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Two years of blogging, a foodie weekend away in the Italian Riviera, good memories and a bit of homesickness!

28 Aug

Dear readers

I spent three amazing days with my husband and my parents in their place by the seaside in the Italian Riviera and every time I go there I feel like I am a little girl again, I have so many memories of my childhood in that place that every time I have to leave again I feel a bit of a pain in my heart…but I look forward every time to go back there next summer! The weekend was all about to celebrate my birthday and to spend some quality time with my family that I don’t see as much unfortunately. One lunch after another, one drink after the other, one dinner after the other…I might have put some weight on but I don’t care, I love it!! How can I “diet” where there is focaccia, fresh pasta shop and great seafood in every corner?? You can now see some pictures of the weekend…and I realised as well that I have been blogging for two years now…time flies and I still love blogging, thanks to all my supporters that read my posts all the time and keep me motivated to carry on to write the diary of my life!!! xxx

Happy-birthday-two

My breakfast!! Focaccia genovese and caffelatte…yum!

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My lovely present from my cousin!Italian Riviera weekend (3)

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My parents joining us on the evening aperitifItalian Riviera weekend (6)

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My husband doing Daniel Craig 🙂Italian Riviera weekend (15)

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Obsessed with limoncello?Italian Riviera weekend (12)

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The Flavor market with local productsItalian Riviera weekend (19)

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Another aperitif on the main squareItalian Riviera weekend (25)

Good pizzaItalian Riviera weekend (26)

And of course we needed some ice cream after!

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Another lunch out

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We don’t need the menu here…

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And finally Goodbye Chiavari, I heart you.

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The working desperate housewife is going to be off for nearly 3 weeks, God she needs a vacation…or 2!!!

10 Jun

Time is up for me, on Tuesday I will start my 3 weeks off, first step is going back home to visit my family in Italy, and maybe spend the weekend on the Italian Riviera, second step will be come back to England next Monday evening….and leave Tuesday morning to go to Miami!!!! And next Thursday we will be off to Bahamas by boat (motion sickness tablets, valium tablets and a drink for the journey for me!), Bimini here we come!

Right, I haven’t started to pack yet but I will very soon, in the past few days I have just been working, shopping (food shopping), cleaning, washing, ironing, cooking, cleaning again….my husband is sad that I’m leaving him at home, he will miss the official chef (plenty of portions of lasagne in the freezer I’m sure he will be fine!)

So next time I will post it will be from Italy…I can’t wait! Enjoy your weekend!

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