on with the next twenty

As much as I love to travel, I loathe the traveling part. Two days before we are actually en route my stomach starts to churn. Then there’s the waking up in a panic because I know our passports are missing. … Continue reading

the food of Paros, Greece

You thought I was kidding about the fishline… We took a short ferry ride from Paros to Antiparos to spend the day at St.Giorgio Beach and have lunch at Captain Pipinos. We arrived at what appeared to be a deserted beach, save … Continue reading

what’s for lunch today?

Lunch hangs waiting to be cooked seaside in Piso Livadi. Whenever Ralph and I are scoping out a beach for the day, we look for the taverna with the ‘clothesline of octopus’. Greece is amazing for having fantastic tavernas on the remotest of beaches. … Continue reading

the love of my life

Twenty years ago today, we stood at an altar with our three little girls surrounding us and  promised to love each forever… I love that it is still forever… Stuffed Mushroom Caps recipe to follow when I get home! Thanks … Continue reading



Roma was the final chapter in our Italian odessey. Despite the soaring temperatures, train loads of tourists, wild traffic, brutal car exhaust and sore feet, under the watchful eye of Julius Caesar and countless other famous Romans, we were still game to … Continue reading

Tuscany was magical

Tuscany was magical

So many wonderful things were happening that by the time we left Venice for Florence, it was clear to us that we had a guardian angel. We named her, Meg: Patron Saint of Prosecco. We paid homage to her/it as often as we … Continue reading

we began in Venice

we began in Venice

Spending an Italian holiday with three of my closest friends is a bucket list scratch. Each of us has experienced life changing on a dime. Knowing that this opportunity may never happen again inspired us to live in the moment. The chances … Continue reading


Just checking in… We leave this morning for Roma. Three days will not be enough to discover all the beauty but we intend to do our best. I promise lots of pictures and stories to come. xo


what’s the likelihood that four women could holiday together and find bliss… we landed in Venice – whisked to the pier, ferried to our hotel via water taxi, two prosecco veiled days of canaled streets, gondola rides, spectacular food and deep restful … Continue reading