Before I made my hopeful journey to Italy, I did some self-studying and took a language class with my mom. Even though I grew up surrounded by my relatives, who immigrated to Canada, I never really learned the language. It’s one of the few things I regretted when I was older, but something I’m making… Read More What’s the word I’m looking for?
It’s been a week since we bid farewell to 2016, which was bittersweet for me. It would be an understatement to say that 2016 was a transitional year for me with big changes and new unforgettable experiences. So much happened last year: old friendships grew stronger and new friendships were born; I visited places I’d… Read More 6 Things 2016 Taught Me
This year is nine. Nine years since I last looked into your eyes. Nine years since I felt your warm embrace. Nine years since you left us, even though you weren’t ready and didn’t want to. You fought like a warrior but destiny had other plans for you and, just like that, we were left… Read More Nine Years Without You.
Another year, another World Nutella Day! Well, not exactly…..this year marks the 10th edition of Nutella Day! It’s pretty incredible how what started as a food blogger and Italy expat/lover blogger event grew into an internationally recognized day! I’ve enjoyed participating in World Nutella Day over the years. You can check out some of my past… Read More World Nutella Day 2016 ~ Semifreddo with Nutella
You wake up and it hits you; your throat is a little scratchy and you’re feeling a little congested. And, you instantly think to yourself…..no, no, no, not another dreaded winter cold! It happened to me on the first day of my Christmas holidays, and it sucked! So, what do you do? You could head… Read More Nonna Knows Best: Natural Remedies to Fight Winter Colds
Hope can only keep you hanging on for so long. At some point we can’t wait for the promises and changes to unfold, it’s us that need to change! January is a powerful month, it’s full of strength, promise and motivation. It’s the time when we feel that things can change; the things from the… Read More A fresh start in 2016!
Summer is here! Do you know what that means? It’s time to escape from the hot stuffy city and head to the magnificent seaside to bask in the sun and cool off in the refreshing crystal blue waters that surround southern Italy! If you’ve ever travelled to the southern regions of Italy, you know it… Read More Essentials for a Day at the Beach: Italian Style