Category Archives: Graceful suggestions

The truth about E..

E  has been part of my life since I was small, I don’t exactly remember when we first met but I know E has been around from about the time that I first started to have feelings. When I was … Continue reading

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Goong slerp soon

Which means going to sleep soon. This is the text message I sent Em late Friday night after my Lasik Procedure. (Emma is my friend, my editor, and the mom of my daughters best friend.) Let me back up, on … Continue reading

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Nice – St.Tropez – St.Jean Cap Ferrat – Milan..back to reality

After 3 long months of vacation (school vacation that is) it is finally time to pack our things and head back to Milan. Not an easy task as this is the best time of the year to be on the … Continue reading

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Day to day life in the beautiful Engadine Valley in Switzerland..

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Dear readers, I know what your thinking, you’re wondering where the hell have you been? Well, your right, I mean what kind of blog is this after all?  That’s what I would be asking me if I were you. Your … Continue reading

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Dear Readers, some of you may think I am on vacation here in the French Riviera..

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however, I would just like to clarify it is not actually my vacation, but a vacation for my kids.  This does not in any way mean that I am also on vacation…unless you count that I am drinking a Rosé … Continue reading

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Weekends away – Monferrato for the Medieval Festival

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This past weekend after our tour de force of children’s’ sports days, shows and yes Saturday was also the end of the year school party, we decided we needed a break from it all. As in fresh air and wide … Continue reading

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How to avoid sfiga when visiting Italy..(bad luck)

Shortly after writing The beauty of Milan found in a parking space about learning how to see the positive side of things when you finally find parking space after like an hour and it’s right in front of a this … Continue reading

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Design Week Milan, the event of the week is..

Every year in April, Milan hosts what is known as the International Salone di Mobile, an event which has quickly taken the place of what fashion used to be for Milan, bringing in visitors from all over the world to … Continue reading

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St.Jean Cap Ferrat, and the beautiful Rothschild Gardens

Easter comes and goes leaving a good amount of chocolate in its wake. All the zii (which means aunts and uncles) have gone back home, leaving us to enjoy a week with Grandma Angie. We do what we never have … Continue reading

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Warm weather, flowers and dinner at our place..did someone get dinner?

Italians are typically known for being extremely social. Before we had children we were out on most nights: gallery openings, cocktails, restaurants as well as quaint dinners in the Milanese homes of our friends. Thinking back I don’t know how … Continue reading

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