Sunday, December 18, 2016

An elegant and sexy holiday with Stylewe

The holidays are coming and I've been snooping around the web  for stylish dresses to wear for Christmas and New Year's eve.  Then I remembered that a few months ago I did a post on Stylewe (you can see the post here) so I went back to their website and .... lo and behold! They have the most gorgeous collection of elegant, stylish and sexy dresses, perfect for this season.

At Stylewe you can find dresses from cutting edge independent designers from all over the world, so you have a wide variety of styles to choose from. There is something for everyone. I am sure you will find styles and fashion to suit your own personal taste, that's because at Stylewe, their  mission is to make fashion personal and diversified, and  they also believe that designer fashion should be available to everyone. In fact their prices are affordable as you can see when you visit their website. More dresses.

Here below I have listed a few of my personal favorites. As most of you already know, I have a particular "affection" for the color red, so my list includes lots of red dresses.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016


Here in Sicily the sun is still shining, it's hot and the weather is just perfect for weddings. My niece is getting married soon and she is looking for a dress for her flower girl. I think you all know what a flower girl is...that adorable little gal walking down the aisle ahead of the bride and scattering flower petals along the path. Not necessarily flower petals, I have seen flower girls distributing candies or confettis at some weddings. Anyway, in order to help my niece I did some research and found the cutest affordable flower girl dresses online.

These stunning dresses are sold by Sposadress a global online retailer where you can find the best quality dresses at the best prices. They have a huge selection of  evening dresses, prom dresses, wedding dresses and dresses for special occasions. 

Take a look at some of their gorgeous flower girl dresses. I'm sure you will swoon over them! I showed them to my niece and, as I expected, she found it difficult to choose just one.  

These are my favorites:

Aren't these dresses worthy of a princess?  They are just a few samples of the splendid flower girls dresses and other special occasion dresses that you can find at

Sunday, November 27, 2016


Scarpe & Scarpe is a big shoe chain store. You can get practically any kind of shoes and boots, but at fabulous, affordable prices. They are high-quality, high comfort too. Here I will show you two pairs that caught my eye.  Guess which ones I bought ...the brown Oxfords or the black comfies?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Renew your wardrobe with Tidestore!

It's that time of year!  Winter is knocking at our doors and it's getting chilly. Time to change our wardrobes and fill them with warm, comfortable clothes. If you're looking for trendy, affordable clothes then you just have to go to one of the leading online shops selling high quality  clothes, men's wear, lingerie  and accessories at competitive prices:  Tidestore

Personally I need a new coat so here are three of  my choices. You can find more women stylish overcoats   at this link

This is so elegant and it's good for any occasion, formal or casual. It's the Modern White Wide Lapel Trench coat. You can see more details here

This is a Fur Wide-Lapel Women's jacket and it's great both for daytime and nights out.It's sporty but can be worn for a cocktail, or a lunch out with friends. I would also wear it for dinner, with a pretty dress or elegant trousers. More details here

Another really nice choice is this Tie Waist Hooded Zipper Jacket. I like to be well covered, especially my head and neck, and this one is perfect for those cold, windy days!  Here is where you can read  more about it

Check out the ankle boots. I'm sure you will not settle for only one!  You will also find a great selection of ankle boots with buckles.

The ones below are simply irresistible, they go on my wish list! 

These Rhinestone Chains Crystal Heel Boots are adorable!  These are the kind of boots that make you feel like a princess!


These will keep your feet warm in the coldest weather!  So soft, elegant and posh too!

Monday, October 31, 2016

Mariakommunion - the prettiest Communion dresses

Looking through old albums I came across a picture of me and my mother on my First Holy Communion day. Seeing my old-fashioned dress, made me curious to find out about modern day Communion dresses and what they look like.

I found a very interesting online shop Mariakommunion which sells the prettiest Communion dresses. You can see them here Kommunionkleider

This is their 2016 selection Kommunionkleider2016

Little girls will feel like princesses on their first Communion day.  Aren't these precious?

