Inside Santorini – Off the Beaten Path
When we think of Santorini pictures of white washed houses with blue domes and pristine blue waters come to mind.
I'm pretty sure everyone has seen pictures of the iconic churches located in the main town of Fira and the quaint village of Oia on the island of Santorini.
Fira and Oia are probably the most visited towns on the island. They're always bustling with tourists, specially when a cruise ship or two are anchored in the bay.
There's no question they are beautiful towns and should ...
Start The School Year Off Right, With A Back To School Party!
One of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child, is a love of learning. This starts with reading and teaching and showing enthusiasm when a child learns something, even before they are school age.
An involved and dedicated parent can open a magical world of learning in a young mind. This gift grows with the child and transferred into everything the child does.
Therefore, it is not surprising that a parent who shows excitement and spirit about an upcoming school year, has a child ...
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 ...
Backyard Camping Party – FREE Printables
Camping out is not an outdoor activity for me. I love the great outdoors, but I love basic comforts such as indoor plumbing, hot showers, and comfortable beds much more. My idea of a vacation is a luxury hotel with room and maid service, not a sleeping bag in the woods!
My in-laws are avid campers, they take the family on week long camping trips all the time. When my kids were younger my in-laws tried for years to drag us along on a camping trip but to my kids' ...
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.