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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mothers, Mother’s-to-be, Mothers-in-law, Stepmothers, Godmothers, Grandmothers, and all the special people who act as MOTHERS!

Please enjoy this breathtaking poem.

A baby asked God,
‘They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow,
but how am I going to live there being so small and helpless?’

Easter Bread Paska and Babka – 3 favorite Recipes

I have been baking Easter Paska for several years now using this favorite recipe my family loves.

Lately, I started to experiment with other recipes just to see how different this bread is from my usual recipe.

The work is the same, but the texture does differ between these recipes, however, they ALL are absolutely delicious.

Delicious Homemade Breakfast Recipes

Nutritious breakfast provides us with much needed energy to jump start our day.
Cooking breakfast from scratch, in our extremely busy lifestyle, is almost impossible on weekday mornings. However, weekends may be more relaxing, and allow extra time to prepare something special for our family.

Ukrainian Easter Basket – Beautiful Tradition

Easter is such a beautiful holiday, but here in the US, it does not get even close to the vast recognition that Christmas is showered with.

My family and I feel very lucky to be familiar with, and able to practice the Ukrainian Easter traditions. Besides the 40 days of the Great Lent, and the different church services from Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday, there is the traditional Easter Basket Blessing, which takes place at our church on Holy Saturday, or right after the Sunrise Easter Sunday Liturgy in other parishes.