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My designer handbag told me “La vita è bella” (The life is beautiful)

My designer handbag told me “La vita è bella” (The life is beautiful)

In the past three days I’ve started different blog posts, all of which will get published at some point, but I’m moved to write more about this topic today. That topic is about la vita è bella (the life is beautiful) and what that really means to […]

A water fountain…per il tuo sedere (for your butt).

A water fountain…per il tuo sedere (for your butt).

This is a topic that has been on my mind for awhile and I’m going to note that it might be a bit awkward to share, but it has been a real eye-opener. The subject of this post may also be a bit misleading, but I […]

Alla scoperta dei Pansoti – Discovering Pansoti (like Ravioli)

Alla scoperta dei Pansoti – Discovering Pansoti (like Ravioli)

Yes, cibo speciale (special food). Since retiring from a pageant “diet” I’ve discovered a new passion for cooking and of course eating. It’s more than just eating, it’s taking simple ingredients, inspiration and love and turning it into something wonderful to share with others. Sometimes […]

Embedded within Toscana, there is Lucca.

Embedded within Toscana, there is Lucca.

  I’m post-Pilates workout on the uptown 1 train writing this. I just finished a quit pit stop at Eataly and I’m indulging on a cold Chinotto. This is a different drink with a special flavor that is hard to describe. I remember trying the […]

Cup of Joe, Meet Moka.

Cup of Joe, Meet Moka.

  New England mornings remind me of a few different things, but one memory in particular includes a large cup of Dunkin’ coffee, sitting out in the yard with the green grass beneath my toes, birds singing and conversations with my grandma. One thing that her […]

Spaghetti. No meatballs.

Spaghetti. No meatballs.

This is the excerpt for your very first post.