An Afternoon in the Town of Montalcino

    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    An afternoon in the town of Montalcino

    Less than an hour from Montefollonico (our Tuscan Countryside home base) is the charming town of Montalcino.  We spent an afternoon in Montalcino and could not have asked for better weather.   The drive from Montefollonico to Montalcino was breathtaking.  I kept making Wade stop the car so I could jump out to take pictures.   You will know you are in the “historic” town when you see the walls of the famous Fortress which was built in 1361.  Visitors…

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    Salmon Burgers with Fresh Avocado Salsa

    Buying salmon in bulk has been on repeat so far this year. Dinner time usually consists of baked salmon topped with a bit of EVOO, lemon slices and herb seasoning and a side of…

    Monday, January 16, 2017
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    What’s up with Jord Wood Watches?

    I don’t do many reviews here on the blog but when I was contacted by Jord Wood Watches to ask if I wanted to check one out- I was game!  There are a ton…

    Saturday, January 14, 2017
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    Easy Sushi Bowl

    January is zooming by at a fast rate, am I right? What New Year’s resolutions and goals did you make for yourself? Growing up, I always thought resolutions to be cheesy, but as I…

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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    Tuscany’s Montefollonico

    The Tuscan region of Italy was everything I hoped it to be. After a jam packed schedule of museums and art exhibits in Florence, I was ready for a more laid back atmosphere in…

    Sunday, January 8, 2017
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    Taking a Look Back at 2016

    (via Glitter Guide) Wow it’s 2017! 2016 is now a distant memory. The years keep flying by at a faster and faster pace as I get older.  Before jumping into the new year with…

    Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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    Holiday Cranberry Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

    It’s Christmas Eve and we are just hours away from hosting our family for dinner. For the menu we are keeping it simple with Short Ribs (in the dutch oven), mashed potatoes and asparagus.…

    Saturday, December 24, 2016
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    Christmas Sangria

    Christmas is just a few days away and I am in complete holiday spirit mode.  Last week I wanted a festive drink and had a bunch of  winter fruits to use before they spoiled.…

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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    DIY Rose Hand Scrub

    Christmas is a week away and if you are like me, you still have presents to buy!  I made a centerpiece with red roses a few weeks ago for this post  and just couldn’t bare…

    Sunday, December 18, 2016