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How an Elegant Woman Spends Her Day

How an Elegant Woman Spends Her Day

Do you ever wonder how some women can get so much done in one day, and look cool and elegant while doing it. Below I have listed my ideas on how an elegant woman spends her day. They are habits that can help you refine your daily experiences. Hopefully, you can adopt...

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Gimlet, A Cocktail With Literary Merit

Gimlet, A Cocktail With Literary Merit

An icy gimlet is the perfect cocktail for summer. It's cold, it's sweet, it's refreshing, and looks pretty too. I had my first gimlet at Trader Vic's in Beverly Hills. Not only was Trader Vic's a delightful restaurant, it was also known for its cocktails. It had many...

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Let’s Make an Italian Herb Blend for Easy Cooking

Let’s Make an Italian Herb Blend for Easy Cooking

I love shortcuts for cooking. Instead of using five different bottles of dried herbs in a dish, I like to premix my herbs so I can grab one and be done. You can buy them in the supermarket already blended, but this will save you a lot of money, and you can mix them...

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10 Ways To Add La Dolce Vita To Your Summer

10 Ways To Add La Dolce Vita To Your Summer

As with everything in life, Italians do summer with style, creativity, and glamour. Here are 10 ways to add La Dolce Vita to your summer. 1. Watch the show Riviera for style inspiration, mainly the clothes worn by Julia Stiles and Lena Olin. In the U.S. you can watch...

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How an Elegant Woman Spends Her Day

How an Elegant Woman Spends Her Day

Do you ever wonder how some women can get so much done in one day, and look cool and elegant while doing it. Below I have listed my ideas on how an elegant woman spends her day. They are habits that can help you refine your daily experiences. Hopefully, you can adopt...

read more
Gimlet, A Cocktail With Literary Merit

Gimlet, A Cocktail With Literary Merit

An icy gimlet is the perfect cocktail for summer. It's cold, it's sweet, it's refreshing, and looks pretty too. I had my first gimlet at Trader Vic's in Beverly Hills. Not only was Trader Vic's a delightful restaurant, it was also known for its cocktails. It had many...

read more
10 Ways To Add La Dolce Vita To Your Summer

10 Ways To Add La Dolce Vita To Your Summer

As with everything in life, Italians do summer with style, creativity, and glamour. Here are 10 ways to add La Dolce Vita to your summer. 1. Watch the show Riviera for style inspiration, mainly the clothes worn by Julia Stiles and Lena Olin. In the U.S. you can watch...

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The Manhattan Cocktail – A Sophisticated Affair

The Manhattan Cocktail – A Sophisticated Affair

My brother had a milestone birthday this month, and asked me to make him a Manhattan cocktail. You may not know this about me, but I’m a master cocktail mixer, if I do say so myself - LOL. I have no formal training but I have a fascination with vintage cocktails, and...

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Top 10 Summer Essentials You Need Right Now

Top 10 Summer Essentials You Need Right Now

The Italian word for summer is estate (pronounced eh-stah-tay). Summer officially begins June 20th, although most people in the U.S. unofficially start with Memorial Day weekend. To make 2021 the sweetest estate of your life, let's jazz up the sunny season with these...

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10 Ways To Live La Dolce Vita

10 Ways To Live La Dolce Vita

What do you think of when you hear the phrase la dolce vita? Do you think of the Fellini movie with Marcello Mastroianni fishing the luscious Anita Ekberg from the Trevi Fountain? Or perhaps you think of enjoying a beautiful plate of pasta with an Aperol Spritz while...

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How To Create an Elegant Mindset

How To Create an Elegant Mindset

Elegance is not just about style, manners, and design. True elegance starts with your thoughts. Here are some tips on how to create an elegant mindset. All of the lovely, elegant things you want to create will start to fall into place for you when you start by sorting...

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5 Days of Self-Care Practices

5 Days of Self-Care Practices

It's self-care week. Yay!!! Below you will find five days of self-care practices to help you navigate this thing called life. Enjoy! Day 1 - Controlled Breathing Whether you listen to a meditation, relaxation music, or breathe in silence, take time to rest and...

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