Tag Archives: Christmas

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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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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Christmas Programs Polish style

Have I mentioned how much I love the holiday season?  I do! Why because of the cute kids Christmas programs it brings. I have seen my share of Christmas programs American style over the last 21 years of having kids … Continue reading

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Time to run the Torun Santa Half Marathon

Well my husband added another Half Marathon to his completion list.   Sunday he ran in Torun, Poland in a really unique one, a Santa or “Mikolajow” themed one.  Every runner received a long-sleeved red shirt and a Santa hat … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Poland!

Merry Christmas from Poland! I hope your Christmas was holly and jolly!  We had a great day with food, friends and family.    First up was a local television station, TVP came to our house in the morning to film … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions in Poland

Merry Christmas from Poland! Well being our first real Christmas here, I am learning all sorts of Christmas traditions in Poland which are unique to me. First up that is unique to me is that Christmas Eve is the BIG … Continue reading

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Finally Made it to a Polish Christmas Market!

 Well yesterday we finally made it to a Polish Christmas Market!  We hopped into our car and headed down a lovely little town Torun.  We have been to several in Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands over the years as this … Continue reading

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Time to Eat Polish and Indian Holiday Food!

Yesterday was another crazy day of the holiday season, which meant I got to each traditional Polish and Indian holiday food!! For lunch several ladies with the Spouses club that I am involved in had lunch at the GREAT restaurant NUVO here … Continue reading

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A Visit to….Sopel Christmas Ornament Factory

One thing that Poland is known for is…Christmas ornaments!  I bet you if you go through your Christmas ornaments at least one is made in Poland.  Well who would have thought but there is a factory right here in Bydgoszcz!!! … Continue reading

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