Sun, sea, food, wine and quality of life – sums up this diverse and captivating region of Italy. Calabria is at the toe of the boot, the extreme south of Italy - lapped by the splendid crystal blue sea and separated from Sicily. The warm climate, the beautiful colours of the sea, rocky coasts that alternate with sandy … Continue reading Mikey’s Travels – Calabria – Best of Southern Italy
Often overlooked, China's nearby island neighbour Taiwan is impressively scenic, exhibiting beautiful coastlines, dense greenery, soaring mountains, serene lakes, and lush rural farm lands. My first stop in the island was Taipei in the north, the nation's capital and largest urban centre, boasting the world's second tallest skyscraper, Taipei 101. I strongly recommend taking a … Continue reading Mikey’s Travels – Taipei – Ilha Formosa
WordPress Friends, Today's post boils down to a simple question. With a toddler, discovering new blogs isn't always possible. WordPress used to have the community pool and First Fridays which were great opportunities for bloggers to showcase their work. Lately, I've found myself scrolling through the reader stumbling upon great posts and then not remembering … Continue reading Who Are Your Favourite Bloggers?
Have you ever found yourself wondering what the heck to do with a baby? Um, yeah, pretty sure we all have. Well, you’re in luck, because here’s an idea… DANCE WITH YOUR BABY! Don't worry about feeling silly, your baby will more than likely LOVE it and I bet it will put you in a … Continue reading Get Up And Dance With Your Baby!
DAYTIME. INTERIOR. There are two characters SPLAT MAT & ME. ME is walking through the aisles of a store that caters to little people of all ages. Hello by Lionel Ritchie can be heard in the background. SPLAT MAT: Hello? ME stops and tries to identify who or what is calling her. SPLAT MAT: Is … Continue reading Splat Mat- How I Love Thee
I survived an entire year as a father and lived to tell the tale! The celebration of my daughter’s first birthday felt as it was almost more about my wife and I than it was about the actual baby. It’s funny how I anticipated and got excited over the completion of those opening 365 days … Continue reading The First Year Of Fatherhood
Dear Fellow Mama In Waiting, Welcome to the mom tribe. I know how you must be feeling right now, I know because I've been there too. These last few weeks have felt excruciatingly long, you're hot and exhausted and everyone keeps asking if the baby is here. It's easy to feel not only anxious but … Continue reading The First Year Of Motherhood
I recently went out on a dessert date with Wifey and while browsing the menu, I suddenly realized that I was not able to make a decision. "I can't decide what to eat! Why is decision making so hard!" I think sometimes I am scared to make up my mind on which dessert to try. … Continue reading Waffles Or Crepes?
If I don't get out of the house every day I feel stuffy. This became especially true when I became a mom. For my sake and my daughter's rain or shine, we try to get out even if it's for a walk around the block. She loves to observe people and the world around her. … Continue reading Daily Rituals- Part 2: Getting Fresh Air
I grew up eating a lot of pasta that my mother made from scratch. I always loved it and I have fond memories of eating it. My wonderful wife made me pasta with my mothers recipe for the first few months of our marriage. Eventually she found her own recipes and converted it in her … Continue reading Buon Appetito?