Polly 7 on October 15th, 2011

I hopped onto a plane to travel to an island in-between Australia and New Zealand.  It is called Norfolk Island, and Shane told me that it is an external territory of Australia.  They use Australian money and the TV is also from Australia, but I still needed to carry my passport to visit from Australia! […]

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Polly 7 on May 8th, 2011

I went on another plane and visited the Philippines.  We arrived in a city called Cebu, and near it was a place called Mactan Island.  Shane told me that Mactan Island was famous and he told me an interesting story. On 10 August 1519 a man called Ferdinand Magellan left Spain with 237 on five […]

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Polly 3 on January 6th, 2011

Polly #40 recently got together with her German family to celebrate Elena’s birthday. Polly had a great time. She met new friends and also had the chance to try a type of chocolate called, interestingly enough, Kinder Friends. Kinder is the the German word for children. 4 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Polly35 on December 30th, 2010

Merry Christmas from Polly #35. My family and I traveled several hours to visit the extended family. We traveled to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Maryland before heading home to West Virginia. I hope that you enjoy sharing in the “Hoppy Holiday Season.”

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Polly 3 on December 24th, 2010

Candee usually decorates her Christmas tree with snowman ornaments, but I decided to shake things up a bit this year by adding a bit of froggy flair to her tree. Can you find my special ornament? Merry Christmas from our pad to yours! 5 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Polly 3 on December 24th, 2010

Polly #40 has enjoyed many Christmas traditions this year including celebrating St. Nicholas Tag, making Christmas cookies, hanging out in a manger, and lighting the advent wreath. The four candles represent the four weeks of Advent, the circle which has no beginning or end symbolizes the eternity of God, and the evergreens represent continuous life […]

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Polly 13 on December 22nd, 2010

I’m German and while growing up, I never saw any of the American Christmas shows that many of you are familiar with, so when Polly #13 told me about the Grinch , I had no clue who or what she was talking about! She wanted to show me the Grinch, so we watched the Christmas […]

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Polly 3 on December 12th, 2010

      Christmas in Germany brings forth images of nutcrackers, Christmas markets, Christmas trees, hand-carved wooden ornaments, and sweets, but did you know that German children are visited by St. Nicholas prior to Christmas? December 6th is known as St. Nicholas Day and on the evening of the 5th, children clean their shoes and […]

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Polly 2 on December 25th, 2009

Polly #2 was very excited to celebrate her first Christmas. She enjoyed everything from the Christmas tree, to the cookies, to the beautiful snow on the ground. It was a very memorable year for her and she’s anxious to see what great adventures she can participate in during the coming year. 1 person likes this […]

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Polly 4 on December 23rd, 2009

Polly #4 and Emma had a great time with Santa Claus last week. I think this is as close to the North Pole as Polly might get this year but you just never know where she will turn up in 2010. Emma and Polly made sure they told Santa exactly what was on their lists. […]

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