A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

How do you make a dream come true? I read a quote recently that really got me thinking. It's from Earl Nightingale who was a speaker and writer in personal development. I've been reading a vintage business management manual he wrote called Lead the Field. While it is...

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My Aspirational Dress

My Aspirational Dress

I was watching season 1 of Gossip Girl, and in the first Episode, Serena goes on a date with Dan wearing a sequin mini dress with thick black tights and ankle boots. I fell in love with this outfit. Despite the fact that Serena is supposed to be a teenager in GG, and...

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Vintage Workouts I Still Love

Vintage Workouts I Still Love

I've been an on-and-off fitness enthusiast for several decades. I go through periods of enjoying exercise regularly, and then I get distracted and busy with something else, and I let it go. But each time I come back to it, I find myself returning to my old favorites....

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Make Plans Not Goals

Make Plans Not Goals

In January many people set goals for the new year. We hear people talking about resolutions. These usually involve losing weight, exercising more, finding a new job, getting a promotion, or starting a new business. All of these goals are worthy. But what you really...

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A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

How do you make a dream come true? I read a quote recently that really got me thinking. It's from Earl Nightingale who was a speaker and writer in personal development. I've been reading a vintage business management manual he wrote called Lead the Field. While it is...

read more
My Aspirational Dress

My Aspirational Dress

I was watching season 1 of Gossip Girl, and in the first Episode, Serena goes on a date with Dan wearing a sequin mini dress with thick black tights and ankle boots. I fell in love with this outfit. Despite the fact that Serena is supposed to be a teenager in GG, and...

read more
Vintage Workouts I Still Love

Vintage Workouts I Still Love

I've been an on-and-off fitness enthusiast for several decades. I go through periods of enjoying exercise regularly, and then I get distracted and busy with something else, and I let it go. But each time I come back to it, I find myself returning to my old favorites....

read more
Make Plans Not Goals

Make Plans Not Goals

In January many people set goals for the new year. We hear people talking about resolutions. These usually involve losing weight, exercising more, finding a new job, getting a promotion, or starting a new business. All of these goals are worthy. But what you really...

read more
Finding Your Aesthetic as a Key to Your Future

Finding Your Aesthetic as a Key to Your Future

Our lives have changed dramatically during this pandemic. Most of us spent a lot more time at home than we are used to. Now that we can see the light at the end of the proverbial quarantine tunnel, it’s time to get ready to be back to normal. Finding your aesthetic...

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Lentils for Prosperity in the New Year

Lentils for Prosperity in the New Year

It is the tradition in Italy to eat lentils for prosperity in the New Year. Round little lentils, or lenticchie, represent Roman coins. If you eat lentils on New Year's Day, wealth and good fortune will be on their way to you. Lentils are usually served as midnight is...

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New Year’s Eve Makeup Look

New Year’s Eve Makeup Look

Even though I’m not going anywhere for New Year’s Eve, I still want to be festive. I rarely wear makeup these days as I don’t go out much. And when I do go out, most of my face is covered with a mask. Despite everything, I will be getting a little glitter on this...

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Things To Do Instead of Making Resolutions

Things To Do Instead of Making Resolutions

When I first started exploring the concept of a La Dolce Vita lifestyle, I was reacting to the fact that everyone around me was talking about their New Year resolutions and all of the bad habits they were going to fix. It struck me as very negative behavior. "I'm not...

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Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

Sometimes I think the best part of holiday meals are the leftovers. I love to snack on leftover turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. If you're looking for something to do with your turkey meat, try making a Leftover Turkey Pot Pie. It makes a hot comforting meal on...

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