• Italy,  Sicily,  travel

    Siracusa & Ortygia

    We booked a tour to Siracusa and Ortygia from Taormina. Siracusa is about an hour or so south of Taormina. When we were planning our trip we asked around about the ‘must see’ places and Siracusa was one that came up over and over. I’m glad we decided to do a Siracusa and Ortygia tour. The first stop was the Archaeological…

  • Italy,  Sicily,  travel

    Ciao Sicily!

    The day has finally arrived – vacation! I don’t know if it is the fact that work has been crazy as of late or that a lot has been going on in my personal life, but this trip is much appreciated. We are again flying out of JFK airport since the price of the airfare was significantly cheaper and the…

  • Cooking,  Food,  Meal Prep

    Planning Ahead

    Sundays are for meal planning and prepping. Since this Sunday is a rainy dreary day it was the perfect day to get ready for the week! Meal planning and prepping has been such a savior to me, especially now that I am back to going into the office almost every day. Having the week’s meals planned out takes stress off…

  • Italy,  Sicily,  travel

    Where to Next?

    It’s been a few months since my last vacation (4 months) and I am starting to get the itch to plan a trip and to have something to look forward to. I know 4 months doesn’t seem like a long time between your last vacation and knowing when and where you will go again. Work has been crazy busy and I…

  • Activities

    Fall Adventure

    Days have less sunlight, the leaves are finally changing colors and the weather is cooling off (kind of). Even though the temperatures are not cooperating it is officially fall in the Northeast. Now that fall is here it is time to take the adventures outdoors to enjoy the weather and the foliage. This year my friends and I decided to…