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That Time of the Month

Life has been totally crazy for us the last 3 weeks!  One of the nights last week it was time to say say good-bye to 4 of our church missionaries.  1 of them was going back to the US as … Continue reading

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I Love Being a Mom

Yes, I love being a mom!  Yesterday was Mother’s Day in the US (in Poland it is in a few weeks) but we celebrated yesterday. My girls woke me up bright and early at 06:30 in the morning with scrambled … Continue reading

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Mormon Helping Hands

As if the pierogi get together was not enough excitement this weekend, we had another fun event on Saturday. Szlachetna Paczka is one of the Polish charities here that my family and I are big supporters of.  The other day … Continue reading

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Where did winter go?

Yesterday I had to head over to the Tourist office here in town to pick up some brochures for some new pen-pals that the girls got from a program that they are participating in(more about it in another post).  I took … Continue reading

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That time of month again

Today is that time of month again that I dread the most…NO not that kind of problem but we have to say good-bye to some wonderful church missionaries we have at our church here in Bydgoszcz.   Every 9 weeks … Continue reading

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“C” is for Cookie

Another perk of this time of year is Christmas baking! Growing up my mother, my grandmothers, aw heck every mother I knew baked cookies, candy and all sorts of sweets during the holiday season.  So yes, I had to continue … 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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What a great weekend

I think I have had thee most calmest weekends in my house in a VERY, VERY long time. No, it is not because my 17 year old daughter was away for the weekend on a trip but because  I had … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

And so it begins…my Wednesday nights are no longer hanging out in the yard with the kids or watching TV with the hubby!  Tonight I started teaching seminary & institute classes at church. Some of you might be wondering what … Continue reading

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And another good-bye!

Last night we had to say good-bye too 2 more of our church missionaries.  They are off to another adventure in Poland.  One is off to Poznan and another is off to Szczecin.  We also had 2 new missionaries come … Continue reading

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I am REALLY disliking goodbyes!

I am REALLY disliking goodbyes Last night was yet another night we had to say goodbye to some friends!  These are just not ordinary friends but kind of my sons since they are the same age as mine.  We have … Continue reading

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Surprise Birthday Time!

Surprise Birthday Time! Today one of church missionaries here in Bydgoszcz is celebrating his 20th birthday. During my normal Wednesday night bible study at church that I teach, I surprised him with balloons and cookie cakes! It is not often … 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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A Day With Lots of “Downs”!

Yesterday was another day with lots of downs!  I spent the majority of the day with one of my girls on her class field trip.  Now this was not just a day to the zoo or to the movies, we … Continue reading

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A Day of Highs and Lows!

Yesterday was a day that showed me the highs of living here in Poland as well and the lows of living in Poland! The morning started out with a BIG BANG(the positive of the day)!  I was able to got … 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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