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10 Polish Christmas Traditions

Christmas celebrations start in Poland on the 24th December – Wigilia Christmas Eve. Christmas dinner starts as soon as the first star is spotted on sky (which is around 6-7 pm). Before dinner, we share opłatek Christmas wafer and we wish all the best to each other. We leave an extra seat for the unexpected guest – no one should be alone or hungry on Christmas Eve.… Continue reading 10 Polish Christmas Traditions

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Second step to Healthy Lifestyle: Eat Well

If you read this post, you decided to change your life and be more healthy. Last week I was writing about 3 rules of Healthy Lifestyle: good nutrition, daily exercise and adequate sleep. What is nutrition? WHO says that: “Nutrition is the intake of the food, considered in relation to the body’s dietary needs.” Nutrition… Continue reading Second step to Healthy Lifestyle: Eat Well

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The Drowning of Marzanna: Polish way of saying farewell to Winter

Hello Spring and Goodbye Winter 🙂 In Poland, the first day of spring is celebrated by Drowning of Marzanna (in polish: Topienie Marzanny). Marzanna is the old Slavic goddess of winter, plague and death. By burning and drowning the effigy of Marzanna, the ancient Slavs wanted to protect themselves from winter and encourage the timely… Continue reading The Drowning of Marzanna: Polish way of saying farewell to Winter