More Wondering than Wandering

Lately I have definitely been doing more wondering that wandering. Though my passport is gathering dust, my mind is always preparing for the next journey. I spin the globe in my mind and plan my someday adventures. Usually I’m influenced by something I read – be it an article, a recipe, or one of theContinue reading “More Wondering than Wandering”

Where I Wish I Was Right Now…

Just got an email from my father with pictures of him taking the first swim in their recently renovated pool, behind the villa they have been renovating. It’s over 100 degrees in the province of Roma right now… perfect for a swim and al fresco dinner in the olive grove with my family. A girl canContinue reading “Where I Wish I Was Right Now…”

Chef’s Night Off – Ibiza Anyone?

Personally, I’ve never been to Ibiza before – Not for lack of desire, the opportunity has just not presented itself yet. In the meantime, I enjoy the treats my sister brings back for me from her annual trip there with her friends. Today was particularlly challenging for a Monday, and it’s in the 90s and humidContinue reading “Chef’s Night Off – Ibiza Anyone?”

More Armchair Traveling – Italy to Vietnam

On rainy days when I have to get up and go to work, I wish that I could grab a cup of coffee, a good book or a stack of magazines and curl up in my cozy chair. I love the experience of being transported to new and exotic places through stories, photos and recipes.Continue reading “More Armchair Traveling – Italy to Vietnam”