A few years ago, after my trip to France I also ventured to Italy. Upon recommendation of my college friend Raffaella’s mom, Gisella (who is a private Italian chef). I stopped at the Azienda Agrituristica Tourismo. This is located about an hour from Salerno. Cecillia Baratta is the owner and a private chef too. I […]

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  • Mom - August 9, 2017 - 5:01 am

    Ok.i know I’m your mom and maybe a tad prejudiced, but I LOVE your photos! That one of the cook with that huge smile in front of all her red canning jars is priceless. Wouldn’t it be great to live there?? And what are those adorable animals allowing in the water…I want one for a pet.

A few years ago I had the opportunity to visit with my dear friends Julie and Danny and their 3 beautiful daughters. They were on Sabatical in Avignon, France. I haven’t blogged about my visit but here are a few images from my trip. These were taken in and around Avignon, France.

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  • Lauren Glauber - August 7, 2017 - 9:03 pm

    Incredible photos! Are prints for sale?

  • Mom - August 8, 2017 - 12:37 pm

    I loved all the photos – gave me a feeling of being there! But my favorites were:

    all shutters and windows
    Tree lined lanes


We had a great time working with this family last time, now they have done it again. Elie was spectacular and had the voice of “Adele” as I overheard someone mentioned. She was self assured, poised and her voice was amazing! Their party was so much fun, catering was perfect and everyone danced up a […]

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  • Mom - August 8, 2017 - 12:46 pm

    What a fun party – and you really captured the fun and the closeness of the family!