Monthly Archives: August 2013

Plaka, Milos, Greece

Plaka is a small, but lively, village that sits atop of the island Milos in Greece. It is the best place to watch the sun setting on the island as it sits on a cliff that overlooks the bay below. … Continue reading

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Milos, Greece

Milos is the southwestern most island in the Cyclades on the Aegean sea. In Milos you will find no shortage of cerulean blue waters, white stucco houses, baby blue skies, marble floors and cats. The doors on all of the … Continue reading

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Athens & Patras, Greece

​Currently blogging from Athens, Greece at my cousin Leonida’s fabulous apartment which is a stone’s throw away from the Acropolis! 🙂 Husband and I just visited the city of Patras, where my father and his family are originally from. We … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Kitchen Remodel: DIY Demo

Let me start by saying that removing your own kitchen cabinetry is not only a good way to save money on contractor costs, but also the best way to ruin a manicure 🙂 Now that we have those two facts … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned About Kitchen Design

I rummaged through kitchen design literature, online web forums and interior decorating magazines in the hopes of teaching myself everything I need to know to design a beautiful kitchen. Here are ten tips I learned about kitchen remodeling along the … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Carne Asada: A Sunday Family Tradition

Carne Asada simply stands for grilled meat. It’s a typical Nicaraguan dish that is simple, flavorful and hearty. Every Sunday, my mother prepares carne asada with rice, vegetables, tortilla and soup. The family custom is now crystalized. The simplicity of … Continue reading

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