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Kayaking the Brda River

Last Saturday a friend of mine coordinated a kayaking trip down the canal and river that goes through Bydgoszcz.  I grew up canoeing so I was in complete heaven when she offered. Our first house here in Bydgoszcz was right … Continue reading

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Walnuts and More Walnuts

One thing I have started doing more now that I live in Poland compared to living anywhere else in the world…if I can pick it, I will do something with it.  I have done apples, plums and now walnuts!! Polish … 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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Perfect weather for sledding

This week and next the kids are out of school for winter break!  We have had the perfect mix of weather for sledding the last 2 weeks.  Last week we got lots of snow and this week the weather is … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day Poland

Happy Independence Day Poland! National Independence Day is the most important Polish national holiday. On November 11, 1918, after 123 years of captivity, Poland regained its independence. The date of 11 November was announced a national holiday in 1937. Since … Continue reading

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The Bydgoszcz Half-Marathon

Well my husband is one race closer to reaching his goal of 50 half/whole marathons by the time he reaches 50 as of yesterday because he ran the Bydgoszcz half-marathon. What made this run a bit easier compared to most … Continue reading

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Fog + Spiders = A fun walk

This morning I figured out the first negative of living out in the country, if you want to call it a negative.   When there is fog you do not see a thing in front of you! But the positive … 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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Welcome to the Zoo!

Welcome to the Zoo! The weather was BEAUTIFUL here today, so the girls and I headed off to the Bydgoszcz zoo.  The girls had been there before on school trips but I had yet to go there.  I was totally … 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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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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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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Why Are There So Many Spiders Here?

The other day I was talking to a few friends at a local coffee shop and the discussion came to spiders.  The last few weeks the spiders here have been HORRIBLE!  They are everywhere!!!  They are in my front yard, … Continue reading

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A Visit to…Malbork Castle, Poland

One of our most recent day-trips was to Malbrok Castle.  This is just down the road from us a nice 2 hour drive. Now if you read one report it will say that Malbrok is the world’s largest castle because they looked … Continue reading

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A Visit to….Warsaw, Poland

Last week, we had to say Good-bye to our oldest son as he headed back to the states for his sophomore year at university.  Since his main flight was leaving from Warsaw, we decided to drive the 3.5 hours there … Continue reading

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Midsummer Fair, Feast of Bread & Busker Festivals

Well Saturday we had a great family adventure right here in Bydgoszcz, Poland.  In the old city center of town or what they call the Fish Market area of town. There were 3 different festivals going on all in the same … Continue reading

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Our walk around Mill Island

So yesterday my oldest daughter and I went to scout out locations for an upcoming TV shoot that we are doing for an American TV show that my family is going to be on here in a few weeks. (Details … Continue reading

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