Up, Up, and Away!

Up, Up, and Away!

Atlanta is the hometown of Delta Airlines and the Delta Flight Museum at the world’s busiest airport. A week ago, I took an afternoon field trip to the museum to see the planes, exhibits, and learn the history of Delta. If you love aviation history like I do...
Great Places to Visit in the Czech Republic

Great Places to Visit in the Czech Republic

My husband Charlie and I recently explored three towns in the Czech Republic whose scenery, architecture, and to-do possibilities made it well worth stepping outside of Prague. Ceske Budejovice Pronounced CHESS-keh BOOD-ya-VITZ-eh, this is the town otherwise known as...
2015 Golden Greta Awards

2015 Golden Greta Awards

It’s that time of year again. No, we’re not talking about the Iowa caucuses, we’re speaking of the fabulous Golden Greta Awards. As our returning guests know this is the year’s most-anticipated award show. For 2015, we’re hosting the show from our new sparkly venue,...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Writing this blog entry this morning finds me surrounded by stacks of papers and boxes. I’ve taken many mementos off the wall in my office. And, my credenza is cleaner than it has been in several years. A move has brought about all this change. In three weeks,...
London Loves

London Loves

  We visited London the first week of February for meetings, product scouting, and a day trip to Birmingham. The 8 hours in Birmingham (via Virgin Trains) was for the UK Homewares and Gifts Show. Lots of new products to see and folks to talk to. At the end off...

Soup’s On

During these last cold, damp days of winter, I like to make a bubbling pot of homemade soup over the weekend. One of my favorites, is the Italian soup ribollita. This is the easy-to-prepare Tuscan vegetable soup finished with bread cubes and grated cheese. Perfect for...
Our Best of 2010 Awards

Our Best of 2010 Awards

As 2010 comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the people, events, and places that have made it memorable. Like the Oscars, Tonys, and the Emmys, we would like to take this opportunity to bestow a special EuropeanMarket award on the best of the best,...
Oh, Christmas Tree

Oh, Christmas Tree

Last Saturday, we made our yearly journey to the Christmas tree farm. Yes, it was time again to search high and low for the perfect tree. This year, our trip was even more special due to the cold drizzle and occasional rain. Our Christmas tree hunt is a ritual...

Safe Travels?

OK, I’m going to wade (fully clothed) into the recent TSA airport security debate. Should we be scanning or patting down? Now, being a flier, I’m all for doing whatever is necessary to keep me, Sue, and thousand of other fliers safe. If that means someone...

A Time for Traditions

Now that the calendar says November, it’s time to talk traditions. The holiday season holds a special place for many of us when it comes to traditions and the spot they hold in our hearts. I’m going to share a few Ellibee-family traditions, one from a...