Yearly Archives: 2016


New Year’s to-do list 

New Year's resolutions to-do list New Years are like new note books. We all love the idea of a fresh new start. Those clean crisp pages are indicative of our fresh new start to the new year. My advice for all you who want to stop smoking, get fit or loose weight. For [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|PSY|0 Comments

Solutions to a small budget Christmas 

UNEDITED / SPUR OF THE MOMENT KIND OF A POST!!! (Excuse the spelling, grammar and punctuation!!! :) ) Solution for a Christmas on a small budget How can you make a Christmas that cost next to nothing??? All that matters in Christmas! Have you been bombarded with a shopping list from [...]

By | December 24th, 2016|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Childhood anxiety and little ways in which we can help. 

Find calm in a worried mind I visited my hairdresser this morning in need of feeling like a woman again! And you know how it goes, the conversations are endless. Sharing info, confiding or just having a good ol' laugh. It's therapy really.  So sitting there whilst she was weaving and foiling, we [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|PSY|2 Comments

8 Ways to make your day a brighter day 

A quick list on how to make the best out of your day, helping you get the most out of it and reaching your daily goals without stress.

By | December 8th, 2016|PSY, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Zakynthian Grape and Wine season

Zakynthian Grape and Wine season   It's grape season and we are blessed with an impressive harvest this year.  I've been trailing Nick (hubby) across our vineyards learning the ropes. I've always had a keen interest in wine making but never got involved-typically only to state at the table, my utter disappointment of a [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Lifestyle, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Glyko tou koutaliou Stafili

close up of glyko tou koutali0u   Ingredients    

By | November 23rd, 2016|Recipies|0 Comments

Smoked Tuna Pasta with Olives and Capers


By | November 23rd, 2016|Recipies|0 Comments

Refurbished console table

Refurbished console table    My friend Doulla and I love finding things that people have chucked out, but not any ol' nonsense! It's got to be in good condition and if it's wood it should have no trace of wood worms and other yucky stuff. I would hate to have an infestation to deal [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|D.I.Y|0 Comments

A Greek night out at the Bouzoukia

  It starts with OPA! And ends with OPAAAA! A common, a verbal emotional expression Greeks use and say at celebrations when they are dancing. Today is accompanied by throwing flowers and napkins. Before the 70's is was common to smash plates but it now a banned practice. Nightlife for Greeks is typically [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Lifestyle|2 Comments