Category Archives: italiano

10K to Dinner Party (or the day after I violated a chicken)

10K in the morning, dinner party in the evening. Sounds like great planning right? I think I didn’t really take in to account how tired I would be after the 10K. But after a nap, I was ready to host … Continue reading

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(Semi) Tuscan Lamb Chop Skillet with sauteed greens

Many people will tell you not to go to the grocery store hungry because you make purchases you shouldn’t. For some reason, my crazy butt went to the grocery store ravenous and when I saw that lamb was on sale, … Continue reading

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Summer lunch at Yale Farm

So apparently Yale has a farm. I think I had been vaguely aware of that when I was in graduate school, but I (for some reason) thought it was far away. However, its right in my neighborhood. Whoddathunkit? During the … Continue reading

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Cosmo’s orzo with fire roasted tomatoes and spinach

After my midnight run to the grocery store (that was preceded by me locking my keys in my car while it was on….**shakes my head**) I decided that I shop way too much for someone who doesn’t have anyone else … Continue reading

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My Italy Vacation, Day 3- Florence

Another early morning. Our shuttle met us at our hotel lobby at 7am and we rode through wine country to Florence. As we were leaving Rome, the views gave way to lush greenery and beautiful Tuscan style houses. After three … Continue reading

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My Italian Vacation…Day 1

Earlier this year, my line sisters and I took a trip to Vegas to celebrate our 10 year line anniversary. During this trip, one of my line sisters, L told us about a trip her and her brother were planning … Continue reading

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A Lambtastic dinner!

I had a strange craving for lamb this weekend, which is very odd for me because I haven’t cooked red meat in my house in over three years and a rarely eat it. So, I though maybe my body was … Continue reading

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Visual inspirations

Flowers at the front reception area when you walk into the office. Seeing those made me smile. I “heart” the Savvy Tea Gourmet in Madison, CT! This place is a tea lover’s heaven! Orchids make me happy! They are so … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love

One woman’s Journey through three countries: Italy, India, and Indonesia My close friend E recommended that I read this book after a breakup a few years ago. I was immediately engrossed in the way that Elizabeth Gilbert discribed her depression … Continue reading

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June 2, 2010

I feel that I learnedĀ a lotĀ from my May Project to stay in the moment. So I have decided to continue to blog and see where it takes me. June 1, 2010 Ciao amici miei!(Hello My friends) The first day of … Continue reading

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