I truly never thought that a grandmother’s love could be this immense. It feels like my grandchildren (I have two now! 10 months and the other 6 weeks)- are twice my children. Is that weird to say? Because that’s how I feel…My babies had babies, so doesn’t that make me double the mom? Wtv the... Continue Reading →
FABULOUS FRIDAYS’ LINK PARTY! Styling Looks- Good Food- My Wedding Anniversary!
I just love Fridays- and even more so when I’ve had a beautiful week. With the good weather finally showing up, I had so much fun styling up some looks. Here are some pics… As well, here's a clip if you’d like to see me strut these ootd's! https://videopress.com/v/kg87kQgM?preloadContent=metadata The true highlight of my week... Continue Reading →
Fabulous Fridays…Fashion Challenges, Good Food and a LINK UP PARTY!
Dear Covid, Did you think you could crack our spirits and paralize us into seclusion just like that? Here here for all of us who will not stand to no such bullying! We are living our lives the best way we can- confinement and all! This past week has had me styling for clients, students... Continue Reading →
FABULOUS FRIDAYS- Outfit Challenges and beauty hacks…
Weekend is here! Does that even make any difference these days? We can’t lose track- so we gotta make it fabulous! This series is all about those things I’ve loved this week (and the one prior since this is my first Fabulous Fridays segment!)- and some maybe a bit less. I’m missing my hairdresser terribly! ... Continue Reading →
Italian Sunday Meal: No Fuss Lasagna
Who are we kidding- when is lasagna, no fuss? And then, yet...if you prepare some of it in advance, there's hope! For instance, your sauce need not be prepared the day of. Prepare it up to a few days before. Cheese? Grate that mozzarella the night before (or better yet, buy the pre-grated in-a-bag-mozzarella). Same... Continue Reading →
Oberstdorf- Beauty in the Bavarian Alps…
Click Here to see this beautiful hotel: HOTEL MOHREN Being a figure skating mom does have its perks...travelling! Apart from the jet-lag and all the stress that goes along with being a Mom/ Chaperone to an athlete, I really am thankful for the opportunity of visiting so many overseas places. Our last trip was... Continue Reading →
What’s My Fave-Quick-Fix-Getaway?
Where can I get a sunny beach, great food and lots of shopping a few plane hours away from home? Beautiful Florida whispers sweet callings in my ear... It’s my little haven of peace with a good dose of all of the above. I realise that dream getaways involve a lot of downtime and peace... Continue Reading →
Moussa…Who? MOUSSAKA: the Reigning King of Satisfaction!
So some time ago someone decided they wanted a succulent, hearty meal that satisfies not only your appetite but sends explosions of taste throughout your mouth all the while transporting your senses- making you smile, relax and enjoy life...Leave it to the Greeks to invent such a dish! (Is that any surprise?) Presenting: Moussaka! Beware... Continue Reading →
The Greeks Call it Yemista- Healthy Comfort Food
Deliciously filled baked vegetables that hit the spot! Yemista as the Greeks call this rich and satisfying meal is perfect for these nippy cold autumn days. For the record, Italians make this too- they call it, Verdura Ripiena (thought I'd add that in, since today’s cook, yours truly, is Italian;) On that note, my recipe... Continue Reading →
Home Grown – Home Made
Both of these delicious Venetian plates are from fresh produce and ingredients- straight from my cousins' Lucia and Marylena's homes. Polenta, Sopressa, sausage, fresh salad and cabbage, and the famous Asiago cheese (straight from the farmer! Also, straight from the neighbor's farm are the delicious pork chops on the grill. For dessert: fresh figs topped... Continue Reading →