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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 43

Greetings and welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 43. I know it has been a while since I did a Sundays With Celia post. The House On Cottage Grove has simply gotten in the way. But now that it has been completed and is on the market, I’ll have a bit more time to devote to […]

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A VISIT TO THE VATICAN GARDENS

Greetings. As we celebrate Pope Francis’s historic first visit to the United States, I thought I’d take you to Europe for a visit to the Pope’s hometown, Vatican City. Vatican City in Rome is not just a city but is also the world’s smallest independent state. Established in 1929, it’s home to the Pope, his staff […]

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A VISIT TO EATALY

Greetings! I recently paid a visit to Eataly, an Italian gastronomical paradise of epic proportions. Eataly, a cute play on the words “Eat” & “Italy” has several branches in various cities around the world, but I recently visited the New York City location. A visit to Eataly has been on my bucket list ever since […]

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HOW TO MAKE LIMONCELLO

Hello there! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. This time last week I was hosting my annual Christmas Tea for my Book Club. For the busy month of December we chose a lighthearted and easy to read book called “Lessons From Madame Chic” by Jennifer L. Scott. Ms. Scott writes about “The 20 Stylish […]

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HAPPY “BIRTH” DAY AT CAFE MILANO!

Today is a happy day! Why? Because I am a new Grandmother.  My son Nathan and his beautiful wife Louisa had a new baby boy on March 1st.  His name is Wills. Wills has a big sister, Elle, who you may remember recently celebrated her 1st birthday.  I shared with you her Panda Birthday Party […]

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HOW TO MAKE CAPPUCCINO

Buon Giorno! In my last post about hunting for wild mushrooms I told you that in the mid 1980’s I owned a country house in northern Italy.   That got me thinking about a habit I formed during my days living in Italy:  a Cappuccino habit. In those days the only people who had heard of Starbucks Coffee […]

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