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It’s time for a pizza party!

So Saturday was “E’s” big birthday I was telling you about that “E” was sewing aprons for. Since “E” was turning 9 years old this year it is a hard age to plan a party for.  She is getting to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Poland!

Happy New Year from Poland! For the first time in celebrating 22 New Year’s together, my husband and I celebrated New Year’s without our kids.  We went out with a few friends to a local hotel that was having a … Continue reading

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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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Holiday party time

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.  Yes, I love the Christmas holiday time but in the same breath it is almost the most stressful time of year because of all the different holiday parties.  If you … 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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Turkey Day in Poland

Yet another tradition that no matter where we live, we celebrate is Thanksgiving.  Last Thursday was no exception.  But what made this day extra special is that 4 of our church missionaries wanted to do all the cooking just that … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I wanted to wish all my American friends and family….. Even though we are in Poland and today is like any other day, kids going to school, husband going to work and me hitting the gym, we are still have … Continue reading

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Happy Name Day “E”

Well the other day was big day here in Poland, “E’s” Name Day. Once again another perk of taking my kids out of the International school here and immersing them in a more traditional Polish school is that they are … Continue reading

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Halloween party time

So last week was a crazy week for several reasons which I will be blogging about this week but one of the reasons was for Halloween!  No, Halloween is not celebrated like we do in the US but I saw … Continue reading

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All Saint’s Day (Wszystkich Świętych)

Yesterday’s blog post I mentioned how beautiful Poland turns on this one day a year, All Saint’s Day in Poland.   Well here a just a few OK, a lot of pictures I took yesterday from 1 of the cemeteries I … Continue reading

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One of the many perks

Days like to today are one of the BIG highlights of living here in Poland, All Saints Day! One of the many perks of living in a different country is learning about their traditions and customs.   From living here … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day from Poland

Happy Father’s Day from Poland! In Poland they are not celebrating Father’s Day today as they celebrate it here in a few weeks but celebrated the US holiday anyway today. One of the perks of living in Poland is getting … 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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Happy Mother’s Day! Dzien Matki!

Happy Mother’s Day! Dzien Matki! Today is Mother’s Day here in Poland!  So it is kind of neat that we celebrate this wonderful day twice in this family.  For the American one a few weeks ago my hubby was in … 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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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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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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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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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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It’s Thanksgiving!!

I know for most American’s it is Thanksgiving Day which means eat until your are too stuffed to move, be with family and friends you love, watch the Macy’s Parade and football on the television.  Unfortunately not for us!  This one … Continue reading

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All Saint’s Day in Poland! (Wszystkich Świętych)

Yesterday, my family and I along with my friend Rachael went out and experienced one of the neatest holidays here in Poland, All Saint’s Day. What is All Saints Day?  It is a Catholic holiday that people all over Poland … Continue reading

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My Inner Martha Came Out Yesterday!

Well the weather is cooling down, the heat is kicking on so that must mean one thing…Fall is officially here! To help get in the mood I needed to get the front doorway decorated in the fall spirit.  Being here in Poland … Continue reading

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Polish Army Day Holiday.

Today here in Poland is the Polish Army Day.  Why do they have a holiday for the Army?   The Battle of Warsaw in 1920 is remembered on this day.  The day is also the Day of Assumption for many … Continue reading

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Warsaw Uprising

What makes today one of the most sacred days in Warsaw, Poland?  We all know the horror’s of World World II but not any one day is more special to the Polish people then today. The Warsaw Uprising started on August 1st, … Continue reading

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