My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Opa! 10 Things You Should Know About Greek Weddings

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Living

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11 Questions For Nia Vardalos

Claire Sibonney | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Living

What more could a middle-class girl from Winnipeg want from life after making it all the way to Hollywood, marrying the man of her dreams and getting ...

My First Real Life Big Fat Greek Wedding

Natalie Karneef | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Living
Natalie Karneef

My husband, Tony, is of Hellenic origin, and although we've been together for six years, this was my first wedding as part of the family. (Our own, with an outdoor ceremony conducted by a Unitarian minister at a maple sugar shack, definitely didn't qualify as Greek.) But there have been lots of other events -- engagement parties and funerals, the dipping of babies in olive oil -- and they all have one thing in common, aside from the abundance of food: half an hour before we leave the house, my husband goes bonkers.