finally were able to do her 7th birthday party.  The poor kid on her actually birthday 2 weeks ago had some sort of Measles that is going around here. … Continue reading

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Taste Club in Poland

One of the perks of living in Poland (or overseas in general) is trying out new food!  From all of our travels while living here in Europe one of the things I remember the most from all different places are … Continue reading

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Pyszne.pl & Giveaway

I will be the first to admit that at times I am lazy when it comes to cooking dinner. I love the thought of calling up a local restaurant to deliver dinner to our house.  But wait, I don’t speak … Continue reading

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