If you're Greek...or even if you're not... it's time to start thinking of festival season. Yes indeed it is. If you are Greek or belong to a Greek Orthodox Church you know exactly what I mean. As soon as Easter/Pascha has been celebrated... the baking begins! What are classic parts of the festival, other than the fantastic time witheach other? Well, there's the food. And then there's the food. Umm, did I mention the food? There's the dancing and music.
Actually found these while we were heading to the awesomeMetropolis of Boston Retreat Centerfor the National Presbytera Retreat. It was a fantastic time and the facilities are so beautiful and staff are very engaging and attentive.
Next retreat is in October in Texas, mark your calendars!!!
Can't wait to see all my Sister-Presbyteres, it truly is a sisterhood.
We stopped at this grocery in Concord that turned out to be divine.
I found these, they made me giggle. I've been wanting to share them for a long time.
Here are some of our beautiful flowers from our Kouvouklion.
They are still aromatic.
I made this wreath on Holy Friday, after helping with the flowers for the Kouvouklion.
This year we weren't able to get bay leaves and these gorgeous lemon branches came instead.
These were left over and so before heading to the Apokothelisis service (the Un-Nailing),
I was able to tie this together.Not as structured, sort of whimsical?