UnWINEd in Oregon

Hi there, just wanted to share our most recent weekend getaway - Oregon!   If you follow my blog, you know that the hubby and I love to travel and find any excuse to get away, especially during a long weekend.  This year, for Memorial Day weekend we decided to take a nice long weekend in … Continue reading UnWINEd in Oregon

Weekend in Seattle

In my personal life, I love and value exploring a new city, getting away for the weekend or traveling to another country. The hubby and I have so many places we want to visit around the world, but also have a desire to explore various cities and states within the U.S.  Our travel plans are … Continue reading Weekend in Seattle

My broken smile

As a kid, it was brought up to my attention that I never smiled when I took pictures. I honestly never thought much of it, and I didn't quite care.  As I grew older, I began to notice my smile.  I observed pictures that I took with friends and family and noticed how everyone showed … Continue reading My broken smile

Big Sister

I can still remember the day when I came home from school and my toddler brother had torn a few pages from my Italian dictionary.  I was a senior in college.  I don't recall if I was upset, but I knew that he didn't know any better, and quite frankly, it was a new experience … Continue reading Big Sister

Beautiful

It was a special evening. We celebrated my mother-in law's birthday by treating her to the Carole King musical "Beautiful" at the Cadillac Palace. One of the many things that I admire about my mother-in-law is her passion and affinity for musicals, Broadway theater, and book tours. I have such admiration for her curiosity and … Continue reading Beautiful