Category Archives: kids

My favorite place to shop in Milan for children’s clothes..

..is Mezzanotte Store. I noticed the store months before it opened mostly because the first thing built in the small store was a modern, white, 100% functional children’s playhouse. Something entirely new in a city where nannies can earn like … Continue reading

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Bike gone missing part 2

After a long lazy weekend I had all but forgotten about bike gone missing. Truth be said the very next day I was already smiling and saying Good morning to Portinaia like any other morning. Which is why this morning … Continue reading

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Where to shop high fashion vintage in Milan

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Recently, we went to have a hamburger at the very cool Deus Cafe- a concept/motorcycle/bicycle slash restaurant. After eating our hamburgers, buying t-shirts, and looking at motorcycles my kids and I found a hidden away RETRO STORE! That’s right, upstairs … Continue reading

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Milan, one big step forward..

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Weekends in Milan have never been better. This weekend the weather was beautiful and Milan was full of things to do for people of every age. This year along with the Orticola, the Flower Market that happens once a year … Continue reading

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Paas and Easter, back to our roots.

Our special guest has brought a bag full of goodies for the kids all the way from America. One of the most important being cheddar cheese goldfish crackers. Grandma tells the kids that these were my favorite and I swear … Continue reading

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Our special visitor from America

At 6.30am my alarm goes off. Only a few minutes earlier than it usually does. I get up, make my coffee (which is really espresso in what Italians call a mocha maker) and turn on the Ipad to read the … Continue reading

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Weekends in Milan, the beautiful Rotonda della Besana

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Weekends in Milan can be quite relaxing, especially if you happen to get a day of blue skies and sunshine like the one we had today. There are loads of events/exhibitions offered for all ages, all you have to do … Continue reading

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My Italian child.

I have 2 kids, ages 4 and 6. My daughter who is the 6-year-old has been to America more times than most of the adults I know. She has been to New York, Colorado, Oregon, and down the entire coast … Continue reading

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The Joy of Christmas

Having Christmas on the 21st turned out not so bad after all, it just meant a bit more organization than usual and well – running also helped. As in, really running. As in me running down the street where I … Continue reading

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The joy of Christmas

Christmas with the in-laws can be stressful for any family. Especially in cases where say… it’s the in-laws that get to decide on which day you will be celebrating Christmas. Fortunately for me, this is not our case. We will be … Continue reading

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