Author Archives: Erica

Photos From My Mid-Day Runs

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Wildflowers

My joints have hurt all day.  I have no idea what is going on but I feel like a rickety old man and it is seriously bumming me out. I thought a long passeggiata (Italian for stroll) would help loosen … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Learn to Make Gluten Free Gnocchi

My life just got a helluva lot better; I learned how to make gluten free gnocchi! Incidentally, this was number 20 on my 35 Before 35 List so I am doubly happy! For those of you not in the know … Continue reading

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Sleep! Now!

It’s 4:30am.  I am awake and very annoyed. I am not exactly sure why I can’t sleep. Well, now that I think about it, it might have something to do with the rivers of caffeine I drank before bed. Anywho, did … Continue reading

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DIY Diffuser

This month is kind of a lean one for me and I am cutting back on frivolous spending.  And as much as I love scented candles, they are firmly frivolous, at least for August. No worries though, because I have … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Thing: Wine Bottle Plant Watering

I managed to kill every single one of my plants this summer.  Except the aloe plant, he is kind of a tough guy.  I am slowly rebuilding my indoor plant garden with mint, basil, marjoram, sage, and oregano and I … Continue reading

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I Finally Made a Good Iced-Coffee

Iced-Coffee is not really a thing here in Italy.  A shot of espresso with a shot of grappa is a thing, but god forbid you put ice in that drink.  It’s a shame really, since the only time I truly … Continue reading

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