Everyday life in a small Italian town

After almost two weeks in the hustle and bustle of some of Europe’s most visited cities, we enjoyed our last week in Italy with some downtime in Maniago, the town my sister Pam currently calls home. Maniago, located in northeastern…

The vibrant island of Burano, Italy

Burano, Italy is a tiny little island just a short ferry ride from Venice. The adorable colorful houses combined with gorgeous weather, made the perfect destination for a ladies day out. (Matt joined us for the first half of our recent…

The captivating allure of Venice

Nothing captures the romantic imagination quite like Venice, which was the fourth stop on our recent European adventure. I guess with several kids in tow, the romance would have to wait, but we savored every moment of our time, regardless. After…

Florence, and a date with David

After a whirlwind few days in Rome, the next stop on our European adventure was Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Florence was also home to some of the worlds greatest prodigies, including; Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci…. the list…

When in Rome…

Ahhhh, Rome…the Eternal City, the Sacred City, the Capital of the World.  It’s difficult to sum up a city like Rome, which was the second stop on our recent European adventure. Prior to the trip, Ella wanted to do some reading…

Prague, Czech Republic; delightfully charming

Prague, a delightfully charming European city, was the first stop on a recent trip to Europe. My sister is currently living in Italy, so we knew a trip across the pond was in order before she moves on. To kick…