Italian-Inspired Gift Guide for Early Bird Shoppers

Italian-Inspired Gift Guide for Early Bird Shoppers

If you are looking for quality gifts to give this holiday season, you can't go wrong with the craftsmanship of Italy. I've created this Italian-inspired gift guide for early-bird shoppers so that you can find unique gifts for your family and friends. Sometimes we need...

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5 Ways to Live a Happier Life

5 Ways to Live a Happier Life

Things are looking up once again. It's time to make sure that no matter what is going on in the world, we take control of our own lives and our own happiness. Here are 5 ways to live a happier life. Happiness is a choice after all. These tips will help you get started...

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Be Your Own Superhero

Be Your Own Superhero

Hollywood keeps making movies about superheroes. They are really digging deep and coming up with the obscure characters no one remembers. Ant-Man, anyone? He's coming soon to a theatre near you. But in reality, you need to be your own superhero. Is the state of the...

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5 Ways To Get a Better Night’s Sleep

5 Ways To Get a Better Night’s Sleep

I’m a night person. In the morning it takes me forever to come alive. But at night, after everyone goes to bed, that’s when I’m at my most creative. After midnight is when I usually do my best work. That’s when I write. But because my mind is so active at night, there...

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How To Get Perfect Eyebrows

How To Get Perfect Eyebrows

Eyebrows are such an important part of the face. Can you imagine what you'd look like without them? A well-groomed brow can open up your eyes and balance your features. They add structure and create a focal point that brings all of your features together. Now that I'm...

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Working From Home, La Dolce Vita Style

Working From Home, La Dolce Vita Style

One of the great things about working from home is the freedom to plan and schedule your day in whatever way you choose. However, one of the pitfalls of working from home is that you can fall into a rut. If you work from home and find yourself wearing your pajamas all...

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Quick Autumn Makeup Tutorial

Quick Autumn Makeup Tutorial

Autumn is by far the most colorful season with its deep orange, red, and yellow hues of falling leaves. In this quick autumn makeup tutorial, I take inspiration from the colors of nature. I have cool-toned skin, so I look better in cooler colors. I can still obtain...

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Scary Books To Read Before Halloween

Scary Books To Read Before Halloween

We all enjoy a little fright from time to time. October is the perfect time to be scared. The air is chilly and you can curl up under a soft blanket and enjoy a good book. I've created a list of scary books to read before Halloween. It's a list of classic monsters,...

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5 Insanely Good Skin Care Products for Mature Skin

5 Insanely Good Skin Care Products for Mature Skin

When I was growing up I never paid much attention to my skin. I didn't have a skin care routine besides washing my face with a bar of soap in the shower. I used the gold bar of Dial deodorant soap on my face! As I got a little older I realized there are many products...

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5 Best European Shows on Netflix

5 Best European Shows on Netflix

I'm always in search of la dolce vita, even in my television entertainment. I like to watch European shows to see new actors, different plots, and interesting ways of life outside of the American experience. And I admit, I also like to watch European shows to see...

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Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox

Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Autumnal Equinox 2020 is September 22. An equinox is when the sun is exactly above the equator, which makes day and night equal the same number of hours. This day also marks the official beginning of autumn, my favorite season. After...

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The Shop Is Open

The Shop Is Open

While I was redesigning this website, I closed the shop temporarily. The shop is open again and features an important new product. You can still order our classic "Ciao" and "La Dolce Vita" coffee mugs. I removed the tee shirts to make room for new fun merchandise...

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