Tag Archives: Italy

Busy little bee

It’s been almost two weeks since I wrote a post.  These damn kids are just sucking the life out of me, always neeeeeeeding me.  Plus with the school year winding down my weeks are back to back meetings, events, activities, … Continue reading

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Aluminum Chef

One of the first things we did in Italy was take an all day cooking class.  And by all day I mean ALL DAY.  Eleven solid hours.  At the end we were exhausted but exhilarated.   Healthy, homemade Italian cooking … Continue reading

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Too soon?

Each time we travel, to whichever country we travel, we try to be courteous enough to learn a few basic words and phrases that we can use with the people we interact with during each day.  Important things like: Hello. … Continue reading

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Intro to Italy

It’s time to review our Italian Family Vacation.  Let me preface this with: our vacations are NEVER dull.  They usually contain at least one sick child/trip to the ER, and one major catastrophe.  It has gotten to the point where … Continue reading

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Professional discretion

Today I woke up with the fourth cold sore I’ve had in my entire life.  As we were wandering Rome I saw a pharmacy, and decided to step in to see if they had anything for it.  It was a … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday: My Family Style

When one thinks “Glamorous Italian Vacation”, one gets a certain picture in their mind.  I guarantee you, it’s nothing like the actual picture of my family on vacation. We are way more Griswold than Audrey Hepburn. Case in point: today … Continue reading

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My Glamorous Italian Life: Update two

The small squishy one had been lamenting our lack of train travel.  Looks like he is getting his wish.

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Glamorous Italian Life: Update

The glamour of Italy continues.  Does anyone know how to say “transmission” in Italian? Oh wait…I get to ride with the driver!  

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The glamour of travel

Not everything is glamorous in Italy.  Take a brief pause from wanting to seal me up in a wine cask and remember, even in Italy,  one must do laundry.

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Where’s Waldo?

Turns out I’ve got way less free time on this trip than I thought I would have. Guess you’ll have to wait a week for any posts of substance.  I’ve been too busy doing this.           … Continue reading

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