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My Tuscan Journal

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added on 26/03/2012 by: Lisabranc
My day to day life in Florence, working, navigating the Italian beauracracy, loving the fashion, enjoying lots of wonderful food and now raising a beautiful baby here.
 tags: Fashion, Food, Having a baby in Florence, Travels

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Live It Local  Posted on 12/08/2014
When I travel I like to walk the streets as if I know where I’m going without pulling out a large map and looking like a lost tourist.  This is what Live it Local is all about.  Visiting a place but feeling like a...
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DESINARE  Posted on 11/11/2014
LEARN – TASTE – SHOP Learning how to cook in Florence – my first cooking class ever! I have always wanted to do a cooking course and last week finally got to take part in a class at the newly created Desinare Cooking...
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Making Pasta…….  Posted on 10/26/2014
With a Toddler! This afternoon I made pasta for the first time ever (well I did attempt ravioli once upon a time but they were a bit of a failure).  Matteo was pretty impressed with the machine and so of course he had to be my...
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October Heat!  Posted on 10/20/2014
Yes, the weather is this gorgeous at the moment………. I have to keep reminding myself that it will be November next week! We only had our first really cold morning yesterday and as you may have heard, it has been raining so...
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Meeting Thomas  Posted on 07/30/2014
 Thomas Joseph Di Donato Today the 29th of July is the ‘official’ Due Date of Thomas, when I would have been 40 weeks.  Even though I knew that I would probably not go full term considering a cesarean was the plan at...
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Today in Florence  Posted on 06/15/2014
There is so much going on in Florence at the moment, mostly to coincide with the ‘Firenze Hometown of Fashion’ week.   Thanks to a bit of rain and a drop in the temperature this weekend, we went for a lovely walk into...
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In Fabbrica  Posted on 03/10/2014
With PAMPALONI Looking at the photos above, and based on the decor and beautiful silverware on the tables, you would be mistaken for thinking that I am in a very expensive and exclusive restaurant,   You will probably be...
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Busy, Busy, Busy!  Posted on 03/07/2014
I am feeling a little sheepish writing after such a long absence! I can’t believe that it has been nearly three whole months since my last post! A bit embarrassing really BUT I will tell what has been happening in those past months...
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Driving a Fiat 500 in Tuscany.  Posted on 12/15/2013
It was a stormy morning, the rain fell heavily and dark grey clouds rolled across the Florentine sky.  It wasn’t looking like the weather was going to improve as  I drove into the drive-way and saw a group of people...
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Orange shade of Autumn  Posted on 11/09/2013
We are experiencing such a beautiful Autumn at the moment.  Lovely warm days with crisp mornings and fresh nights.  One downside of this time of year is that we have turned our clocks back so it is depressingly dark at 6pm and it...
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