Ciao Blogglisti, How are you doing? I wrote a post few months ago about being in a major funk after my trip to Milan. While Rome and I never got into fisticuffs, the situation was critical. Late last week, I stopped by a vendor I haven’t seen since moving out of the Center. She told … Continue reading I’m Going to Check Myself Before I Wreck Myself – Summer 2016
I’m still getting to know my neighborhood. One Sunday morning, I jogged past an interesting store window and made a mental note to check it out. Oh man, this place is going to be an issue. E’ Stile is a concept bookstore focusing on art, fashion, and interior design/architecture. They have a GREAT book selection. … Continue reading Io Adoro – E’ Stile Bookstore
The other week I went to the sixth annual flowers and plants show at Parco della Musica for the first time. These festivals are held throughout Italy during the Spring. The weather was terrible! I’m glad I went on Friday when it was just cloudy. Saturday it poured buckets. I had to work that day … Continue reading Life in Rome – Festival del Verde e Paesaggio
During the past year I’ve been working on a decorating and renovation project in the Historic Center for a client who wanted to update a few of their B&Bs. It was a great experience. At times it was also challenging, as the apartments were fully booked months in advance. The logistics were difficult. Located inside … Continue reading Project Via Monserrato – Reveal
Buon giorno! Life has been nuts these past few weeks between signing new clients and moving. I still have twenty-five boxes of books and magazines to unpack. I hope to publish a post on this blog the first and third Wednesday of the month, at least. I need get it on a schedule or else … Continue reading Life in Rome – Rome Luxury Suites, Via Babuino
I would say Happy New Year, but it’s already January 21th. After living in the Historic Center on Via del Pellegrino for seven years, I have moved to a new neighborhood. I now live in Parioli. To say this is a big change would be an understatement. One of the biggest changes was moving from … Continue reading Life in Rome – New Year, New Address
Wait a minute. How is it Christmas Eve already?! It’s a miracle that I’m still alive to write this short post. The farmer market was madness this morning. I was there at 7:45 a.m. and the nonne were out in force. One nonna and I almost got into fisticuffs over tortellini. The past few weeks … Continue reading Buone Feste!
The wonderful women at Italy Casa Mia asked me to write a guest post about where to have delicious cocktails in Rome. It was hard work, very difficult research. Photo: Gina Tringali However, somehow I was able to complete this assignment. Quite a bit of ink has been spilled recenty regarding how the cocktail scene … Continue reading Life in Rome – Where to go for Cocktails
I’m not sure why I started blogging ten years ago today. The blogging world has changed a great deal since my first post POST. Back then nobody was making money from blogging. It was way to communicate, connect, and create. I rarely read old posts. Some make me cringe (and not just because of all … Continue reading My Ten Year Anniversary.
Yes, the title is a question not a statement. This is a road my entrepreneur/freelancing friends and I are trying to navigate. I was thinking about this while walking home after meeting up with some girlfriends. They are a dynamic group of women. However, one thing I have noticed time and time again (especially when … Continue reading Self-Promotion – How do it Without Alienating Everyone?