Tag Archives: Bydgoszcz

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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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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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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And the party continues

As if “E”s birthday party on Saturday was fun enough in the morning, I decided to punish myself some more that Saturday night by taking the girls and 3 of their friends to the men’s professional volleyball team here in … Continue reading

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What is that white stuff?

Guess what started falling from the sky here in Poland this afternoon? It is the middle of January and short of 2 days in early December we have not had any snow.  So I am beyond excited to finally get … 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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Happy New Year from Poland!

Happy New Year from Poland! For the first time in celebrating 22 New Year’s together, my husband and I celebrated New Year’s without our kids.  We went out with a few friends to a local hotel that was having a … Continue reading

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Where did 2013 go?

Is anyone else saying….where did the year 2013 go?   We have had a CRAZY, FUN FILLED, FAST PACED, ADVENTUROUS or long story short, NEVER A DULL DAY for us 2013! Here are my top 10 blog posts according to … Continue reading

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One last shopping trip for the season

A week and half ago I was able to sneak in one last shopping trip for the season to the local ornament factory, Sopel, to get a few new ornaments for this year.  A reader from my blog sent me a … 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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Counting my blessings!

Another day of living here in Poland when I am counting my blessings for everything I have! First up was  a Christmas play at the local orphanage for supports of the orphanage which was done by the kids. Then this … Continue reading

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The Newest International School in Bydgoszcz

Well guess what went up last week at the school my girls attend here in Bydgoszcz? So what does this mean?  A lot of more positives changes are coming to this school and my girl’s education here in Poland!   … Continue reading

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Time I dread the most

Well what have I been up to the last 2 and half days in between holiday parties, school activities and life in general? The time I dread the most about living in Poland, applying for our “Resident Card” to live … 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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She came home

What a fun and crazy weekend we had!  Why? She came home! My favorite adopted daughter, Rachael was playing volleyball here this weekend.  The team she is playing on this year, MKS Dabrowa, is ONLY a 6 hour drive away! … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I wanted to wish all my American friends and family….. Even though we are in Poland and today is like any other day, kids going to school, husband going to work and me hitting the gym, we are still have … 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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SZLACHETNA PACZKA (Noble Box)

It is that time of year again when I really start getting into the holiday spirit and what can I do help others spread holiday cheer to others.   Last year one of my blogs readers, Andrzej introduced me to … Continue reading

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Who likes Italian cooking?

Yesterday was yet another cooking class, who likes Italian cooking? I participated in yet another cooking class with a few of my friends.  My friend Patryk who has done other cooking classes for us taught us more wonder Italian dishes. … Continue reading

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Who’s hungry for some PapaGrande

Well I mentioned all the weight I have gained while living here and one of the reason’s why was because of the GOOD restaurants here.  One of the restaurants is called PapaGrande. Patryk has come a friend of mine over … Continue reading

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Yes, I am overweight

Yes, I am saying it publicly…..Yes, I am overweight! I have never been in denial that I am overweight but a week and half ago I had to go shopping to get some new jeans and well I do not … Continue reading

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Time to visit…. Chor Alexandrov (Red Army Choir)

Yes, yesterday was  busy for me.  Not only did a celebrate Poland’s Independence Day with my kids; I also went out to a concert with some friends of mine.  We went to see Chor Alexandrov. They are an old Russian choir, … Continue reading

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