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Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

Ukrainian-Jewish Wedding – Byzantine and Jewish Symbolism

Today, I will quote from the Wedding Ceremony Program booklet, prepared by the Bride and Groom, especially for their wedding, to give you a better understanding of the similarities between the Byzantine and the Jewish wedding ceremony traditions.

Ukrainian-Irish Wedding Traditions

I really enjoy weddings with numerous special traditions, intertwined with the usual wedding traditions, such as the cutting of the wedding cake, the garter and bouquet tossing, the mother-son dance, the father-daughter dance, etc.

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?’

Organic – What Does It Mean?

When we think of the word “organic”, we relate to something that is natural, wholesome, crude, unrefined, untreated.   Most often we think of fruits and vegetables as organic when they have been cultivated in harmony with nature without being treated with chemically enhanced fertilizers and pesticides. 

The Fat Smash Diet – Healthy Lifestyle

If you have been following my blog, you already know that I am very impressed with The Fat Smash Diet, and love following all the phases at least once every year (usually mid-January), with very rewarding results.
Of course, before making this decision, you should check with your Primary Care Physician if your medications and pre-existing conditions will allow you to make these lifestyle changes.

Some people think it is too harsh (no coffee or alcohol for 9 days…wow…), but it is perfect for my taste and my lifestyle.