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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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Volleyball is back in Poland!

Woo Hoo, women’s volleyball is back in Poland! This weekend we headed down to Poznan to watch the kind of sort of start of the 2013/2014 professional Polish women’s volleyball season.   Are we volleyball junkies?  In a weird sort … Continue reading

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Guess who is back?

Any ideas to guess who is back today in Poland?   My other daughter by another mother and father, aka my “adopted” daughter, Rachael!! I cannot believe over the last 3 months she is been traveling all over the world … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Ritzville, Washington

One of the main stops during our trip to was my husbands home town Ritzville, Washington.  It is small town about an hour and off outside of Spokane, Washington.  If you have driven in Washington you more than likely have … Continue reading

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Close encounters of the BUFFALO kind

In my last post you saw this picture… Well here is the story behind the picture… Then I quickly but in a slow motion started walking backwards towards the girls and to get them.  The buffalo was just walking slowly … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Yellowstone National Park

Time to visit…Yellowstone National Park During our holiday back in the USA we did manage to take 1 day to ourselves and actually not see one family member!  Crazy I know but we were to close not to take one … Continue reading

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I am leaving on a jet plane

I am leaving on a jet plane…. OK not really, but I did 3 weeks ago back to the USA to visit family and friends.  We had not been back as a family in about 4 and half years, so … Continue reading

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25 AWESOME TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL LIFE

25 AWESOME TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL LIFE! I recently came across this list on Facebook and it made me think.  How many of these do I do to make sure I am as happy as I can be? So here is … Continue reading

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International Kindness Project is today!

International Kindness Project is today! The Kindness Project began in 1996 as a way for families to honor their deceased child and to help themselves heal. Now, years later, almost 2,000,000 (yes, two million!) Kindness Project cards have been used around the … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day from Poland!

 Happy Memorial Day from Poland! Days like today make living in Poland HARD!!!  If we were in the US we would either be surrounded by family and friends and either way we would in the yard bbq’ing celebrating those military … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Poznan Half Marathon

Time to Visit…Pozan Half Marathon Last weekend we were out and about again this time to Poznan, Poland for the hubby to run his first marathon(OK half) in Poland.  Poznan is about 2 hours away from us so it wasn’t that bad … Continue reading

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Time to Visit….Bratislava Marathon

Time to Visit….Bratislava Marathon I know I have not posted a lot this past week and half but I have a REALLY good excuse!  My husband was off running another half marathon, this time in Bratislava Slovakia! I love it when my husband … 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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Time to Tango!

Time to Tango! Last weekend my husband and I expanded our horizons a bit and did something that has been on our bucket list to do together for a while, we took a TANGO lesson! Crazy huh?  After being married … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes on House Hunters International TV Show!

Behind the Scenes on House Hunters International TV Show! We finally saw our House Hunters International TV show the other weekend!  It was CRAZY to watch ourselves on television.  I saw it originally when it aired in the USA back in September … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Rachael’s (or is it Rachel’s?)

It is hard to believe but volleyball season is almost finished here in Poland!  The regular season finished 2 weeks ago and last week started the Polish Cup and in a few  weeks the ORLEN league championship tournament will start. First off, I never … Continue reading

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Want to See Where I Live?

Want to See Where I Live? Just want to quick say to all my Polish readers, tomorrow(if you are reading this on Saturday) or today(if you reading this on Sunday) at 13:30 on the Travel Channel will be our House … Continue reading

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Fireworks in Poland!

Well last night, New Year’s Eve was a kids dream in, FIREWORKS in Poland!!  Now in the US we only do fireworks on the 4th of July so it was fun to do it in winter coats but trying to … Continue reading

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Happy New Years (Sylwester)!

Happy New Years or in Polish Sylwester! It is hard to believe but today is the last day of 2012 already.  Are you like me wondering where did the time go?  The year just flew by with us all the … 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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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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Yet Another Great Volleyball Game!

Yesterday, marked the being of our crazy week!!  But we kicked it off in style by going to our newest family member Rachael’s volleyball game.  KS Palac team was playing against the top team in Poland so it either was … Continue reading

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A Visit to…Oberammergau, Germany

I know I have not posted a lot the past week, so my apologies   But I have a GOOD excuse, we were on in Oberammergau, Germany for a work conference for my husband.  The kids and I tagged along with him … Continue reading

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