By Sava Mom’s Chicken, Potatoes and Peas Here we are on Christmas Eve, trying to slow down after running around like crazy, preparing for the big day! It’s hard to resist fast food when we are so busy winding up end of year reports at work, trying to get shopping started, if not done, and […]

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We are back from our 5 week summer vacation that began in the enchanting Quebec City. It was pouring rain when we arrived at 9:30 in the morning, but when you are from California you welcome the rain, since it is such a novelty!!! It was too early to check in, but they let us […]


At long last we have received the proof copy of our book, A Greek Journey With Fork and Pen. It was years in the making but so much fun! It is a compilation of  journal entries from all four of our journals kept during our three trips to Greece together. My sister Georgia and her […]


The last time I wrote anything was in July, which seems eons ago!  I meant to write once more before we left for our trip but didn’t have a chance after all! Remember when we were little and September arrived and we had to go back to school? It seems the first thing we had […]


Yes, I meant to say that! I’m looking forward to a new happy year. I feel optimistic at this new beginning…shake off the old, embrace the new. Several years ago, my friend gave me a book called Simple Abundance, A Daybook of Comfort And Joy, by Sarah Ban Breathnach. It is one of those books you […]