Marble Bundt Cake
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Marble Bundt Cake

Living in NYC, just about every deli has slices of marble loaf cake available. You will also see it at Starbucks too. I love marble loaf cake but I am not a huge fan of buying sweets at delis since I never know how long they have been sitting out or what’s in them. The…

Chick Pea Salad
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Chick Pea Salad

I am a huge fan of chick peas. Q and I made some baked fish last night for dinner and I wanted a salad but I had a salad with Mesclun for lunch so I wanted something a little different. Sometimes I feel like a rabbit if all I eat is greens even though I…

Ravello- Amalfi Coast Belvedere of Infinity
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Ravello

~1,000 feet above the Bay of Salerno sits the very refined and elegant village of Ravello. To get to Ravello we boarded an Amalfi-bound ferry from Positano. Once we arrived in Amalfi we purchased bus tickets to take us up to Ravello. You can purchase tickets at the Bar on the waterfront, the bus will…

Pregnant-on-subway
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Subway Manners & Pregnancy

I am in my 8th month of pregnancy and have been astonished as to how frequently women jump out of their seat for me. It’s so nice. Thank you ladies! But men, what gives? It breaks my heart to see so many men pretend they don’t see me so they don’t have to get up….

Q Amalfi Coast
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Exploring the Amalfi Coast

If you are going to visit the Amalfi Coast you have to explore, well… the coast. There is a reason that they call it the Amalfi coast. Check out the coast for god sakes. We decided to rent a boat and explore the Amalfi coastline by ourselves. We figured this would allow us the option…

Brooklyn Bridge NYC
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NY’ers Trade Happiness For Money

This is an interesting article I stumbled on recently. I am still pondering this but they do make an excellent point. You pay a price to live in this great city there is no doubt about that. I have friends that live in other areas of the country that get out of work at 5. I however often…

Positano view from Albergo California
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Positano

Oh Positano, where do I begin? We approached Positano by ferry coming from Sorrento. Positano is said to be the most photographed fishing village in the world and now I can see why.  After you disembark from the ferry, there are men in little golf carts that can help you with your luggage to your…

Train from Naples to Sorrento
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Amalfi Coast- Getting There

There are many ways to get to the Amalfi Coast. You will not find all of your options here only the way we took to get there. If you would like a great outline of all of your options I would suggest purchasing this book. Rick Steve’s will tell you everything you need to know.We…

View of Positano Amalfi Coast
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The Stunning Amalfi Coast

There is nowhere on this earth that can compare to the Amalfi Coast of Italy. Q and I have an obsession with the Greek Islands, having visited there several times, we just love it. Friends and aquaintances always told me though “oh if you like the Greek islands, you need to go to the Amalfi…

Mom and baby lion
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Keeping Baby’s Name Secret

My life is an open book. I have never been secretive about anything concerning myself. If it’s someone else’s secret, then yes, I am like a vault but anything regarding me, not so much. After we found out that we were having a boy we got to work on choosing a name. From the start,…

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