DIY natural bug spray

It’s the peak of summer and the bugs have been crazy after all the rain we got. I thought I’d share how I make my own homemade bug spray on the cheap with just a few natural ingredients — and it works! I’ll be sharing a 2 ounce recipe and a 16 ounce recipe. Oils… Read More DIY natural bug spray


Meet my Italian in-laws

Marcello’s parents are here! They’re finally here! For those of you who haven’t followed along, my in-laws, Lina and Dario, just moved here from Italy. It’s been a long process of immigration paperwork and waiting. After more than two years of suspense, they were approved out of nowhere and given four months to move to… Read More Meet my Italian in-laws

Life, Moving

We’re moving!

We’ve been waiting quite awhile for Marcello’s parents’ visas to be approved so they can move here from Italy. Then one day out of the blue in December they were approved! Just like that. And stamped with a very unexpected four-month timeline! That means by April we need to move someplace that can house all… Read More We’re moving!