All the Italian Cookies…

Listing the cookies on the market in Italy is a though job. I thought I knew them all, either from the childhood memories, to nostalgic memories while living in the US, but when I tried to list them all I got lost. Definitely the main brand name is ”Mulino Bianco, ” (in France also called […]

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Retreating on a Venetian Island

To find simplicity. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be difficult to allocate time for ourselves, whether it be for exercise, meditation, prayer, relaxation, or anything else. A way to switch off, or maybe to recharge yourself with positive energy, a specific prayer, a moment of sharing with other people, to […]

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Don’t you Love Her Badly?

I’m talking about summer! Summer is for savoring and experiencing. But summer is also for the eyes. It means long days, more light, more outdoors. In summer I love to take pictures of all the bounty that is given to us by this generous season. The blooms, the fruits, and vegetables. I do feel healthier […]

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A Green-White-Red Dinner 🇮🇹

The 25th of April is an important date for Italy and the Italians that still remenber the year 1945.  Liberation Day 🇮🇹 It is the anniversary of the liberation of Italy (also called the Liberation Day) is a national holiday of the Italian Republic which occurs on April 25 of each year. This day marks the […]

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Vases & Bouquets

We all love a glass vase with some flowers on it. And now—Spring and Summer coming up next—we can have flowers to our heart content. I could never do the fancy Japanese arrangements, nor those 5-Stars Hotel Lobby arrangements—though I do envy them—but I do love a simple vase of flowers. From the most humble, […]

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When “Made in Italy” Was a Great

A New School of Fashion By the end of World War II, Italian fashion artists understood the desperate need for more accessible, comfortable, and yet equally refined and tailored collections. By the ‘59s names such Emilio Schuberth, Sorelle Fontana (the Fontana sisters), Contessa Simonetta Visconti, Roberto Capucci, and Alberto Fabiani from Rome, Jole Veneziani of […]

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