Italian Valentine’s Day

I’m always looking for a good excuse to try new recipes and Valentine’s Day seemed like the perfect occasion to force Dave to be my guinea pig make Dave something wonderful for dinner. I got it in my head to make a traditional Italian meal. Maybe something reminiscent of Friuli, I thought. We went to […]

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Our last night in Italy

Honestly, I don’t know what my deal is these days. Somehow, ever since getting back home to California, I’ve been too busy to post anything. Seriously?! I don’t know what’s going on because I don’t remember having 24/7 appointments/parties/obligations since we’ve returned. At any rate, here are the photos I’ve been meaning to post from […]

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The Feast of Beppe

Feast of Beppe

I feel it appropriate to get started on this blog post now, because I just finished (what I hope will become) my daily workout routine, in which I work to “undo” the indulging that happened in Italy. And speaking of indulgence, remember when I spent a great deal of time eating magnificent dishes and how […]

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Mini-Vacation to Massa Marittima

mini vacation to Massa Marittima

Back in May, you may recall that I reconnected with an old friend, thanks in part to Google’s slightly-creepy-yet-in-this-case-helpful ability to find people. Once Dave and I had made our way to Italy (my first time there ever), we thought a trip to try and meet up with Gillian and Brian would be a great […]

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