Here you can see more dresses from their simple dress selection KommunionkleiderSchlicht

Here I am on my First Holy Communion day. It was around 1962.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Stylewe: designer clothes for everyone

I am always prowling around the web looking for fashion shops and clothing outlets. The search is endless because there are just so  many that you can never say you've seen them all.

But this time I can safely  say I found a really unique and high quality  online fashion shop: Stylewe

Guess what makes this online platform original and particular? They sell exclusive fashion products from independent designers! Yes, Stylewe brings together fashion and talented designers from all over the world to give you, the customer, your own unique and exclusive designer fashion. They cater to every taste so you are sure to find a product which fits your personal style. Who said designer clothes are only for the rich and famous? 

Have a look at their gorgeous collection of dresses online It's really impossible to choose just one! This one in particular caught my eye.  What do you think, wouldn't it make any girl look fashionable?

Since the cold weather is just around the corner, we better start thinking of warm winter coats. Here are a few of my favorites from Stylewe.

As you all already know, I have a passion for red

Mi diverto tantissimo a gironzolare per il web in cerca di negozi di abbigliamento online. Ce ne sono a migliaia quindi è impossibile guardarli tutti ma questa volta ho trovato un negozio unico e originale:  Stylewe  La particolarità di questa piattaforma sta nel fatto che vende capi originali ed esclusivi creati da  stilisti indipendenti internazionali

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

OSTELLINO - a small paradise in Sicily

The Ostellino is a small but comfortable B&B at the foot of Mount Erice, in Trapani on the North-Western coast of Sicily. Here you can enjoy the beautiful countryside and the  Mediterranean coast. The Ostellino is strategically located, it is  near the airport, the port and train station so it is very convenient to reach. It is run by Chika and Andrea.

In 2013 I published a post on the Ostellino. You can find it here. Later in 2014 I had a photoshoot with my vintage clothes at the Ostellino. 

Here are some pictures of this little paradise in the Sicilian countryside

Friday, September 23, 2016

How to achieve wealth and success

"Tell me what you want and I'll show you how to get it". Bob Proctor 

Bob Proctor, "the master thinker", is one of the most remarkable speakers in the world on the topic of getting rich. He teaches people how to do more, be more and have more in every area of life. 

For over 40 years, he has focused his entire agenda around helping people create lush lives of prosperity, rewarding relationships and spiritual awareness. As one of the world's most highly regarded speakers on prosperity, he is internationally known for his inspirational and motivational style. Bob Proctor is a leading expert in teaching individuals to push past their comfort zone towards unimaginable success. He was featured in the 2006 blockbuster documentary film "The Secret". He is the author of the international best-seller "You Were Born Rich", and has transformed the lives of millions through his books, seminars, courses, business development and personal coaching. He now travels globally teaching thousands of people how to believe in, and act upon, the greatness of their mind.

Bob Proctor will hold the "Thinking Into Results" seminar  at the Sava Center in Belgrade, Serbia on November 5, 2016. If you want to understand your hidden abilities and learn how to use your mind to get what you want, book your place now. Remember that, as Bob Proctor says, "You can have anything you want as long as you understand and apply the principles". Find out more about these principles by attending the seminar. 


Bob Proctor è un famoso filosofo, scrittore, personal coach, consulente, speaker e travolgente insegnante. Da più di 40 anni lavora nel campo del potere della mente, del pensiero positivo e dell'energia positiva, insegnando a milioni di persone come migliorare le proprie potenzialità attraverso una profonda conoscenza delle loro abilità nascoste.

E' autore di tanti libri, tra i quali il best-seller internazionale "Sei Nato Ricco", un libro che, nelle sue parole "vi aiuterà a mettere insieme i pezzi di quel puzzle che è la vita, cosicchè potrete creare un'immagine di ricchezza nella vostra mente e procedere alla sua concretizzazione nella realtà".

