• Perfect Fall Skirts

    I am so happy to have started collaborating with ChicWish! They sent me 2 of their beautiful skirts and they’re both absolutely perfect for this fall season! Living in Florida, I can’t fully commit to sweaters and cardigans just yet. But with this jacquard baroque skirt and this organza skirt, they’re perfect for the current weather while still being on-trend!… [Continue Reading]

    Perfect Fall Skirts
  • Things To Do in Florence Italy

    There are so many things to do, see, experience, and eat while visiting Florence, Italy! So I’ve put together this comprehensive Florence travel guide. It encompasses all of the things that one must see and do while visiting this beautiful and historic city. Florence, Italy is the awe-inspiring home of the Renaissance with pockets of modernity in a city that… [Continue Reading]

    Things To Do in Florence Italy
  • Shopping in Florence: Best Shops and What to Buy in Florence Italy

    Most people associate the best place to go shopping in Italy is Milan (as it is the fashion capital of the world). But I respectfully disagree, I prefer to go shopping in Florence, Italy! You can find all the same big designer stores and a ton of small quaint stores from local fashion designers to vintage shops. 1. Leather Goods… [Continue Reading]

    Shopping in Florence: Best Shops and What to Buy in Florence Italy
  • La Dolce Vita and How To Live It

    I believe we could all benefit from adopting the attitude of making life as sweet and enjoyable as possible, rather than just passable. Here are a few of my favorite ways you can implement a taste of La Dolce Vita from where ever you are!⁣⁣ 1. Take your time & enjoy yourself In the hectic and fast-paced world, we live… [Continue Reading]

    La Dolce Vita and How To Live It
  • Dolce & Gabbana Pasta Set

    Dolce & Gabbana’s Collaboration with Pastificio Di Martino Dolce & Gabbana and Italian pasta brand Pastificio Di Martino have collaborated together to bring us one stunning pasta set and apron! But this is no regular pasta. Pastificio Di Martino is based in the Italian city of Gragnano. Which actually has a Protected Geographic Indication for its pasta. In addition to… [Continue Reading]

    Dolce & Gabbana Pasta Set

Bella Vita Guide Fall Favorites

Perfect Fall Skirts

I am so happy to have started collaborating with ChicWish! They sent me 2 of their beautiful skirts and they’re both absolutely perfect for this fall season! Living in Florida, I can’t fully commit to sweaters and cardigans just yet. But with this jacquard baroque skirt and this organza skirt, they’re perfect for the current weather while still being on-trend!…

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Things To Do in Florence Italy

There are so many things to do, see, experience, and eat while visiting Florence, Italy! So I’ve put together this comprehensive Florence travel guide. It encompasses all of the things that one must see and do while visiting this beautiful and historic city. Florence, Italy is the awe-inspiring home of the Renaissance with pockets of modernity in a city that…

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Shopping in Florence: Best Shops and What to Buy in Florence Italy

Most people associate the best place to go shopping in Italy is Milan (as it is the fashion capital of the world). But I respectfully disagree, I prefer to go shopping in Florence, Italy! You can find all the same big designer stores and a ton of small quaint stores from local fashion designers to vintage shops. 1. Leather Goods…

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La Dolce Vita and How To Live It

I believe we could all benefit from adopting the attitude of making life as sweet and enjoyable as possible, rather than just passable. Here are a few of my favorite ways you can implement a taste of La Dolce Vita from where ever you are!⁣⁣ 1. Take your time & enjoy yourself In the hectic and fast-paced world, we live…

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Dolce & Gabbana Pasta Set

Dolce & Gabbana’s Collaboration with Pastificio Di Martino Dolce & Gabbana and Italian pasta brand Pastificio Di Martino have collaborated together to bring us one stunning pasta set and apron! But this is no regular pasta. Pastificio Di Martino is based in the Italian city of Gragnano. Which actually has a Protected Geographic Indication for its pasta. In addition to…

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Lunch at Campiello Naples

An Afternoon at Campiello Naples Campiello Naples is one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Naples. It’s actually where my now husband and I spent our first Valentine’s Day! I recently had lunch there with my friends Piper and Christine and we had a wonderful time. I knew I had to share my experience and our delicious meal! Drinks We…

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Our Amalfi Coast Wedding

Our Amalfi Coast Wedding The first questions I get asked when I tell someone that my husband and I had our wedding off the Amalfi Coast in Italy are: “Are either of you Italian?” and “why Italy?.” First off, thanks to 23andme I can say that I am part Italian, but that had nothing to do with that decision. And…

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Favorite Italian Beauty Brands

Are you ready to embrace the simple yet luxuriously indulgent lifestyle of Italian women? Italians revolve their decisions around things that make them feel good. From the extra glass of wine at dinner to enjoying a lovely plate of pasta without feeling guilty, Italians have perfected the pleasure seeking lifestyle. And among the many pleasures that Italian women pride themselves…

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How to Make Homemade Pasta

Fresh pasta is a completely different product from dried pasta. Fresh pasta is typically made from eggs and all-purpose or “00” flour, which is a very finely ground flour from Italy. Whereas, dried pasta dough is typically made with water and semolina, a flour with a much higher gluten content. The structure of semolina pasta dough makes it sturdy enough…

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Influencer Pasta Class at Sur La Table

I partnered with Sur La Table to host my first influencer pasta class with fellow local influencers. Almost everyone in the group had never made fresh homemade pasta before so it was really a treat for everyone to make it themselves! If you’ve never attended a cooking class, I highly recommend it! The cooking classes at Sur La Table are…

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