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florence… gelato

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What better treat to enjoy while walking around Florence then a gelato! I highly recommend a stop at ‘Edoardo gelato biologico’ (not only is it organic ice cream… but it has VEGAN options too!!!) it is near il duomo.      and this concludes my Florence posts 🙂 if you missed

Florence…il duomo

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Please see my post on Florence here 🙂 and my 1st and 2nd top places to visit Lastly, you can’t go to Florence and not visit the famous “Il Duomo di Firenze” (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore) … my kids were blown away with the size of it and the ceiling inside is incredible.

Florence…Piazza della Signoria

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Please see my first post about Florence here 🙂  and my 1st favourite place to see here 🙂 My 2nd favourite is… Piazza della Signoria and Piazzale degli Uffizi and the area around it It is amazing… full of incredible sculptures / statues that my kids thought were incredible. my oldest was so excited as

Florence…Piazzale Michelangelo

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Please see my first post about Florence here 🙂 My number 1 favorite place was … Piazzale Michelangelo, not to be missed!!! The view is spectacular! You have probably seen it in pictures … try to go before sunset and catch the sunset there … breathtaking! ~Lisa

Florence

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Florence… I really want to say that I loved florence and I want to say it is gorgeous and stunning and stop there … but Florence is a tourist destination and I really dislike touristy spots. I took the kids there as I had never been and honestly was curious

driving in Italy

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my random thoughts about driving in Italy 1. Italians are INSANE drivers! 2. Do NOT trust your GPS in Italy; It takes you down dead end roads or makes you take a side street just so you end up back on the main road.  3. Italians drive FAST… and I mean really fast! 4. Why

flashback friday… Pietracatella

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My mom was from a very small town in the mountains of Campobasso (Molise, Italy) I spent endless hours sitting on the stoop in front of my grandparents home, collecting all the snails that crawled by and playing hide and seek and tag with the kids. these pictures were taken

my mom and dad

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For those of you that know me, you know that come fall I get a little depressed and somewhat anxious about the impending winter months. Some of that is impart due to all the losses I have suffered at this time of the year. Today is the seventh anniversary of my