Tag Archives: moving

The curious disappearance of the over achieving alien in me

There comes  a time in our lives when we feel like we need a break. A moment of down time. Time for yourself to do a lot less of whatever it is you usually do. I’m talking serious take it … Continue reading

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Settimana di moda. Fashion Week Milan. Day 3.

I haven’t been sleeping well at night so the 3rd night after a long day I have a very large glass of Chianti with my dinner and by 9pm, fall fast asleep. I am dead asleep when all of a … Continue reading

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20 days without Internet and a home phone, the winner is..

Only 20 short days I am back online again! Thank you Telecom, now quick someone call the Italian better business bureau and tell them we have this years winner! (If you are noticing a note of irritation about my NON … Continue reading

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My Monday

6.40 wake up 7.00 wake up kids 7.10 wake up kids 7.20 dress and feed kids while still asleep (them not me) 7.55 out the door with kid #1 8.05 pick up another kid on the way to school 8.30 … Continue reading

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Making the move from big city life to the Monferrato wine country

10 days after our return from our weekend spent in the scenic hills of the Monferrato countryside a girlfriend of mine calls to tell me that they are thinking about moving out of the city. She tells me they are … Continue reading

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This is me.

This is me. My name is Grace. I’m American. I live in Northern Italy with my 2 kids and my Italian husband. How I got here : After I graduated from high school I did what every 18-year-old American does, … Continue reading

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Life love and Leonardo D.

When I first came to Italy I was completely smitten by absolutely everything in this country. The Duomo, La Scala, Il Cenacolo, the people and the history. Even paying 5 dollars for an apple at a beautiful open air market … Continue reading

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