Saturday Shopping

Yesterday I spent the ENTIRE day running errands.  It was strategic.  If I got every.  last.  thing.  done.  then I could stay at home all day on Saturday and cross thing after thing after thing off of my gigantic to do list. Best Laid Plans.  Especially of mothers.  If you don’t have kids and plan to one day.  You just wait. I got home from my very long Friday of

Rome at Night – Truly Magical!

By the time our night tour of the Vatican had ended, it was pretty late.  The city was quiet and there was a very light rain falling.  We took a train back over to our side of the city.  We hopped out near the Coliseum.  We wanted to make sure that we saw it at night – and there were gelato places still open!  We had gelato everyday at least

If you are in Rome in the summer and wish to tour the Vatican – doing a night tour is something I would highly recommend.  Rome can be really crowded and pretty warm!  Touring the Vatican in the evening cuts down on both of these.  There are a few things that are closed off during the evening. However the trade off of actually being able to see the rest crowd

Rome May 2015

It was a chilly and rainy day to arrive in Rome.  It took a bit of time to get our rental car as we were really hard pressed to find ANY car that would fit all 3 of us and our bags.  Good thing we have manual drivers! We checked in to an adorable bed and breakfast just down from the Coliseum.   We had tickets for one of the few