Reasons I love Italy and why I learn Italian

Falling in love with the Italian language has been one of the more beautiful surprises of my life. Growing up in an Italian-American family, with a grandfather who, as a teenager, emigrated from Puglia in southern Italy to America, Italy was no big deal to me. I never intended to learn Italian, and I especially never expected…

Eat Pray Love, a Tribute

The title of the invitation to submit our story is “Eat Pray Love made me do it”… and fans of the book were encouraged to share something amazing/wonderful/unexpected that they did in their life as inspired by Eat Pray Love. Following is my submission:* — Truthfully, I can’t attribute one specific change, habit, or experience…

“A Beautiful Ordinary” featured at Mamalode today!

Mamalode has been called “America’s BEST parenting magazine” by Lisa Stone of BlogHer, and today, they are featuring my post, “A Beautiful Ordinary”!!! I am immensely honored. ❤ Please take a moment to hop over there read the piece — click here for the direct link. This is a very personal writing (big thank you to Husband…