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Oh fudge I forgot Jim’s Birthday!!

I just realized that in 4 days it is my husband’s birthday!  It is too late to order anything from the states to be here in time as mail can take anywhere from 5 days to 3+ weeks to get … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day via TruKids

So when are coming back? While they may not celebrate the 4th of July here in Poland but they do celebrate Constitution Day, which is today!  So like my growing up days in North Dakota celebrating at the lake or … Continue reading

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May Holiday Week!

Well I thought the Christmas holiday season was the only time of year when stores closed for days on end well guess what? Well not here in Poland!!  My dear husband has this WHOLE week off from work, CRAZY huh? … Continue reading

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Do you have your flowers and chocolate ready?

It’s Miedzynarodowy Dzien Kobiet

Attention men: Do you have your chocolate and/or flowers ready for all the women in your life today?  Why? Because today, March 8th, the women receive flowers and gifts from their loved ones.  In Poland the International Women’s Day was an official holiday, but was a working day. After the fall

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Valentine’s Party Time!

I know Valentines was almost a week ago but on Saturday at our church we had a Valentine’s Party for the adults.  It was small but the nice thing about small parties you really get to have great conversations.   BUT the bad thing about small parties is there is LOTS of food leftover.  Needless to say, my American cupcakes were a hit with the Polish but then all

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It’s Paczki Day (aka jelly doughnut day)!

Much like the French Fat Tuesday, Polish Fat Thursday is a day dedicated to big eating. It marks the start of the final week of pre-Lent celebrations. This year, Fat Thursday is Feb. 16.  While I am not Catholic who cares!  Any excuse to eat a doughnut is good enough for me.

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Valentine’s Polish Style

Well today is the day of love!  One of the things we loved about living in the states is the Melting Pot restaurant.  When living in the St. Louis area, Jim and I ate more than our share of special days there.  Unfortunately the closest Melting Pot is a little more than 4,000 miles from here, so it not like we can just hop in the car and go.  Several months ago Continue reading

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