Sometimes circumstances change things in our lives. With the economical crisis, Greece and its people have encountered a lot of changes. Many have left hoping for a new beginning and a brighter future in a foreign country. Sadly, my eldest daughter’s best friend, along with her mother, a dear friend of mine, are in the… Continue reading You will be missed
My husband’s cousin and his charming wife have just christened their beautiful baby daughter at the picturesque island of Lesvos. It’s a shame we could not attend the event, as we heard all who were there had a fabulous time and everything was outstanding! I can’t wait to see photos! Not only was the ceremony… Continue reading Memorable present for a Christening
Easter is approaching… What a crazy week! First my little Starshine was with a stomach bug, then my lower back decided to fail on me for yet another time and I’m still recovering. A few days later my dear Moonlight caught the flu and little Starshine felt she had to follow. Hopefully by Easter Sunday we’ll all be well!… Continue reading Easter is approaching…2
Before you going saying that I have a loose screw and point out that Easter has already passed, I’d like to reveal that Orthodox Easter is celebrated on a different time from Catholic Christians: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/easter1.html. Easter in Greece is the most celebrated holiday, where it is an opportunity for families and loved ones to gather together and praise its significance through centuries-old traditions: http://www.hotelpalladium.gr/blog/106/GREEK_EASTER_AND_ITS_TRADITIONS.htm It is… Continue reading Easter is approaching…
Fairy-tales include the appearance of fantastic elements in the form of magic: fairies and witches, giants and dwarves, gnomes and elves, knights and heroes. Imagination has no limits: it’s no wonder that children get excited over a bedtime tale or a Disney movie. My girls love dressing up and role-playing. Their creative ability to… Continue reading A fairy-tale come true
After an elongated festive weekend, I settle myself down to share with you some more handicraft I had previously made. The 25th of March is a major day and a double holiday in Greece, both a historical and a religious one: http://www.britannica.com/topic/Greek-Independence-Day. It was an opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends 👪 and… Continue reading My first crochet projects
With the delight of my first child expected to enter this world, way back in 2008, I had to get involved with the nursery as soon as possible. Having a look around at the shops for furniture, I fell in love with Kitten’s ‘Winnie the Pooh’ furniture set. Lime green is a colour which can be associated with both… Continue reading A lifelong souvenir!