DIY Photo Centerpiece
We hosted my mother's 80th. Birthday Party in her Texas home the other year. 3 rows of retangular tables were set up in her driveway between the main house and the guest house. We decided that the simplest and easiest way to decorate the tables was by placing groups of Mason Jars in 3 different sizes along the center of each row.
Mason Jars are so versatile, they come in several sizes, can hold almost anything, and can be decorated to fit your theme and color scheme. For our event ...
Tips on Cleaning Small Kitchen Appliances
Now that school's back in session it's time to clean house and transition from the lazy days of summer to the fall season. While we're all busy cleaning the big things; bathrooms, kitchens, windows, and more we tend to forget about the the small stuff.
It's a good time to check all your small kitchen appliances and give them some TLC too, after all you invested lots of hard earned money purchasing them and we tend to use them more in the months ahead. Here's some tips on cleaning and ...
Things to Do on Corfu
Corfu, the second largest of Greece's Ionian Islands lies at at the entrance to the Adriatic Sea. The island enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and heavy rain fall during the short winters. It is blessed with warm weather from March to October.
According to archaeological findings the island has been inhabited since the Paleolithic Age (70,000 to 40,000 B.C.) From about 300 B.C. Corfu was successively attacked and conquered by Spartans, Illyrians, and Romans.
The Perfect Roast Beef
Have you ever wondered why your Roast Beef has never come out perfect? No matter if you followed every step of the recipe the Roast Beef still ends up just a bit overdone, a bit dry, or too bloody and not quite how you expected?
I know there are tons of recipes out there using all sorts of method. Some insist you cover the roast in foil during baking to keep the juices in; others insist you don't salt the meat until after it's cooked; then there are those that say slow roasting at lower ...
Rhodes – What to do in and around Old Town
Located in the eastern Aegean Sea just 11 miles southwest of Turkey is Rohdes. It is the largest of Greece's Dodecanes islands.
Rhodes is one of the sunniest destinations in Europe. It boasts 300 days of sunshine every year. Making it a popular destination for sun lovers and a popular port for cruise ships plying the the Greek Islands route.
Rhodes has been inhabited since the Stone Age and has a long and illustrious history. It's most significant period was around 407 B.C. when three ...
DIY Toddler Costume – Chick Magnet
Halloween is next month and my youngest daughter is again looking for the "winner" costume. She has been trying to win a costume contest for years.
When she was single she dressed our poor Doberman, Portia, in all sorts of doggy costumes from Wonder Woman to a Roman Chariot paired with my grandson, her nephew, in a Roman Gladiator outfit.
A few years ago she dressed my 1 month old grandson in 2 different costumes, a lion bunting and a skeleton. Alas all her ...