Special Events and Festivals in Italy

Carnevale Festival in Italy Celebrated 40 days before Easter, Carnevale is a large festival held before Ash Wednesday. The biggest celebrations are held in Viareggio, Ivrea and Venice. Carnevale celebrations are held in many cities around the world. Celebrate the New Year in Italy Italians bring in the New Year with music, dancing and fireworks.

Feed a Family of 8 For Under $5 – Tater Tot Casserole

This meal is a Tater Tot Casserole. We have fond memories of friends bringing us this dinner after we had a baby and again when my wife was pregnant and just didn’t feel like cooking. The kids loved it too. I hope your family will like it as well. We had thought of this recipe

Feet First Into Florence – A Shoe Buying Guide

It’s fairly common these days to make shopping excursions to other cities in Europe or further abroad and Florence certainly is no exception. With bargain flights and great value Florence apartments to first be snapped up, the budget is then left open to splash out. Florence, being the shoe capital of the world thanks to

Rome’s Most Romantic Hotels

One of the most spectacular cities in the world, Rome is like a living museum, with fountains around every corner and piazzas packed with pavement cafes from which to watch the world go by. There are little better romantic experiences than taking a stroll through these amazing streets or sharing a bottle of wine as

How to Play Fantasy Football Confidence Pools

Maybe you’ve been playing fantasy sports for a while and you’ve been asked to play in your first Confidence Pool. Or perhaps you’re new to fantasy sport games entirely. In either case, a Confidence Pool is actually a pretty interesting way to bet on games. We say «bet» because you’re picking a team to win

How to Teach the Reading Element – Sequencing

Many of you have been reading my articles for some time, and know how much I stress teaching with the child in mind. But for those of you who are not familiar with my articles: Workbooks are OK for reinforcing what the student already knows, but they are not very effective in teaching new concepts