Italy

  • The edible garden

    This spring, a friend asked for growing tips; she wanted to start a tiny kitchen garden that would…

  • Caprese Salad

    You know those brown bruises you get in your apricots and peaches right about two minutes after you…

  • Palazzo Dama

    Palazzo Dama is my most recent hotel find in Rome. We tried it in January with the intention…

  • Natural Processes

    Iceberg roses are some of the hardiest repeat-blooming roses available. This year, they produced so many flowers month…

  • The Darkest Days

    I look forward to: Decorating the tree Making the beds Sweating in sauna Peeling and eating clementines Enjoying…

  • Musei Capitolini

    This summer, the best decision we made was not to travel. We only left home for two nights…

  • Matera

    Located in the deep south of Italy, Matera is the oldest city in Italy. Actually it is said…

  • Summertime in Italy

    Like a school year with semesters and a good break in between, our life is divided roughly in…

  • Venice

    “Venice in January is dreamy with crisp weather and beautiful colors. I am so happy I got to…

  • Masseria Trapanà

    “I have six cats on the property. Let’s see how it goes”, Rob Potter-Sanders, the owner of Masseria…