American Girl

Today is Memorial Day, the day of remembrance for everyone who has died serving in the American armed forces. Although I was born in Europe, I’ve now spent almost 5 amazing years here in the States, and I’ve worked incredibly hard to achieve my Extraordinary Ability Green Card. I’m extremely proud to call America my new home, especially when I’ve worked so hard to get here!

“…and of course—indulge in the annual Memorial Day sales that all of your favorite brands are gifting you for the unofficial start of summer”

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Living La Dolce Vita in Rome

As much as its great monuments – the Colosseum, St Peter’s Basilica, the Pantheon – what I love about Rome are its details: the cobbled lanes and hidden corners, the vivid colours, the aroma of freshly ground coffee wafting out of its cafes. Rome’s streets and piazzas are an endless source of entertainment and, as a history buff, I get a real kick when I think of all the legendary events that have taken place here. Rome is also a fabulous place to eat well and there’s little I love more than a long lunch at a favorite trattoria.

“My absolute favorite activity while I’m here is obviously shopping at Via Condotti and the Spanish Steps where I indulge with my Italian lovers… Dolce Gabbana, Zanotti, Versace, Pucci, Guardiani, and Gucci”

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Transforming from Winter to Spring

Spring is on it’s way, which means it’s time to think about transitioning your wardrobe. I’m about to toss away my Winter coats, and will be living in my trench coats from now on. I’m thrilled to finally put peep-toes, elegant thigh-highs and ballerinas back on my Winter-dry feet (note to myself; MUST book that pedicure asap!)

“Although they run half a size too small, and I remember not having enough money to pay my mortgage that month… Ahhh, Priorities!”

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