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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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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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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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A Tour Of Krakow

A Tour Of Krakow When people are thinking of visiting Poland, Kraków is one of the first places that comes to mind. In fact, thanks to its beautiful architecture, medieval history and vibrant city life, Kraków is the most popular … 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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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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What a weekend!

So yesterday I mentioned that we headed down south to Poznan for the volleyball tournament and to meet up with our other kind of, sort of kid, Rachael who just flew back but we had other highlights too over the … 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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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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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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A Day With Lots of “Downs”!

Yesterday was another day with lots of downs!  I spent the majority of the day with one of my girls on her class field trip.  Now this was not just a day to the zoo or to the movies, we … Continue reading

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Who is Ready for a Christmas Party?

One of the great things about this time of year is all the Christmas parties!  Tonight we did our church Christmas party.   One of the neat things about being here is learning all the different Polish customs that come … Continue reading

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Doing Something Bigger Than You and Me, Volunteering for Szlachetna Paczka!

Last Friday and Saturday afternoon will be 2 days that I will not forget anytime soon!  A few weeks ago I received an email from a blog reader, Andrzej, telling me about a charity here in Poland called Szlanchetna Paczka.  Well he … Continue reading

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Volleyball, Thanksgiving, Hello’s and Good-Bye’s in Poland!

Right after church yesterday the girls and I headed out to another KS Palac game to cheer on Rachael and the rest of the Bydgoszcz team!   Unfortunately, they lost 0-3.  While it was not good for KS Palac to be done … Continue reading

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What a Blessing!

I have always said there was a higher reason why we came here to Bydgoszcz.  Well yesterday proved yet again why we are here. As many of you know from my previous posts, I am a member of The Church … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

The other week for our Young Women’s church youth group, I wanted to see how many of our church leaders they knew.  Here is link to see how many different general authorities we have in our church.   Many of whom help with … Continue reading

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1 Year Ago Today My World Changed Yet Again!

It is hard to believe but one year ago today, we packed our car and our van and drove to move from The Netherlands to Bydgoszcz, Poland!  Yep, I have officially have been in Poland for 365 days!  CRAZY!!! Never in my … Continue reading

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Women’s Conference in Warsaw

Last Friday and Saturday I was blessed to have the opportunity to attend my church’s Relief Society Conference in Warsaw.  For those of you who don’t know what the Relief Society is, well is it the women’s group of The … Continue reading

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