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Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Big Magic’: Book Review

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Elizabeth Gilbert’s book somehow found it’s way to me when I needed it most. In the early stages of a pandemic, everything felt entirely new, overwhelming, and unbelievable. Yet, at the same time, I found myself in a position to pivot my creativity. The name Elizabeth Gilbert might ring a bell. Bestselling author of Eat, Pray,…

Authentic Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (With Step-By-Step -Photos)

Authentic Spanakopita Triangles Recipe (With Step-By-Step -Photos)

Day….. who knows of quarantine. Today, we are headed to Greece to create my favorite Greek pastry, Spanakopita Triangles– pronounced: spah-nah-KO-pee-tah. This mini spinach pie recipe is very simple flavor-wise, but trust me, it’s so delicious and easy for the whole family to make.   Here’s the deal. I made this recipe with one person in mind, my daughter.  About a…