Happy Birthday….With Love, Tuscany

My birthday this year was exceptionally simple, exceptionally memorable and exactly what I needed and wanted. My birthday is November 30 and I love that my birthday is in November. This has nothing to do with anything, I realize this. I also realize that it is now March and that I’m about to write about […]

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‘Tis the Season….for Truffles!

The highlight of my weekend jaunt to Torino, which in reality I saw very little of, was a Saturday lunch in the Piemontese countryside. I had never been. Driving about an hour and half south-east of the city, the scenery becomes vastly different. The air feels different. You feel different. Rolling hills, soft slopes, raised […]

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Olive Notes

No matter how short my trips to Italy have become I always try to make time to go see my family. When I was much younger, I used to spend weeks on end there during the summer. My love of Italy is deeply rooted in those moments and in those memories. I often wish I […]

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All roads lead to…

I wish there was a way to take back home with me every trip to Italy that I’ve ever been on. A way to relive every moment, every feeling, every sound, taste, smell, every detail whenever I chose. A way to return to that moment in time where I felt truly happy and complete, where […]

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