Nel libro, sempre secondo Proctor, non leggeremo niente che non sappiamo già. Però le idee sono presentate in modo chiaro e coerente, permettendoci di ottenere i risultati che desideriamo già dal momento in cui abbiamo cominciato a usare la mente". 

Volete sapere come ottenere le cose che per il momento osate solo sognare? Iscrivetevi al "Thinking Into Results" seminario di Bob Proctor, a Belgrado, Serbia che avrà luogo il 25 novembre 2016. 

Per vostra informazione, Belgrado è conosciuta come la New York dei Balcani. Da questa foto capirete perchè.

In case you didn't know, Belgrade is known as the New York of the Balkans. Look at this picture and you'll see why.

Monday, September 19, 2016

COLICCHIA - a Sicilian Icon

Colicchia is the most famous pastry shop in Trapani, a port city located in North-western Sicily. It is an impossible mission, even Tom Cruise would agree, to find cannolis anywhere in Sicily which are better than Colicchia's. Their granitas and sherbets are the best in the area, as are their pastries. Here are some pictures to give you an idea of the goodies you can find at Pasticceria Colicchia. You can also refer to my previous post here  on Colicchia which I published a few years ago  

Saturday, September 10, 2016

How a visit to the dentist can turn into a pleasure trip

The dental clinic Odontovita in Romania offers high quality dental treatment by highly qualified dentists, dental technicians and assistants at affordable prices.  The staff is friendly and passionate about their work and their priority is the health and well-being of their patients.

Odontovita has three clinics, located in Transilvania, each one equipped with the best and most up-to-date dental equipment. They offer world-class treatments by prominent  professional dentists and oral surgeons.

When travelling abroad, especially for medical reasons, one tends to worry about the language. It is of utmost importance that the patient and doctor understand each other perfectly. You don't need to worry about that at Odontovita.  The staff is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian.

Depending on the kind of treatment you require, it might be a good idea to plan to stay in Romania for several days or longer. You may need to go back to the dentist for a check-up. If you need a multi-stage treatment, then I strongly suggest you plan a longer stay. The clinic will provide assistance regarding room and board as well as tourism. This brings us to the picturesque sights in Romania, in this particular case, specifically in Transylvania. Look at the pictures below....aren't they spectacular?


Il turismo dentale sta aumentando globalmente di giorno in giorno. Molte sono le persone che vanno fuori dal loro paese per trattamenti dentali. 

La clinica Odontovita in Transilvania,  Romania, offre trattamenti dentali di ottima qualità, fornite da dentisti e tecnici molto preparati professionalmente, che hanno a cuore la vostra salute e benessere. Come vedrete dal sito, anche i prezzi sono ottimi.

La Romania è facilmente raggiungibile dall'Italia, in poche ore siete lì. La lingua non è un problema perchà nella clinica parlano italiano, inglese, spagnolo e francese. I rumeni in generale parlano bene l'italiano, anzi vi posso assicurare per esperienza personale, che alcuni lo parlano meglio di me:)

Se pensate di trattenervi per alcuni giorni o per un periodo più lungo (dipende dal trattamento richiesto), la clinica vi aiuterà a trovare alloggio. Vi aiuterà anche a organizzare viaggi turistici. Guardate che meraviglia troverete in Transilvania!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

What's in season

We've been having torrid hot weather, as high as 35° C (which is about 95° F) so crops are flourishing.  The prediction is that we're going to have great wine this year, in fact shops are full of luscious, ripe grapes, both red and white. It's clear that they will make great VINO! 

Yellow melons, typical of our area, are being sold everywhere. They are so sweet and juicy! 

Watermelons are so abundant that I decided to wear them. 

The season for strawberries is over. Never mind, I have my strawberry earrings. 

What fruits or vegetables are typical of your area and are in season now?