.vc_custom_1542895585002{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-right: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;padding-left: 40px !important;}

Celebrating Ferragosto

The Italian holiday of Ferragosto, dates back to Roman times and has been celebrated in Italy for over 2,000 years. Originally it was celebrated on August 1st and it was the festival of emperor Augustus. He made it a day of rest for all of the workers who had been working so hard in the […]


Christmas Time in Southern Italy

When I was growing up in Italy the Christmas Holidays started on December 8 and went on until Jan 6 the Epiphany. On Christmas Eve we would have a traditional fish dinner but it did not consist of 7 fish like some Italian Americans do here. We lived in the mountains so there were not […]