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La Dolce Vita Gift Guide Inspired by Italian Lifestyle

La Dolce Vita Gift Guide Inspired by Italian Lifestyle

Give the gift of the sweet life with these La Dolce Vita-inspired presents. If you follow my lifestyle suggestions outlined in the La Dolce Vita Files, you know that the Mediterranean lifestyle touches on all aspects of your life. From healthy eating, entertaining,...

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Gift Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Gift Ideas for Entrepreneurs

We all know that special person in our lives who is on track to making it big. Perhaps you’re that person. Maybe it’s your daughter, son, or best friend. As an entrepreneur I've discovered several items and tools that make my working life easier and more pleasant....

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Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

When I first started following a Mediterranean diet, I wasn't losing weight. I had to admit to myself, "If you think this is the Mediterranean Diet, you're doing it wrong." Then I discovered how to do it better. Countless studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet...

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The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean way of living is slower and more attuned to the seasons. We live such fast-paced lives in the U.S. that we don’t take time to enjoy actually living. I know when I was working as a managing editor, I had little time for a private life. I worked...

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Italian Bath and Body Products I’m Loving

Italian Bath and Body Products I’m Loving

From time to time I like to share with you products I've been loving. These Italian Bath and Body Products have been helping me cope with winter dry skin. They've become part of my daily and nightly skin care routine. These products are either from Italian companies...

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5 Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

5 Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

I thought about creating a gift guide for Valentine’s Day, but we all have enough stuff, right?. We probably even have too much stuff. Instead I created a list of 5 ideas for Valentine’s Day activities and gestures to show your love to your partner, parents, children,...

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A Winter Solstice Message

A Winter Solstice Message

Today, December 21, is the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It's the darkest day of the year. But it marks the turnaround when the days start getting lighter and brighter. It's a time to celebrate all of the good things to come. Since ancient times, the...

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Join Me for the Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox

Join Me for the Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox

Starting January 2, I will be hosting a 4-week wellness coaching program to get you started on a healthy new lifestyle. Join Me for the Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox. The Mediterranean Body + Mind Detox is not a diet program, but a lifestyle program designed to...

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How To Host the Perfect Italian Aperitivo

How To Host the Perfect Italian Aperitivo

Here is your guide to how to host the perfect Italian aperitivo. In Italy, the traditional aperitivo is a natural part of life. It’s a beautiful custom that we can adopt no matter where in the world we live. The Italian aperitivo is a pre-dinner cocktail with some...

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Cozy Up to the Mediterranean Diet for Autumn

Cozy Up to the Mediterranean Diet for Autumn

One of the principles of the Mediterranean diet is eating with the seasons. Let's embrace the autumn with its chilly weather and take a look at what fruits and vegetables are available at this time of year. And we'll also take a look at other ways you can celebrate...

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