making pasta in florence, italy!

we have been in florence the last few days as we’ve continued our adventure in italy. i have been to florence only one other time, but it is perhaps my favorite city in italy and it’s been such a treat to get to be back here with my family. yesterday, our family took a little pasta making class at a small restaurant in the city and we had so much fun!...

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roma, italia!

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hello from rome! i’m in a hotel room right now and should totally be sleeping because my babies are (I WILL REGRET THIS IN A FEW HOURS), but i also allowed myself to drink bunch of cokes today (did you know i gave up soda on january 1st?! i don’t think i blogged about it so maybe not....

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be my valentine! (even for a minute, or two?!)

a few months shy of our 12th wedding anniversary (plus 5 sweet kids later that sometimes make that number feel 70 years longer), i’ve come to learn the best way to celebrate Valentine’s Day (and any special occasion, really), isn’t with a fancy dinner or box of chocolates or tickets to a beautiful show (although those things are certainly nice and wonderful, too!...

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that sunshiney day!

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i know it’s pouring rain outside today in new york city, but wasn’t yesterday so glorious?! a whole 37 degrees, sure. but it felt like summer after a weekend where it was something like -12 outside so I WILL TAKE YOU, 37 DEGREES OF BLISS and I WILL LOVE YOU. thanks for not making my face fall off....

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