1. Hakaa/Lady Bug and Milk Storage Bags *For moms who breastfeed* My hakaa is the most useful present that I got during my on-going baby shower! No drop of milk (liquid gold) is left behind. Since this helps collect so much milk, mama will definitely be in need of more storage bags as well. I… Continue reading 10 Useful Gift Ideas for New Moms
A girl walked into a bar. It was me, I was that girl. When I first moved here to Bergamo to be with the love of my life and live out this beautiful fairytale I never would have expected running into this American guy working in a bar up in Città Alta. I walked in,… Continue reading Expat Life * Torn Between Two Worlds
This year has been a crazy one, to say the least. I try to remind Alberto, that he met me as a free spirit floating around Italy finding friends from past Italy trips and making new ones. Although I've now settled down, and am at a much more stable point in my life this desire… Continue reading Our Weekend Away in Tuscany – Greve in Chianti
Would I even be American if I don't have a side hustle or two?! Since moving to Italy I have always taught a little bit of English. I have worked in an international school teaching children English, tutored, helped friends casually, as well as private lessons. I must confess, nothing is as wonderful as working… Continue reading My experience with VIP Kid – 2020
Sometimes in life there are these times when you just don't think things could possibly get worse. There are some absolutely terrible times. I remember dealing with heartbreak that hurt so bad I never thought I would get over it, or traumatic times that the thought of them allows negativity to completely take over. Looking… Continue reading Life’s Beautiful Even The Ugly Parts
Self-love is sometimes very tricky and something I often struggle with. On May 12th, 2016, as I was planning my move to Italy, I was in a great headspace. I just found this little journal entry, and I'm posting it here because I want to feel this way every day. I need this reminder, and… Continue reading I’m the richest person in the world & you probably are too.
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”