Category Archives: casa dolce casa

the joy of leavening

No sooner was Thanksgiving over than Four turned Five and the celebrating continued. What better way to test out my natural yeast in some real bread than by baking it for a house full of Italian guests? My kids turned … Continue reading

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november days

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loula

Last night I told the boys they would have to sleep in their own beds, for once. I needed a night to stretch out and not wake up to Four’s laughter in his sleep or Eight’s elbow in my face. … Continue reading

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at long last

For those of you who thought this day would never come, I bring you: my shelves. I never gave up hope. And Alberto eventually came through. Now I need to think about replacing that lone light bulb, currently taped to … Continue reading

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still waiting on that carpenter

No lie. We speak at least once a week and yet. I still have no kitchen shelves. We’re practically best friends now that I’ve finally figured out what time of day is best to call if I want to get … Continue reading

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pretty little things

With spring comes the desire to fix up this cozy little apartment. The domestic nester in me comes out of hibernation. I stumbled across this little shop on Etsy not very long ago. Veronica makes and sells ceramics from Pietrasanta … Continue reading

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even clutter looks pretty in the right light

Sometimes I just give up trying to tame the mess. I fill my bags up at the market but leave almost everything out on the counter and table so I can get back to my work right away. I’ve already … Continue reading

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