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Naked in the sprinkler

We are visiting Grandma in Indiana.  My children are thrilled, they never want to leave.  Cookies and milk before bed?  Grandma cuddles in the rocking chair, kisses and surprises?  I can’t compete.  So I have to try even harder to be the cool adult in the house. The other day, I let them strip down… Continue reading Naked in the sprinkler

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Filterless Fridays

I have been MIA from the blogging world for a week, as we (did I say “we”, I meant “I”) have been working very hard cleaning and organizing our condo and packing for the summer in Italy.  We did manage to sneak away for the morning yesterday, when the temperatures were warm enough (80s!) to… Continue reading Filterless Fridays

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Farinata with tomatoes, feta, and caramelized onions (a recipe)

I had a girlfriend and her kiddos over for lunch the other day.  I wanted to make something easy and tasty.  All of the most important qualities when entertaining, right?  I also wanted it to be gluten free. When we visited Lucca a few months ago, I had this wonderful little snack called farinata.  It is… Continue reading Farinata with tomatoes, feta, and caramelized onions (a recipe)