There are so many exciting ways to break the news. Here's how we did it. Given that I see Alberto's parents every day (I'm spoiled by his mom, which will be an entire post on its own), we told them the very night that we found out. I placed the pregnancy test in a box… Continue reading Telling All the Grandparents About Baby Z
5 months pregnant, married just about 4 months, stuck in quarantine going on 3 weeks, just the 2 of us, in 1 house. We all choose our significant other keeping their faults in mind.... however, you don't normally have to be smothered by those faults for a month constantly. I found it so interesting, yet… Continue reading Newlywed, Pregnant, and Stuck in a House – How we’re surviving COVID-19 Quarantine
A Fairytale Proposal At Juliet's Balcony in Verona, Italy I never thought in a million years that he would have thought about proposing like this. Alberto really outdid himself with this. In Italy, down-on-one-knee proposals are pretty rare. Normally, it's a conversation. The couple discusses being married and they start planning. Engagements aren't as big… Continue reading Mr. Z and the most Perfect Proposal!
Extra cool points if you know which show I got this title from. We're in quarantine, in Bergamo, Italy. There is death all around us right now. It's depressing. Even just taking the dog for a walk and seeing people cross the street to avoid you, or feeling the need cross the street to avoid… Continue reading “Why being really lonely is sometimes super awesome”
At 17 weeks my What to Expect app informed me that Baby Z is now the size of a... POP TART! Growing so fast and of course this made me crave pop tarts. However, living in Bergamo, Italy pop tarts don't exist. Thank God for Google: CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ORIGINAL RECIPE THAT I… Continue reading Homemade Pop Tarts
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Peach is a domestic short hair, with a little Siamese flair. Her mom was half siamese and she passed down her beauty to this little Italian Principessa. Peach enjoys coming in and out of the house, squishing our stomachs with her massages, and killing all the small animals around the area. In her free time,… Continue reading Meet Peach
Knight is a short haired American domestic, born in Pennsylvania. He flew to Florida at the young age of 5 weeks to meet his new best friend and big brother, Roman the Lab, after being found under a house. He's flown more times than his big brother, including the big flight across the pond. MIA… Continue reading Meet Knight
He's an American (Floridian) Yellow Lab, now enjoying his home in Bagnatica, Italy. Yes, I brought him here on a plane. No, it was not easy. No, he did not have any problem with it. He's an easy going kinda guy who's always just looking for cuddles and a good time.
Long story short... Here are some shortened versions if you don't want to read the whole thing: Love Stories by Questa Dolce Vita: Brittni and AlbertoBergamo News: Lascia le spiagge di Palm Beach per BagnaticaCorriere della Sera: Dalla Florida a Bagnatica per Alberto Long story long... Summer 2015: after a night with my friend Jennifer… Continue reading How we met, the beginning of Mr.Z + Me