Sweet Bella Vita

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

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 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

November 25, 2015
by LisaA
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Hands On Learning

For me “hands on learning” is getting out in the world and seeing and doing… basically the essence of homeschooling in my opinion. From museums to stores to nature … you name it … it is all hands on 🙂 … Continue reading

November 21, 2015
by LisaA
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driving in Italy

my random thoughts about driving in Italy 1. Italians are INSANE drivers! 2. Do NOT trust your GPS in Italy; It takes you down dead end roads or makes you take a side street just so you end up back on the main road.  … Continue reading

April 29, 2015
by LisaA
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fun

how we have fun in our homeschool ? although I do feel like everything we do is fun 🙂 otherwise why bother doing it ? I figured the best way for me to answer this; is to make a random list … Continue reading

January 15, 2015
by LisaA
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Homeschooling through the Winter

I am not going to fluff it or lie … I hate winter! It has really never been my season. Even as a kid… I dreaded the cold. Yes the snow is fun and pretty; but I have always been … Continue reading

June 11, 2014
by LisaA
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clay is fun and messy ;)

We went to art studio last week and the kids got their hands on clay … there was a paint splatter room …apparently they have had about 500 + paint parties for the walls to look like this: I want … Continue reading

May 11, 2014
by LisaA
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mommy day

I want to wish all you mommies a very happy mommy day! I hope your little ones drew and wrote you sweet notes… whispered I love yous in your ears and gave you great big hugs and kisses! and a … Continue reading

May 8, 2014
by LisaA
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wheels poem

poem written by my 8 year old Wheels Wheels and wheels Bikes for tikes Wheels for 1 Wheels for fun Wheels for more Wheels galore!   🙂