FALL BUCKET LIST

The only appropriate post for the first official day of fall could only be my Fall Bucket List. Fall is probably my favorite season and I can’t wait to enjoy all the things it has to offer. I love creating these lists as reminders to stop from time to time and mix things up. It is so easy to fall into the everyday routine and never-ending to-do lists. Instead of waiting forever for the perfect moment, small fun intermissions from…
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FIVE WAYS TO FIGHT POST VACATION BLUES

I feel like I have to welcome back myself after this unintended blog hiatus that took place the last couple of weeks. To be honest, I didn’t realize that the post vacation blues had been the major reason for lack of posts. After returning from my vacation in the island of Kithira, I felt relaxed, energized but not really in the mood to get back to reality. I wanted to extend summer for a few more weeks. So I planned…
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END OF THE SUMMER PARTY WITH PAPERLESS POST

I will start this post with a statement. I love snail mail. Every time I receive a card or an invitation through the mail, I feel a sense of excitement. Through the years, I have developed a habit of keeping cards and invitations from people dear to my heart as keepsakes. But I also send out cards to friends and family for their birthdays, the holidays, thank you cards or for no occasion at all. On my desk, I keep…
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RECIPE: AFFOGATO AL CAFE

A few days ago while browsing through Pinterest I found a dessert recipe that combines two of my favorite things coffee and ice cream. It is so easy, delicious and perfect after a fulfilling meal or a daily indulgence. Affogato al Cafe Serves 1 Put a few scoops of best-quality vanilla ice cream (though you could also use chocolate ice cream) in a bowl, sundae dish or cappuccino cup. Pour over a shot of freshly made espresso and serve immediately. You could also…
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