Sweet Bella Vita

a dash of motherhood… a sprinkle of homeschooling… and a pinch of photography ( with a side of compassion )

December 20, 2015
by LisaA
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8 year old finished processing santa

So a few hours went by after blowing the lid on the whole santa thing … and my 8 year old is in front of me and brings up santa. I look at him unsure about what to say as I … Continue reading

December 14, 2015
by LisaA
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the day I told my kids about the Easter bunny and Santa

The day I told my kids the Easter bunny doesn’t exit or Santa for that matter and they didn’t loose it on me. It’s been years in the making. I fell into the Santa trap when my first was born. We … Continue reading

December 10, 2015
by LisaA
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florence… gelato

What better treat to enjoy while walking around Florence then a gelato! I highly recommend a stop at ‘Edoardo gelato biologico’ (not only is it organic ice cream… but it has VEGAN options too!!!) it is near il duomo.      … Continue reading

December 9, 2015
by LisaA
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Florence…il duomo

Please see my post on Florence here 🙂 and my 1st and 2nd top places to visit Lastly, you can’t go to Florence and not visit the famous “Il Duomo di Firenze” (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore) … my kids were blown away … Continue reading

December 7, 2015
by LisaA
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Florence…Piazza della Signoria

Please see my first post about Florence here 🙂  and my 1st favourite place to see here 🙂 My 2nd favourite is… Piazza della Signoria and Piazzale degli Uffizi and the area around it It is amazing… full of incredible sculptures / statues that my … Continue reading

December 7, 2015
by LisaA
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Florence…Piazzale Michelangelo

Please see my first post about Florence here 🙂 My number 1 favorite place was … Piazzale Michelangelo, not to be missed!!! The view is spectacular! You have probably seen it in pictures … try to go before sunset and … Continue reading

December 5, 2015
by LisaA
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foster success

Our first foster kittens have found their forever home thanks to the power of social media 🙂 We were a little sad seeing them go as the little rats ummm I mean cats were growing on us … but I … Continue reading

December 5, 2015
by LisaA
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Florence

Florence… I really want to say that I loved florence and I want to say it is gorgeous and stunning and stop there … but Florence is a tourist destination and I really dislike touristy spots. I took the kids … Continue reading