Giardino Nidiaci Oltrarno Area


Giardino Nidiaci Oltrarno Area  by Miguel Martinez We are parents living in the Oltrarno, of very mixed origins, who work together to keep  the only garden for children in the district open.  A garden facing the normally unseen side of … Continue reading

Park Pettini, Our Local Streets and Mayor Renzi


The park that we so love and have used many times for our outdoor events has been being slowly brought down to it’s bare minimum.  As you can see here by these past posts: Raccolta firme per l’Area Pettini Burresi … Continue reading

All I can say is I love it!

Natural Italy Tours presents Mamma’s cooking, a show that teaches you the simple facts of basic Italian cooking. Mamma’s cooking is a family oriented show and hopes to share new recipes that will be enjoyed by the entire family. Make sure to check out our site and blog at for tours and useful information about visiting Italy. This week we will be learning how to make tomato base for tomato based sauces and dishes. Next week: Tiramisù-

Photography Tips for You and Your Family – Part 2


Hello again. I’m Simone Ballerini a professional photographer based in Florence. You can find my work at I specialize in maternity, family and kids photography and this is part two of the shooting we discussed last week. Done with the outdoor … Continue reading

United: Guest Blogger Cara Snyder


United by Cara Snyder   I had a moment today.  I was sitting at the kitchen table with my beautiful, too smart for her own good, little girl this morning, eating strawberries and toast for breakfast.  I clicked on … Continue reading