Greek Super Mama

Greek Super Mama

She smothers her children with love and support, she’s selfless, and she protects those she cares about. She’s an excellent host and cooks for armies large or small. She makes the best home cooked meals and her guests always ask for more. The next day sends her paidia...
Lent Your Way

Lent Your Way

Easter is my favorite day of the year. It’s when Greeks and other Orthodox faithful around the world celebrate the resurrection of Christ. But, it’s not just Easter day that’s important. It’s the days leading up to it—40 days to be exact. Called the Great Lent, it is...
The Wednesday & Friday Fast

The Wednesday & Friday Fast

The fastest way (no pun intended) to cause your coworkers, friends, and even family to think you’re a weirdo is to tell them that you are fasting. They all might assume that you’re ultra religious, you’re on the latest fad cleanse or that you’re heading into surgery...
5 Ways To Survive A Greek Festival

5 Ways To Survive A Greek Festival

You’ve seen this one before: a Greek Orthodox Church grounds decked head to toe in the blue and white colors of the Greek flag, hoards wearing Greek flag hats and T-shirts, long lines at entry points to the festivities and kids scrambling in with ease because their...
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