Orthodox Easter fell on the same Sunday as American Easter this year. Typically, I don’t do a whole lot for American Easter. We dye eggs and the Easter bunny comes, but we don’t really celebrate. Then on Orthodox Easter we celebrate with my family. I grew up only having one Easter, but since I’m in […]


Bunco Club

I hosted bunco at my house for our club last week. There are 12 of us in the group, and each month we go to someone’s house for dinner and a game of bunco. This is a new club that we formed at the first of the year, so this was only our third game together. I […]


Christmas in Pictures

We had a white Christmas, but it was way too cold to be outside and enjoy it. Our wood stove has been running constantly to heat our house and save on our propane.  I love the warm heat, but it’s drying out our skin and hair like crazy.  I feel like I’m constantly lotioning myself […]


Tis’ the Season

I’m loving the Christmas season at our new house! I still need to get a ton more decorations for next year, but I have this great plan of buying them on sale after the holidays. So far here are some of my favorite Christmas decorations! This table runner is from Pier 1 a few years […]



I hope you had great Halloween like we did!  In true last-minute fashion, we waited until Halloween-eve to carve our pumpkins. Eleni just hung out and watched her dad carve hers. After breaking his finger and getting stitches a couple weeks ago, BG got a pumpkin carving drill for his pumpkin.  Here he is intensely using […]

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