Wanted: TEA Time

Tea does a body good! And tea time with my mother on the veranda at our summer home in Greece will always be a favorite of mine (Litsa’s)…. Although these hands cupping this cup of tea are not my mother’s, […]

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Favorite Lunch Packing Supplies

I thought it would be helpful to share the items that I use to pack my boy’s school lunches. Since both the boys and I pack lunch almost everyday, we have come across items that work really well. I have […]

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Back to School Hack: Prepare the Night Before

As the school years go by, I learn more and more hacks to keep life simple. From experience, I have learned that to keep the morning routine running smoothly I need to prepare as much as possible the night before. […]

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A Basic Guide: Throw a Canning Party

It’s the end of the third week of August but I’m still making frequent stops at our local Farmer’s Market! Are you!?! If so maybe we could all have a canning party!?! Well—-a virtual canning party for bloggers and readers!?! […]

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File it Friday: Gnocchi Caprese Salad, Flower Bows + More

During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I don’t […]

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Double Yolk Eggs

A few days ago I was at work and received a text from hubby. When I initially picked up the phone all I saw was the text “twins!”. I paused for a minute trying to think of who we knew […]

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File it Friday: Bruschetta Bar, Potato Cupcakes + More

During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I don’t […]

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Mabel’s Labels: Waterproof Name Labels

One back to school item that is a must have for me is name labels. I like to label my boys lunchboxes, backpacks, water bottles, school supplies and sports gear. When looking for name labels for my kids I look […]

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