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Off to another beautiful walk,

The other day a few of the wives from my husbands work and I got together and were off to another beautiful walk doing a city tour of the old town area of Bydgoszcz.  Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate … Continue reading

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Another day, another festival!

I happened to be shopping at one of the local malls Thursday and I stumbled upon this…  Yes, it was a little festival selling traditional Polish stuff and a few other things.  After looking at the flyer it looked like … 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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Hot dog pizza anyone?

Several weeks ago one of the local grocery store chains “Lidl” had America week.  In THIS previous post I talked about some of the goodies they have during their “America” week. Well for dinner it was clean out the freezer … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Polish Festival of Taste in Gruczno (Festiwal smaku Gruczno)

Yesterday we headed out to check out a local festival.  This one was all about FOOD, Polish festival of taste in a village just down the road from us in Gruczno.  I will have to admit one of the reasons … Continue reading

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What do I miss about The Netherlands?

What do I miss about The Netherlands? Last week we were back in The Netherlands for a week and the girls and I did some exploring and visiting old friends. Over the week I realized how much I miss The … Continue reading

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Dutch McDonald’s

Of course a holiday with kids means at least one stop here.. Last week we were in The Netherlands for a holiday of sorts.  But one of the neatest things was at one of the McDonald’s we stopped at one … Continue reading

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A Visit to….Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland

A Visit to….Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland This weekend was a fun-filled one for me and the girls!  Bright and early Saturday morning the girls and I head up to the northern part of Poland to Gdansk.  I was asked to … Continue reading

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Have you ever wondered?

Have you ever wondered? So yesterday I am not sure where my brain was because was having some of the craziest thoughts like… So yes, my brain was in a far off galaxy yesterday and my camera just happened to … 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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International Food and Fun!

 International Food and Fun! Last Friday was a F-U-N day for us! Where the hubby works they did a International Day fair type thing since they have people from all over Europe, US and Canada.  Most of the different countries … Continue reading

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Celebrating Queen’s Day!

Celebrating Queen’s Day! Happy belated Queen’s Day to all my Dutch friends and family! Yes, I know I am not Dutch but when you live in a country for 6 AMAZING years you to tend to take on a few … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Dutch Rice Pudding (Rijstebrij)

Time to Cook…Dutch Rice Pudding (Rijstebrij) As you know we moved to Poland a year ago from the Netherlands and I do get homesick for Dutch culture and food.  Well last week a few friends I got together to learn … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day in Poland

International Women’s Day in Poland On Friday it was International Women’s Day now I know for many of you, you probably had no clue about it!  I had never heard of it until me moved here to Poland.  It is … Continue reading

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Our Newest Neighborhood Eatery!

Our Newest Neighborhood Eatery! I know you are probably wondering what is an “Eatery”?  To be honest I don’t even know what it is but I am not sure what to call this place that opened up about a month … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Fruit Pizza (Owoce Pizzeria)

Well today a few friends and I got together for our monthly cooking class.  It was my turn to host the group, so instead of me teaching them I did a “beach” theme!  I had everyone bring their favorite summer … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in Poland!

Valentine’s Day in Poland! I know this is a bit late but life got the best of me yesterday! I was sicker than sick with the stomach bug yesterday so I spent ALL day in bed having a Criminal Minds … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Come to Poland!!!

Am I losing my mind for doing 2 blog posts in a row about doughnuts?  YES!!!  The stars are in alignment this week for me to give me the excuse to eat them twice in one week!  As you know Thursday … Continue reading

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Paczki Day in Poland – aka National Jelly Doughnut Day!

Paczki Day in Poland – aka National Jelly Doughnut Day! It is FAT THURSDAY in Poland today! In Poland they celebrate Fat Thursday unlike in the US were we celebrate Fat Tuesday. They eat paczki all day long(Ok not all … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Carrot Cookies!

Well it is time for Tasteful Tuesday! Time to Cook…Carrot Cookies! Late last fall carrots where CRAZY cheap here along with potatoes and onions!  If I remember right I paid less than $2 for a 11 pound bag of carrots. … Continue reading

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Time to Cook… Doritos Hotdish!

Welcome to Tasteful Tuesday’s!   Time to Cook… Doritos Hotdish! One of goals for this year on my blog is to post a new recipe every Tuesday, so hence the name.  Of course I am going to have LOTS of … Continue reading

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A Hamburger Never Tasted So Good!

Last night it was suppose to get to -20 below 0 and with the wind chill it would be -27!!  So we decided to bring a bit of summer inside to warm us up for dinner tonight! We usually have … Continue reading

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I Got a New Polish Cookbook!

I Got a New Polish Cookbook! Yesterday I was at a local bookstore here looking for books for the English conversation classes I teach unfortunately fortunately right next right next to where I was looking was the cookbook section! Unfortunately the book is … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Turkish Sesame Cookies

One of my friends is from Turkey and when I had the Amber jewelry party a few weeks ago at my house, she came over and brought some WONDERFUL cookies over!  I fell love with the cookies and so did my kids. … 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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