(The following post is not a paid endorsement through Wal-Mart or “The Pioneer Woman” herself. I am simply reviewing the product line out of personal appreciation and recommendation. Thank you!) Show of hands as to how many of you dreamily would peruse the aisles of Williams Sonoma to fill your wishlists and guest registries with in… Continue reading Pioneer Woman Kitchenware Line
As Orthodox Christians, some of us adults never get truly used to the calendar separation for Easter – and some adults end up becoming just as confused! Of course, those of us who have family generations of Orthodox families who shrug their shoulders and tell you it’s no big deal have probably been no help to… Continue reading Mommy, Daddy, why don’t we celebrate Easter together with everyone else?
t’s Koliva is offered at Soul Saturday services during Orthodox Great Lent. It is custom in the Greek, Serbian, Lebanese and even in the Russian tradition. The weekly services carry much meaning throughout Orthodox Lent. Many laity aren’t even aware but some understanding and time will help you gain clarity on meaning and a new… Continue reading how to prep koliva.
Photo Credit: Pinterest The Sunday of Orthodoxy service was always one of my most favorite times of the church liturgical year. And for awhile, I could not give you a straight answer why…or at the very least a decent Orthodox answer. Just an answer that I grew to know as a twenty-first century girl baptized into an… Continue reading Sunday of Orthodoxy.
You may see a lot more mason jar smoothie posts than this because I just can’t think of a better way to start my morning than without a fresh and healthy smoothie. Kid friendly! I don’t know about you, but I’m one of those types of people that is ready to retire my winter peacoats by March.… Continue reading hawaii five-o mason jar smoothies.
I’m sorry, but we as Americans don’t do a very good job at explaining our heritage and culture. You don’t have to be Irish or Irish Catholic to remember St. Patrick. St Patrick is recognized by the Orthodox as well. Or that many people in Ireland will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day not just by wearing… Continue reading Feast of St. Patrick
One of the ways I learned how to cook? By watching Ina Garten on Food Network. I know some of you are starting to cringe that I even mentioned about a whole channel dedicated to food but this is after all the twenty-first century. Mrs. Ina Garten is most noted for owning and operating a… Continue reading mushroom spinach lasagna.