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Time to Cook…Polish Poppy Seed Cake with Stripes (Makowiec w Paski)

Easter here in Poland means eating some form of poppy-seed cake called Makowiec (the typical one is just like a jelly rolled caked filled with poppy-seed filling).  Almost every grocery store and bakery here in town has them for sale … Continue reading

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Well that was a surprise!

It is hard to believe but our oldest daughter turned 18 on Sunday!  I am starting to feel old now. One of the cons of living here for her is that since there was no school for her here in … Continue reading

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Time to eat….Sekacz or Tree Cake

I know I am behind on posting about Polish holiday traditions as it was a bit crazy during those couple of weeks in my house but there is one tradition that is too good not to tell you about! Not … 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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Time to Cook…Polish Honey-Spice Cake (Piernik)

Happy Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year (which started at sundown on Wednesday, September 4) to all my Jewish readers! Rosh Hashanah is a time to reflect on the past and to look toward the future, and honey has long played … 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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Time to cook…Polish Plum Cake (Placek ze Sliwkami)

I mentioned the other day the girls and I went plum picking and you saw how many of those wonderful plums I brought home.  We can only eat so many plain so off to figure what I could bake with them.  The … Continue reading

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Time to cook….Cinnamon Roll Cake

For those that really know me I am a sucker when it comes to cinnamon rolls.  I LOVE to make them from scratch and I LOVE to eat them too.  If there is cream cheese frosting on them are even … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (#3)

Well it’s Wednesday and that means little or no words from me!  So here is how we spent the last week. So what fun family thing did you do this past week?

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