Tag Archives: Easter

Happy Wet Monday (Śmigus-Dyngus)

Today is unique holiday here in Poland.  It is called Śmigus-Dyngus or in easy words, Wet Monday! Traditionally, boys throw water over girls and spank them with pussy willow branches.  In the old days boys would sneak into the girls … Continue reading

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Happy Easter – Wesołych Świąt

I want to wish all of you a very happy and blessed Happy Easter or as they say here in Poland…Wesołych Świąt! Today we had the typical Easter dinner with family and friends.  “E” made a typical Polish vegetable salad … Continue reading

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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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“Artichoke” Polish Ribbon Easter Decorating

As I mentioned yesterday, I love how the Polish people here decorate Easter eggs here! 2 weeks ago a few friends and I got together once again to learn a traditional craft here that is done during Easter and Christmas. … Continue reading

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Polish Easter Eggs

Hi, my name is Kelley and I am addicted to Polish decorated Easter eggs.  I LOVE Polish decorated Easter eggs! Every year that we live here in Poland my Easter egg collection is getting bigger and bigger. How could you … Continue reading

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Time to make….Polish Easter Palms

One the things I am enjoying about living here in Poland the longer I am here, is learning about all of their different customs that go with the different holidays.  The first year in any country that we have lived … Continue reading

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Happy Easter or Wesołych Świąt!

I just want to wish all my blog readers a….. Afrikaans – Geseënde Paasfees Albanian- Gëzuar Pashkët Amharic- me’elkam fasika Arabic (Lebanese)- El masi7 2am Arabic- (Modern Standard) (fiṣḥ sa’īd)- فصح سعيد Armenian (Eastern) Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց Aromanian- Hristolu s-aflà! (Christ … Continue reading

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Decorating Eggs Polish Style!

Decorating Eggs Polish Style The other day I was lucky enough to take part in a workshop about different ways they decorate eggs here in Poland.  These workshops are offered here FREE of charge through the cities cultural program.  How … Continue reading

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Easter Craft Market in Torun, Poland

Easter Craft Market in Torun, Poland This afternoon me and the hubby went to Easter Craft market in Torun, Poland.  This event was only held today and we missed it last year, so this was on our to do list today!  … Continue reading

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