Tag Archives: Family

Keeping the Joy in childhood- It’s all about Carlitos!

So this week was Carlitos’ 4th birthday. I’ve been getting alot of requests to see the pictures, but felt this required more than just an update on my Facebook page. Of course I went overboard and have been planning for weeks- we went … Continue reading

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Happy 1-1-11 !

What happened? I meant to post alot over the holidays, our best Christmas ever, and it didn’t work out. Well, I was busy! Looking back, I was alot more organized than in years past, but still got overwhelmed in the end, … Continue reading

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Mimma Turriziani’s cauliflower pasta- who’d a thunk it?

When I got married I spent a lot of time in Italy, staying with my in-laws. I learned a few things about Italian cooking while I was there. This was one of my mother-in-law’s recipes that I really enjoyed. Who would think … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

I love family traditions- new ones, old ones, and it all starts this weekend. I grew up with a large extended family that got together every year for the holidays in New York. Thanksgiving Day was usually at our house- I … Continue reading

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Yahoo, it’s almost Christmas!

I know, complain all you want about Christmas stuff out at Halloween, personally, I can hardly wait till Thanksgiving weekend so I can start decorating. Of course, I am also completely UNdecorated on New Year’s Day, I’m so sick of … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Ed, Rob, Robert, Bob, Sticky Taphouse!

My Dad turned 70 this week, wow! We’re all getting older. We had a party last night at my sister’s house here in Florida, celebrating his and every other September birthday in the state- Theresa Taphouse, Eddie Livingston, Carole Taphouse, … Continue reading

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Arrivederci to Mrs. Mary Pagnotta

So one of my best friend from high school’s Mom passed away this week. The wake and funeral are in New York, and I am in Florida, and I am so sorry I can’t be with my friend and her … Continue reading

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