Ciao for Now with Questa Dolce Vita

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I was so kindly asked by social media friend (and one I hope to meet IRL someday) Jasmine, to be a part of her ‘Ciao for Now’ series on her blog where she interviews re-pats on their time spent in Italy. Talking about Italy is one of my favorite topics, so of course I accepted.

I recently returned to the states 5 months ago and have been slowly acclimating myself back to living in the U, S of A- although a completely different state now, so it still feels as if I’m in a different country sometimes. Check out my full Q & A with Jasmine below on life in and after Italy.

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How To Make Homemade Ravioli

It had been on my bucket list for some time to take a cooking class, especially while being here in Italy,  I knew I couldn’t leave without having done one. While researching different places to take a cooking course, I was introduced to Bon Appetour through a friend. Bon Appetour is a food sharing experience in which you are typically welcomed into a home of a local. The host then prepares a meal for you, as if you are in a restaurant. There is another option in which you can choose a cooking course where you make the meal together! There is also wine tasting available and other unique dining options for those that want a different dining experience.

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Goodbye Winter

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I refuse to believe that mid-March is already knocking on our door. This winter was our first in nearly 5 years living in Miami, which I was sort of looking forward to, but without regard it seems to be moving on as quickly as it arrived. In contrast to how quickly winter as fleeted, I think I often fail to realize how fortunate I am to be able to live at such a slow pace compared to how my life was a year ago. I used to stress about finding enough time or energy to accomplish anything else outside of work, whereas nowadays, my day to day routine usually consists of a 30 minute workout, working on my blog or YouTube channel, catching up on emails, and teaching for 1 or maybe 2 hours a day.

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