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New eating habits means new recipes!

Wow, it’s been awhile since I last blogged. I did say I was taking a break and a break I did take. So much has happened in the last few months. Some good, some bad. But I will spare you the ugly details and move forward. I recently learned I am very intolerant to corn … Continue reading

The Teacher Goes to Class

The Teacher Goes to Class

Photo Credit: MeganBruce.com When I began this journey to learn traditional and authentic Italian cooking, I truly did not know where it would lead me. For the benefit of my new friends and readers, I will give you a quick timeline. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and creating new dishes for my family. I also came … Continue reading

The Art of Storytelling

I firmly believe storytelling is becoming a lost art. With so many factors causing families to be separated these days, the chief storytellers have no one to pass on their stories to. I find that even in my own life, my kids at home, who are of the teenage boy variety, don’t care to hear … Continue reading

If the truth be told…

I am having a bit of trouble considering myself a food blogger at this point. I’ve been doing a bit of thinking about this blog of mine and where I want to go with it. My eating habits have changed quite a bit over the last few months and while I’m not complaining, especially since … Continue reading

Crisco Brand Olive Oil Review

Last month I found a recipe contest where the grand prize was a trip to Italy. Talk about my dream come true! I was so excited that I ran out and bought the product required for the contest-Crisco Extra Virgin Olive Oil. What a waste of time and money. Photo credit: Crisco products Most of … Continue reading

Blogging Hiatus

My beautiful and busy grandbabies are here visiting so I’ll be on break for a few days. Here is a sweet photo for your enjoyment until I post again after they leave. Oh what has their attention? They are all looking outside at my dog using the “potty”.

A Nation of Addicts?

I am diverting from the usual subjects I write about to contribute my thoughts for a contest to win a book, Addict Nation. Tia at BizChickblogs has offered a copy of Addict Nation to one lucky, albeit random, winner. I have something to say about the subject of addictions and since this is my blog, I’m … Continue reading

Bloggers block

I think that is similar to writer’s block. That is where you realize you have nothing of importance to write about. At least in my own opinion I don’t. I have dealt with this before but have not ever admitted it here, in public. Crazy huh? I find that it happens to many bloggers and … Continue reading

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping … Continue reading

Guest Post- Julie Angelos Lama

Today I am sharing a post from a dear online friend, Julie Angelos Lama. She is an ex-pat living and working in Italy. Julie fell in love with an Italian man, got married and settled down in Italy. She has two darling sons who seem to be the light of her life. She is also … Continue reading