Where Rock Meets the Ocean

The tavern dining experience is not particular popular around here…even in the simplest of beach towns you don’t find wobbly paper-blanketed tables with woven chairs anywhere near where the rock meets the ocean. A rustic local place where one enjoys … Continue reading

Clean Monday

is considered to be one of the most important feasts all over Greece and Cyprus, each year commencing the forty day period of the Great Lent for the Eastern Greek Orthodox Church. It officially ends all the carousing of Carnival, … Continue reading

I Can’t Sew Worth a Lick

…something my late grandfather would not be thrilled about. Although he was a tailor by profession, it wasn’t bestowed upon any of the male siblings except to my aunt who no doubt studied by his side. Growing up under the … Continue reading

Viva la Summer Birthday!

Every week we scheduled in our, for the most part laid-back, July calendar a time to gather with friends and family to share cake with the honorary birthday star. The first week fifteen of us reposed on straw-woven tavern chairs … Continue reading

Red Ribbons, Red Eggs and… Gooey Eyeballs?

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“Eeewwww! He didn’t even chew them!” That is the reaction that came from our mouths when we witnessed my uncle eating lamb eyeballs for the first time. Actually my cousins, siblings and I screeched every time he ate them. Easter … Continue reading

Dreaming of a White Christmas

Bring holiday cheer into your nest with a cozy comfort feeling of casual and shabby chic aesthetic. Sun bleach white reminds me of white sand beaches—simple and soft yet opulent in beauty. White can also brighten up your nest with … Continue reading