Archive for the ‘simplicity’ Category

Clementines in Calabria

Christmas in Calabria: Home for the Holidays

Christmas in Calabria is magical and special, but perhaps not in the way you might think. It’s full of simple and pure joy revolving around family and food.

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Pomegranates - melegrane

Arrivederci Summer, Bentornato Fall!

A warm adieu to a brutal summer and an even warmer welcome back to a long-lost friend, the fall.

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Baur B&B, Piemonte, Italy

From Complex to Simple: How Mastering Change Brought About My Beautiful Life

This post by my carissima amica Diana Strinati Baur was originally published as the second half of her post about breaking up with her guru. But it needed a home all to itself.

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pink oleander / oleandro rosa

A Moment of Thanks: Losing Subscribers Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

The fact that we are gleaning advice and inspiration from each other as we each continue our individual journeys helps take the sting out of blog unsubscription notices. So thank you!

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Margherita and friends

Summer Schedule: Back to the Basics

Summer’s here, and I’m ready for a big change to my work schedule. Really, really ready.

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Michelle FabioMichelle Fabio is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer living in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy and savoring simplicity one sip at a time. 

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Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake