Vacation Mode

We vacation well. Really well. We realize that there are trips where we need to see and do as much as possible and trips where we need to rest. To sit. To sleep. To move as little as possible. Hello, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico! This trip was one of those trips….the not moving kind of […]

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Making Nocino (and a recipe)

I love that Italy is so full of traditions…us Italians like to celebrate every little thing. Many are done because our Grandmother did it, or her Grandmother, or hers. Here’s another to add to the list…the making of Nocino. In celebration of St John the Baptists birth, a liquor is made that has hints of […]

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What Happens in the Garden

stays in the garden. Again, it’s not a fancy place. There is a pizza oven which was purchased last summer in lieu of a family vacation. There is always a tablecloth on the table, most (if not all) that were brought home from random Italian markets…and at a price point of no more that 10 […]

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