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  • Postcards from Paris - Travel - Paris - @lacegraceblog1

    Postcards From Paris

    I have been back in the states for about a week now and slowly going through my photos from our recent trip to Paris.  Paris was like a dream. I can see why it…

    Friday, March 24, 2017
  • Easy Homemade Tzatziki - Recipes - @lacegraceblog1

    Delicious and Easy Homemade Tzatziki Dip

    Ah Greek food, probably my favorite type of food in the world. I still remember how fresh everything was when I visited Greece a few years back; each dish seemed to be made with…

    Monday, February 27, 2017
  • The Best Way to Visit Florence's Duomo - Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Best Way to Visit Florence’s Duomo

    I had mixed feelings about Florence when we were planning our vacation to Italy last fall.  Out of all of our stops, I was least excited about Florence.  I am not much of an…

    Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Healthy Crock Pot Beef Stew

    We are finally supposed to get some snow this week (not holding my breath) and I could not be more excited. This winter has been unusually warm here in Maryland and I am well…

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  • Tuscany's Montefollonico is the perfect place to relax and live like a local

    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
  • 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
  • The Best Way to See the Colosseum in Rome

    One of the most famous landmarks in Rome (if not in all of Italy) has to be the Colosseum- originally called the Flavian Amphitheater.  The Colosseum completed construction in 80 AD and held enough…

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • Rainbow Burano

    Our first stop in Italy was to the floating island of Venice. We made sure that one full day was spent exploring the nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Burano, the colorful fishermen’s island…

    Monday, November 21, 2016
  • Vignamaggio is over 600 years old and a must see while in the Chianti Classico Region of Tuscany

    Tuscany’s Vignamaggio Estate

    A little less than an hour south of Florence you will find one of the oldest vino estates in Tuscany- Vignamaggio! Vignamaggio is over 600 years old and a must see while in the…

    Friday, November 18, 2016