Renovating my Home in Tuscany | An Honest Update

Renovating my Home in Tuscany | An Honest Update

I would love to pretend this Italian home renovation process has been an incredibly inspirational and educational journey, sprinkled in silver linings and dipped in expensive Italian wine with a side of spicy pecorino cheese, but it's been anything but that and I REFUSE to pretend I'm over here in Tuscany living my best life. This whole house renovating thing has been really hard.

One month in lockdown | Take me dancing in Santa Croce and feed me a 2am kebab + books I’m reading, turning 30 & more

One month in lockdown | Take me dancing in Santa Croce and feed me a 2am kebab + books I’m reading, turning 30 & more

It's looking like it might be a hot minute until someone can take us all dancing and for juicy vegetarian kebabs…Italian lockdown has been extended until May 3rd, and I'm trying to keep my cool, but the cabin fever is getting real — even for a homebody like me.

10 things I don’t spend money on in Italy | Frugal minimalist

10 things I don’t spend money on in Italy | Frugal minimalist

I've been having a hard time budgeting lately. I blame astrology; I'm a Taurus and that basically means I like materialistic things. I like good wine, expensive cheese, and EXCESS so if I'm going out, I'm not just having ONE glass of wine WHAT GET OUT OF HERE ARE YOU SERIOUS. 3 glasses or nothing, [...]

Caught Up in Last Year’s Feelings: New Job, New House, and my Best Italian Memories

Caught Up in Last Year’s Feelings: New Job, New House, and my Best Italian Memories

HI FRIENDS, 2020 is here! Before jumping into future home renovation plans I can't afford and new years resolutions I'll never keep, I want to take a moment to reflect on my busy 2019. It has been QUITE A YEAR. I made a few big changes: I quit my job and said goodbye to graphic [...]