Category Archives: Church

President Uchtdorf Visits Poland

We had the most AMAZING weekend to date I think since moving here to Poland.  Why?  We spent the weekend in Warsaw for church meetings. First up was Saturday night Seminary/Institute Graduation.  Wednesday nights for this past school year I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day in Poland

Yesterday was Mother’s Day in Poland.  So one would think it would be a relaxing day for me, right?  Wrong! I started the morning first taking the kids to school(yes, we are still in school here for another month) and … 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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I Love Being a Mom

Yes, I love being a mom!  Yesterday was Mother’s Day in the US (in Poland it is in a few weeks) but we celebrated yesterday. My girls woke me up bright and early at 06:30 in the morning with scrambled … Continue reading

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Mormon Helping Hands

As if the pierogi get together was not enough excitement this weekend, we had another fun event on Saturday. Szlachetna Paczka is one of the Polish charities here that my family and I are big supporters of.  The other day … Continue reading

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Where are you from?

The other afternoon the girls and I were out for a walk here in town and we ran into one of the sets of our church missionaries here in town.  We did not recognize one the young men as they … Continue reading

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Scripture Mastery Night

Wednesday nights are something I look forward too a lot!  Why?  Because I teach seminary/bible study at my church to high school and university age kids.   Last week though I have to say it was probably one of the … Continue reading

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That time of month again

Today is that time of month again that I dread the most…NO not that kind of problem but we have to say good-bye to some wonderful church missionaries we have at our church here in Bydgoszcz.   Every 9 weeks … 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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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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All Saint’s Day (Wszystkich Świętych)

Yesterday’s blog post I mentioned how beautiful Poland turns on this one day a year, All Saint’s Day in Poland.   Well here a just a few OK, a lot of pictures I took yesterday from 1 of the cemeteries I … 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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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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And so it begins…

And so it begins…my Wednesday nights are no longer hanging out in the yard with the kids or watching TV with the hubby!  Tonight I started teaching seminary & institute classes at church. Some of you might be wondering what … Continue reading

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And another good-bye!

Last night we had to say good-bye too 2 more of our church missionaries.  They are off to another adventure in Poland.  One is off to Poznan and another is off to Szczecin.  We also had 2 new missionaries come … Continue reading

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I am REALLY disliking goodbyes!

I am REALLY disliking goodbyes Last night was yet another night we had to say goodbye to some friends!  These are just not ordinary friends but kind of my sons since they are the same age as mine.  We have … Continue reading

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Family Home Evening Church Style

Family Home Evening Church Style Monday was a special night for us.  I help organize a Family Home Evening at our church because we had special visitors in town, our church mission president and his wife!  First for you non-LDS, … 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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A Visit to…Blue Church, Bratislava, Slovakia

A Visit to…Blue Church, Bratislava, Slovakia I mentioned a few weeks ago we went to Bratislava, Slovakia.  One of the things we stumbled upon when walking to the neighborhood grocery store was this… So of course I had to go … Continue reading

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Happy Easter or Wesołych Świąt!

I just want to wish all my blog readers a….. Afrikaans – Geseënde Paasfees Albanian- Gëzuar Pashkët Amharic- me’elkam fasika Arabic (Lebanese)- El masi7 2am Arabic- (Modern Standard) (fiṣḥ sa’īd)- فصح سعيد Armenian (Eastern) Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց Aromanian- Hristolu s-aflà! (Christ … Continue reading

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It is GREAT to be 8!

It is GREAT to be 8! Last Saturday was a REALLY special day for us! Little Ella got baptised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-Day Saints!! In our church we baptise children when it is their 8th … 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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A Day of Highs and Lows!

Yesterday was a day that showed me the highs of living here in Poland as well and the lows of living in Poland! The morning started out with a BIG BANG(the positive of the day)!  I was able to got … Continue reading

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