We made a rookie mistake on our tour to the Vatican. Let me back up. We had decided to pay for a private tour of Ancient Rome (Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Pantheon). The best way to visit the sites Continue reading “Italy – Touring Rome + Vatican”
We flew into Rome in the morning and after a brief rest, hit the ground running. The best way to beat jetlag is to not take a nap or at least take a short one if you like some of ours, didn’t sleep all night. Continue reading “Italy – Touring Rome”
For quite some time, maybe 20 years (??), Italy was on the top of my list. Somehow a trip just didn’t get planned. I really wanted to do a
This week summer weather hit. We had gorgeous weather in April and into May. This week the temps hit the mid-90s. It’s officially time for me to switch from hot drinks to cold. I love the combination of strawberry and lemon. My friend Christine sells strawberry lemonade cupcakes at the market that are so good! Continue reading “Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie”
Several years ago I decided to jump on the ranunculus band wagon. I bought some bulbs or corms, as they are typically called. I read the very basic instructions: plant after threat of frost. Plant in shady area.
Bingo. Easy peasy. Ha! I think 1 or 2 came up, looked weakly around and died.