Fourth of July 2019

Hello Everyone! It’s my favorite time of year.. SUMMAH!!  And with that comes the big bash for July 4th. H A P P Y 🎆 B I R T H D A Y 🎆 A M E R I C A This was a tricky party to throw this year. Why?  Well, just as we decided to…

Christmas 2018 and NYE

Hello WordPressland! Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas Season and a great start to 2019! Christmastime Fun! We had a great season exploring all that Boston has to offer before school vacation, AND after! My eldest sister is home from Italy with her family, and is for another 10 days or so, so we…

My Parents’ 50th Anniversary Celebration

Hello WordPress! Two weekends ago we celebrated my parents’ 50th Wedding Anniversary! Woo! I know, fifty years is quite an amazing milestone, when you sit to think about it. My parents’ anniversary is actually in February, but since my eldest sister is home from Italy this Christmas season they felt it would be the perfect…

Forty-two

Hiya WordPressland!! It has been incredibly busy this month for me and my family.  If you follow me on IG you know why in my story.  Those who do not follow me there are missing out on my crazy life with my eldest sister home, parties that seem to be happening every weekend, prepping for…

Celebrating My Mom

Hey everyone! Even though the celebration for my mom was a week ago, (my eldest sister is here from Italy so for scheduling we had to do it then), I am posting the party pics now.. on her actual birthday. It has been a crazy week of life and work.  Seriously, what a week. Before…

Top Ten Thursday- Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

Top Ten Thursday on a Wednesday? What!? Yes, my second Top Ten Thursday post is on a Wednesday.  For good reason though.  I won’t be able to post tomorrow, and before I am engulfed in prepping for the big day today, I am publishing my… Top Ten Thursday -Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions today! Valeria’s Top Ten Favorite THANKSGIVING…

Let’s Fiesta!!

Hello Everyone! This Saturday we celebrated our daughters’ birthdays.  The theme this year if you can’t guess from the blog title was…a …. FIESTA! Olé!   Every year we throw a themed party, of our kids’ choosing, and we try very hard to make sure it is not just a theme thrown together, but one that…

Fourth of July 2018

Hey Everyone! July 4, we cooked together and drank together…and sweat..uhm, together? Haha.  It was actually a lot of fun! This year we decided last minute to throw the big BBQ bash, just a little smaller than years past.  Just family (and our besties).  The decision came after we had made plans to travel up…

Easter Brunch 2018

Hey Everyone!! Yay!, it is almost Springtime! Next week, in fact. Yes! Finally!  I’m seeing it now. Rising temps. Warm breezes. Kisses lit by sunshine. Windows rolled down. Wearing colorful sundresses. Blooming flowers and green leaves popping from the naked trees. Getting closer to Summer. And most importantly…NO SNOW!! Can’t wait. (Ok I hear we…

Christmas 2017

May your days be merry and bright And may all your Christmases be white.” Greetings from a winter wonderland up in Massachusetts! This Monday we were given a ‘White Christmas’ like those from the movies. We had quite the snowy view out each window as we opened presents by our tree, but as soon as…