FALL GIVEAWAY – NOW CLOSED :)

giveaway Happy Saturday lovelies! I hope you’re all having a relaxing day off, doing whatever it is that makes you happy. I have a friend visiting at the moment, so I’ve been playing tour guide a little bit, and also enjoying a lot of meals out. If you guys read my last post here, then you probably know I’m sans camera at the moment. I’ll hopefully be back to regular posts Monday/Tuesday, but until then, I have a little giveaway for you! GIVEAWAY TIME! I love you guys. Even though I’ve been away all summer, my readership ... Read More





        

2014!

vineyard sunlight-1 {sunlight filtering through a small vineyard in Umbria, Italy} Happy New Year everyone! I know we’re well into 2014 now, but I’ve been meaning to get this post up for a while. Besides, it would be kinda weird if I didn’t at least acknowledge that it’s 2014, right? I love January; everyone is filled with optimism and a desire to start fresh and be better.  2014 got off to a bit of a rocky start for me; I got pretty sick (again!) and couldn’t shake it off, which meant doctor’s visits and tests and stuff that ... Read More





        

3/1 SEASONAL CHALLENGE NOVEMBER INGREDIENT + OCTOBER CHALLENGE ROUNDUP

quinces Aaaaaaaaand it’s November. And a whole week into it, at that. This year has gone by really quickly for me—do any of you feel the same? I started out the year by leaving my job, taking a month out to visit my family in Italy, and starting my own business.  I also picked up this blog again, and I made some pretty cool new friends along the way. I’m quite fond of November as it gives you little glimpses of the holidays to come— the odd Christmassy store window, more friends dropping by for dinner, and crisper wea ... Read More





        

3/1 SEASONAL CHALLENGE OCTOBER INGREDIENT + SEPTEMBER CHALLENGE ROUNDUP

butternut squash I can’t believe it’s already October. It feels like September had just started and now we’re well into a whole other month. I really like October; the weather cools down, Halloween is just around the corner (it’s my second-favorite holiday after Christmas), and it means I can start baking more with things like cinnamon and apples and pumpkin, which are some of my favorite flavors. This month’s ingredient for the 3/1 Seasonal Challenge (read more about it too! Now, before we fully dive into butternut squash, here ... Read More





        
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