Messer Tulipano

It’s Springtime and that means that everything is in bloom. We’ve survived the winter, made it through the February blues and are itching to get out into the sun! One of my favorite events happens every year in April and that is the Messer Tulipano in Pralormo. Pralormo is located 25km southeast of Torino. One … More Messer Tulipano

Day in the life #2

A while back I wrote about my struggles with procrastination and being inspired. Perhaps it was the weather but lately I have had a creative push. I’ve noticed I’m not the only one. It seems that quite a few of my friends are transitions into different phases in their lives and this has somehow motivated me … More Day in the life #2

Our Family Vacation…2016 (part 5- Surviving the beach)

It’s wintertime and while this year’s weather is absolutely bonkers, we’ve had a few cold spells. It’s during these cold months that Carlo and I tease each other about how we much we miss summer, or more specifically…. the beach. As I mentioned in the previous post, I gave up “relaxing” too much to be … More Our Family Vacation…2016 (part 5- Surviving the beach)

When LIFE happens…

While it’s only been a month since my last post, I feel like it’s been longer. I’ve tried to keep up but Life happens. My parents came to visit and I had good intentions to document their visit but Life happens. When they come to visit it’s like Christmas. New clothes for the girls, orders … More When LIFE happens…

Our family vacation…2016 (part 2-location and food)

Last year we  stayed at a simple hotel called Piccolo Mondo. It’s part of the Valentini Village group. As I mentioned in the post (read here), these hotels are usually all inclusive. Some are small 3 stars, other 4 star luxury hotels. Either way, because they belong to this group, all patrons are able to … More Our family vacation…2016 (part 2-location and food)