There are so many different ways to make lasagna.  Since I’m half Greek… I have to say that my absolute favorite is Pastitsio.  Even thought it’s not called “lasagna” it is a delicious pasta dish. Just recently I enjoyed an amazing Pastitsio dinner at a nearby Greek Festival.  Local festivals are so much fun and the food […]

Burlap + Mason Jars = LOVE IT!

If you are like me and love mason jars… then you are going to love this easy DIY.  Simply wrap a piece of burlap around a mason jar, add twine, top off with an adorable colored straw and fill with a beverage of your choice.  I’m thinking apple cider would be the perfect beverage in […]


Tis the season!  It’s fall here in New England but I have to say these last couple of days felt like summer with 90 degree weather.  Thankfully, it has finally cooled down but it still doesn’t feel like fall. Today I wanted to share a fun find about candy apples.  The picture below isn’t what you think.  A […]


BUT I LOVE WHOOPIE PIES – There is something about the fall that reminds me it’s time to warm up the oven and bake a big batch of old fashion WHOOPIE PIES.  Maybe it’s the cool crisp air that puts me in the mood but whatever it is I absolutely love making them.  My kids […]


For some reason my kids were begging for chocolate chip cookies yesterday.  No clue why since they had choc chips in their pancakes that morning.  In any case, I eventually gave in knowing they had a day off from school. I wasn’t in the mood to make cookies from scratch so I looked on Pinterest […]

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

This list is so true and well worth taking a couple of minutes to read.  I read it from Lesley Carter’s blog and new I had to share. 30 THINGS TO STOP DOING TO YOURSELF Written by:  Marc Chernoff. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone […]


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