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Fits It Ships

This is it, if it fits – it ships. I physically can’t fit the ocean, the sunset or a waterfall from Guam …

Selfie World

Selfless in a selfie world has been coming in and out of the skull. I don’t know how many photos I’ve seen, …

Top 12 of 2012

Two years ago I wrote a blog, sharing the Top 10 events of 2010 in our chopped up lives. Since writing that …

Angels and Demons

Have you ever wondered what the smallest country in the world is? I have and thankfully living in the modern world a few …

Birdwear

Do you follow the trends from New York to LA? Flip through Allure or wear makeup that stays? From the runway to …

Party of Five

It’s the start of a festive week. Along with moving into our new home this week, my husband and I will celebrate …

The Last Supper

As I trekked through the dirt, back to a cherry tree nestled between artichokes and plum trees, I stopped and looked up …

Box of Chocolates

My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” -Forest Gump 1994 It’s …

Hellraiser

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel …

Heaven On Earth

A year ago, my husband sent me on a Mother’s Day trip to one of the top ten islands you must visit before you …

Dirty Dancing

Nobody puts Baby in a Corner. -Dirty Dancing 1987 My husband and I are kind of pathetic, {when it comes to taking …

Wildflower

What flower would you choose to visually describe your personality? What flower is your favorite in a vase or to just gaze upon? I love poppies …

French Twist

Before we boarded our plane headed for Switzerland and our week of Spring Break in Morzine, France we popped into a local grocery …

My Favorite Things

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These …

The Secret Garden

Last year, we witnessed the peas growing, the peach trees blooming and the afternoon honk to get the evening vino from underneath our …

Winehouse

A few weeks ago, I was invited by my friend Tara to take a trip out to Cantina di Solopaca for wine …

I’m Every Woman

Whatever you want, Whatever you need Anything you want done baby, I’ll do it naturally! I’m Every Woman -Whitney Houston Songwriters Simpson, …

Fountain of Youth

What in the world is so great about the Trevi Fountain? The Trevi Fountain is located in Rome, Italy. It’s a Baroque …

Holiday~Celebrate

Before we headed off to the Eternal City, aka, Rome, last Saturday morning-we made a stop by the local IPERCOOP mall. Mayer …

Irish Beauty

Ahhh, the fragrant smell of Lavender, Geranium, Rose and Ylang-Ylang mingled together, then absorbed within a jar of Epsom Salts. This blend can turn a stressful …

Ruby Red Slippers

Someplace where there isn’t any trouble. Do you suppose there is such a place, Toto? There must be. It’s not a place …

Finally I Am Neapolitan

I have to interrupt the series of Egypt blogs for La Befana. After seeing multiple little witch photos posted on my FB …

Feast of the Seven Fishes

Before I post about our time in Egypt I wanted to share with you a very fun Christmas Eve celebration. The Ciccarelli family invited us over last …

Fill-Er-Up

Last Sunday we followed through with an outing we have been talking about for quite a little while.   What is the big …