It is not every day your father publishes a book. I know this because it took my dad 5+ years to write his book, Italianità. Italianità is about what it means to be Italian and Italian-American. Everyone from the little old lady in the hills of Tuscany making spaghetti, to the fisherman off the coast… Read More Italianità: The essence of being Italian
“It is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places in the world, the history is fascinating, the men are handsome and the whisky is delicious. But don’t eat the macaroni pies.” – J.K. Rowling In the late afternoon of a Thursday, M and I hopped into a cab headed for the Baden Baden airport in… Read More Scotland – Rugby, Nessie, and Kilts
A few months ago I was asked to contribute a chapter to an anthology of incredible women who have overcome and pursued! I wrote my chapter on my experience moving to France. I discuss what I was feeling prior to the move, the experience of moving, and the incredible lessons I have learned while living… Read More You Can! – Ever Wonder What it is Like to Move Abroad?
I love a soup that has something more exciting than broth and vegetables. This is one of our favorites. It is not too filling and so warm and cozy for the cold winters we try to survive. The soup is savory and a nice balance between comfort food and not killing your day with a… Read More Creamy Parmesan & Spinach Ravioli Soup
A lot of things happen when you get engaged. You are rushed with questions and overwhelmed with the options available when it comes to planning a wedding. But one of the first things many people do is plan engagement photos. M and I have been engaged for about 7 months now. Unfortunately, due to things… Read More Engagement Photos in Strasbourg
I love veggies and cooking. M hates vegetables and cooking. It is not so much of a ying and yang, as it is an opportunity to be creative…and eat the same vegetable M does like over and over. Once vegetable he does like is peppers. I love tomatoes. So when I found a variation of… Read More Stuffed Bell Peppers (and tomatoes)
Traveling to Stockholm Traveling from Rovaniemi to Stockholm is no easy feat. We first woke up in Rovaniemi Finland, at 4:30AM. Quickly packed our bags and went to the lobby to wait for our taxi. The City Hotel was lovely, to begin with, but what we really appreciated was something we had never enjoyed at… Read More Stockholm, Sweden – Food Glorious Food, Ships From The 1600’s, And So Much Travel