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Our Final Volleyball Match for the Season

The girls and I last night headed to watch our last volleyball game for the 2013/2014 season to cheer our “adopted” kid Rachael Adams & the another American Kim Hill who we have become friends with over this past season play against … Continue reading

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“Artichoke” Polish Ribbon Easter Decorating

As I mentioned yesterday, I love how the Polish people here decorate Easter eggs here! 2 weeks ago a few friends and I got together once again to learn a traditional craft here that is done during Easter and Christmas. … Continue reading

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Polish Easter Eggs

Hi, my name is Kelley and I am addicted to Polish decorated Easter eggs.  I LOVE Polish decorated Easter eggs! Every year that we live here in Poland my Easter egg collection is getting bigger and bigger. How could you … Continue reading

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Time to make….Polish Easter Palms

One the things I am enjoying about living here in Poland the longer I am here, is learning about all of their different customs that go with the different holidays.  The first year in any country that we have lived … Continue reading

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Taste Club in Poland

One of the perks of living in Poland (or overseas in general) is trying out new food!  From all of our travels while living here in Europe one of the things I remember the most from all different places are … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Pierogi with Potato & Cheese “Russian”

As I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post on Sunday night I had a pierogi making get together.   Well like I promised here is the recipe for making my favorite Pierogi. Now that I have put that in writing I … Continue reading

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Pierogies, Pierogies and more Pierogies

If I don’t eat another pierogi for the next month, I will be completely OK with that after my pierogi making get together last night! Once a month the church missionaries do something called “Culture Night.” This is something where … Continue reading

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Pyszne.pl & Giveaway

I will be the first to admit that at times I am lazy when it comes to cooking dinner. I love the thought of calling up a local restaurant to deliver dinner to our house.  But wait, I don’t speak … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung in Poland

I think winter is officially gone (at least I am hoping so) and spring has sprung in Poland. As there was plenty to do inside my house got chores, it was just too nice to do anything inside. First stop, … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Poland

The other day one of my Polish blog readers sent me a link that he thought I might enjoy reading. The link went to a Tumbler account “This is Poland!” It was a bunch fun facts about Poland.  Some of … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby in Poland

I have mentioned before one of the stores I miss the most from the USA is Hobby Lobby.  When we went back to the USA last August to visit family one of the places I wanted/needed to shop at was … Continue reading

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Off the Polish Emergency Room

Last weekend we had some excitement in our house.  At 6 o’clock in the morning my husband woke me up and said, “you need to get up and take me to a doctor or emergency room or whatever to get … Continue reading

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Well it is finally here

For those of you who are fans on my Facebook Fan page, earlier this week I mentioned that some changes were coming to my blog. Well they are HERE!!! I started this blog a little over 2 years ago to … Continue reading

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Ranch dressing is here in Poland

A few weeks ago my favorite grocery store chain here in town, Lidl, was having “American Week” special.  They were selling all sorts of foods that are “American” in their eyes.  Now this is not the first time they have … Continue reading

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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

I have been contacted by several friends and family from all over the world about the situation in the Ukraine wondering if I am worried about how close we are to the whole situation.  I have also have had several … Continue reading

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Happy Women’s Day from Poland

Yesterday and today it is not uncommon to see men walking around town carrying some flowers and/or chocolate or women carrying some flowers and/or chocolate.  Why because it is Women’s Day here in Poland along with several other countries!  March … Continue reading

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I am officially addicted

Hi, my name is Kelley and I am  a second shopping for Polish table linens addict! I love table linens!  I love the fact that just by changing a tablecloth on a table the whole look of a room can change. … Continue reading

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How many did you eat?

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that today here is Fat Thursday or aka Paczki Day!  For many of my friends that means…how many jelly filled doughnuts can you eat in one day. As the saying goes..”When in Rome do as … Continue reading

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Time to cook…Paczki (Polish doughnuts)

If you are not from Poland or you don’t live in Poland then you are probably aware that tomorrow here is Fat Thursday, Paczki Day or in simple words…National Doughnut Day!  Yes, it is a religious holiday that has to … Continue reading

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A thankful night

The other week a dear friend (aka one of my partner’s in crime here in Bydgoszcz) and I were invited to one of the local charities we helped fund raise for last year, “Salas Homini.”  Last year the women’s club … Continue reading

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Another date night to watching volleyball

Every once and awhile my husband and I both try to do something with each of the kids one on one, as it amazing what kind of conversations you have with your kids when there not 3 other voices competing … 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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The game in the eyes of a 6 year old

Last night was a girls night out with my youngest 2 girls and a good friend of mine.     We headed to the Men’s volleyball game, Transfer Bydgoszcz, who was playing against the Warsaw team. Oh, it was a … 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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A day at the Photo Museum (Muzeum Fotografii)

Last week a few friends and I headed down for a tour of the local Photo Museum here in Bydgoszcz. I drive by it all the time, so when one of them suggested that we go check it out, as … Continue reading

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