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Happy Mother’s Day – Dzień Matki!

One of the perks of living in Poland is that I get to celebrate Mother’s Day twice in one month!  In Poland Mother’s Day or as they say here in Poland Dzien Matki is always celebrated today the 26th of … Continue reading

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Where did April go?

I have gotten several emails and Facebook posts asking if I am still here…..well, I am!  I mentioned a few months ago that I started working as an English teacher here in town.   At first it started as just … Continue reading

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Is that a Goose?

It is the time of year here in Bydgoszcz where a lot of restaurants serve a lot of goose dishes and I love goose, so I am in heaven now when we eat out.  The other weekend there was a … Continue reading

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What a Month

YES, I am still alive!!  I can’t believe it has been over a month since I have posted anything on the blog. Well this past month has been completely crazy in our house….. Lots of Scouting activities HOMEWORK, HOMEWORK and … 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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Boleslawiec Polish Pottery Festival Day 2

Yesterday’s blog post I show you how fabulous last Saturday was for me in Boleslawiec, Poland during their annual Polish Pottery Festival.  Well Sunday was just as fabulous! It was another fun day and my feet were so sore from all … Continue reading

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Boleslawiec Polish Pottery Festival Day 1

Oh I have no words for how AWESOME my weekend was!  I went with another friend to the annual Polish Pottery Festival in Boleslawiec, Poland.  This festival is 5 days of ceramics, concerts, parades, exhibits, handi-crafts, antique market and a … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…WR Outlet Store in Boleslawiec

WR Ceramika is yet another pottery place in Boleslawiec, Poland.  Yes, there are still a few more we have yet to explore. WR has 2 stores in Boleslawiec, the main store located just down the block from Andy’s.  The outlet … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Ceramika Trycz, Boleslawiec, Poland

Yes, this is yet another blog post on yet another Polish pottery store in Boleslawiec, Poland.  Why yet another one?  Because in 4 days(not that I am counting) is the Boleslawiec annual Polish Pottery Festival!!  I have had lots of … Continue reading

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Time to Eat in Boleslawiec Poland

After a long day of shopping for Polish pottery it is time for a good Polish food.  In Boleslawiec there is an AMAZING restaurant that you need to stop and try Polish food if you go there. Opalkowa Chata needs to … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Apple & Bacon Smalec

I mentioned last week we have been using as many apples as my family can eat without getting sick of them.  One of ways we used some apples was with making…smalac. If you eat at a restaurant that serves typical … 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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Red Bull Air Race in Gdynia

Last Sunday we went back to one of my favorite areas of Poland…the Gdansk/Sopot/Gdynia area.  Yes, the wonderful beaches they have up there is just one of the reasons why we love going up there.  We went up there for … 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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Tomato Rut

Yet another perk of us moving last summer into this new house is that we are able to have a nice little container garden in the front part of our house.  When we were living in the US we always … Continue reading

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Warsaw Planetarium

When we were at the science museum in Warsaw last week we also went and did the planetarium which is attached to the museum. Since my husband’s foot is still quite sore from when he broke it 8 weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Copernicus Science Museum Time

As you could tell by my last post we spent the latter part of last week in Warsaw, Poland. For all of you who sent me messages, THANKS!  She made it safely to the US and is already enjoying shopping … 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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Bonfires, Bread and Beer

Saturday night we were off to enjoy a bonfire at one of my husband’s co-workers house.  We have had lots of dinners at friends houses and we have hosted lots of bbq’s at our house but we had yet to … Continue reading

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American Girl Sweepstakes

It has been a CRAZY week in our house as we have some guests in town visiting so our days lately have been sightseeing with them, so hence the reason for not a whole lot of posts this week! BUT … 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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I Just Want to Cry

How easily do I cry? Where the Red Fern Grows, The Green Mile, Pay it Forward, The Patriot and 17 Miracles are instant tear jerker movies for me. When I go on the Godvine website and watch dog rescue’s I better have … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Tyrcz Pottery

Yes, there are still more shops in Boleslawiec that I have yet too talk about and YES, there even more that I will be blogging about here soon. If you are looking for unique one of a kind pieces of … 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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