The One Gift You Can’t Miss

During this busy time of year it is so important that we reach out to older family members who may need a little extra love during the holidays. Read how several people make sure their older family members are included in the celebrations. Read on at LifeZette.Com. The One Gift You Can’t Miss

When Adopting Makes Three

I was very lucky to have the opportunity to speak with a family about their incredible journey to Kazakhstan and back to adopt their beautiful little girl. In honor of ‪#‎WorldAdoptionDay‬ and ‪#NationalAdoptionMonth‬ – this is the story of the Coyles and their tireless journey to make a family. Read on at LifeZette.Com. When AdoptingContinue reading “When Adopting Makes Three”

The Last Supper

After our long day in Florence, the family and I grabbed a very late dinner where we ordered far too much food and stuffed ourselves- I had my new favorite dish that I recently discovered- cacio e pepe, which is pecorino cheese and pepper, it sounds simple but it is fabulous. We finally called itContinue reading “The Last Supper”

Falling in Love with Florence

My family and I woke up early and headed down to the hotel restaurant to grab a quick breakfast. Because it was April 25, Italy’s Liberation Day, we wanted to give ourselves plenty of time to get to the train station to catch our train to Firenze for the day. Another perk of traveling withContinue reading “Falling in Love with Florence”

La Famiglia

After a wonderful stay in Sorrento, Positano and Capri the fam and I woke up to catch a train from the station in Naples to Rome, where they were staying until Sunday. We left two hours before our train and thought that would give us plenty of time to make it to the train station,Continue reading “La Famiglia”

Family reunion in Sorrento, Positano and Capri!

After going back and forth for days with a countdown with my dad, the day finally arrived- my family was coming to Italy! My dad, stepmom Renee, 10-year-old brother Nicky and seven-year-old sister Maddie were meeting me in the airport and we were flying to Naples where we would take a car to our hotel inContinue reading “Family reunion in Sorrento, Positano and Capri!”

Wine Tasting in Tuscany- I’m Living in a Dream

The title says it all. I am in living in a dream; one that I conjured up in years past and am finally living out. Sometimes I stop, take a deep breath, look around and take in where I am  and what I am doing. I think to myself this cannot be real. How didContinue reading “Wine Tasting in Tuscany- I’m Living in a Dream”