Category Archives: General Advice

Spaghetti al Bolognese

Imported Olive oil 1/lb ground beef (you can mix it with veal or pork in equal portions if you like) 1 small onion 1/2 cup Finely chopped carrots 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1 tbsp sea salt 1 tbsp pepper … Continue reading

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“Crazy cat ladies” are not so crazy

I am mother to two domestic house cats. I don’t call myself a cat owner because, let’s be honest, if you have cats, you know they own you. Cats, unlike dogs, are very independent, and like very few people, don’t … Continue reading

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BUON ANNO!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The new year brings hope for the chance to start over, to renew our resolutions to be better, exercise more, be kinder to our fellow humans, fix our flaws inside and out and basically delude ourselves into … Continue reading

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Beauty and the beast inside

Beauty is a blessing and an asset, but sometimes it can be a liability. I’ve noticed that in today’s superficial, beauty obsessed society, beauty has more importance than intelligence, class, grace, compassion and talent. Just look around at all the … Continue reading

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My shameless self promotion…

Buon giorno!! For all my readers and fans, I wish to thank you for making this blog a success. I have hundreds of readers from all over the world, and we now have over 24,000 hits. So I created some … Continue reading

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Fuckwits, look in the mirror!

Have you ever had a guy or girl treat you with such disrespect that you stopped answering his or her calls, emails and texts? Or have you found that person’s behavior so reprehensible and hurtful that you asked him or … Continue reading

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Small minds make for small hearts…

I don’t take a political point of view. My advice blog is not going to tell someone who to vote for or how to decide issues in any particular country. I am more interested in advising people on how to … Continue reading

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Smiling is the new black!

When my kids were little, I took them to Broadway to see “Annie”. My daughters, particularly Francesca, loved it. Francesca was so in awe of Annie that she wanted to be just like her. She had the sailor dress, wanted … Continue reading

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You’re not funny, just stupid.

I’ve been watching the news in the US lately, rather appalled at what I am seeing and hearing. Basketball sensation Jeremy Lin has broken records and splashed onto the courts in ways that make the all star players take notice, … Continue reading

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Get real, Hanna!

This is in response to a viral video: http://www.litefm.com/cc-common/mainheadlines3.html?feed=421220&article=9738000#.TzUwEBkIWks.facebook Dear Hanna, “The cleaning lady” is payed for by parents for their convenience not yours. She is there to help them do their chores, which includes taking care of you. Your … Continue reading

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