Favorites · Kids

These are a few of my favorite things

Are you singing the song from The Sound of Music yet? “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” Now you are! I figured since today was Valentine’s Day, the day of love, I’d share with you some of the things I love the most. Besides my family, of course. Let’s start off with some of… Continue reading These are a few of my favorite things

Friday's Pieces

Friday’s pieces 02/09

On Saturday, we went to Ikea to get a couple of shelving units. Italian houses are notorious for having large open spaces, but no built-in storage. Also, we had run out of bookshelf space like a year ago. We then spent Saturday night building Ikea furniture. Noah and his xylophone hammer helped! Sunday evening, we… Continue reading Friday’s pieces 02/09

Food · Travel

Neapolitan lasagna + chocolate pudding

Next week is what Americans know as Fat Tuesday, or the “orgy” before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. In Italy, it is known as Carnevale, and like many festivals in this food-loving country, has a traditional set of food associated with it. Long ago, people would give up eating meat, rich foods, and… Continue reading Neapolitan lasagna + chocolate pudding