Basilicata – Southern Italy

Basilicata – Southern Italy  A portion of my family emigrated to America from a little town named Pietraroia in the Basilicata Region of Italy.   Basilicata (also known as Lucania) is a region in the south of Italy.  It boarders Campania to the west, Apulia (Puglia) to the north and east, and Calabria to the south.  […]

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Frank Granieri – “Let’s Have Coffee” Saint Valentines Day Sing Along – Lyrics & Videos

Summer Wind (Song #1) The summer wind came blowin’ in from across the sea It lingered there, to touch your hair and walk with me All summer long we sang a song and then we strolled that golden sand Two sweethearts and the summer wind Like painted kites, those days and nights they went flyin’ […]

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Lady Gaga – Super Bowl 2017

Lady Gaga Super Bowl Halftime Show 2017 Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta This performance was nothing short of spectacular. She has won me over as a performer. Starting with her time with Tony Bennett, then the Sinatra tribute followed by the special she did about the Sound of Music. This woman is nothing short of spectacular. […]

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“Celebrate” Australia Day today January 26th

Australia Day January 26   Celebration Video We have many Friends and Family members in Australia. Descendants of Italian immigrants that have made this wonderful country their home. So in their honor and in solidarity with all the lovely people from down under we too celebrate Australia Day. Australia Day is the official National Day of […]

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DiBruno Bros. – Italian Specialties shipped direct to you

Di Bruno Brothers True Italian Specialties  Shipped Direct to your Door There’s nothing like sharing an amazing meal around the table with the people you love–and of course, the food you Adore! Think of all the “you gotta try that” and the “WOW, what is that?” and even the “no way, I’m not trying that” […]

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Italian Avalanche – Avalanche Survival Airbag

Avalanche Survival Airbag In light of the Italian Avalanche that has taken so many lives it would seem like a good idea if you are a skier or snowboarder to wear an avalanche survival bag on your back in areas that may be susceptible to a snow slide. Watch this unbelievable video of a snow […]

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Italian Avalanche – Buries Hotel – Emergency

Italian Avalanche Buries Hotel in Central Italy We don’t realize how much difficulty Emergency workers have to go through in an effort to save people in this type disaster. Imagine, there are people buried alive, freezing temperatures, an area very remote and extremely difficult to access. It’s dark, snowing, very windy and there is a […]

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Non Dimenticar – Nat King Cole

Non Dimenticar Nat King Cole As I was “Growin’ Up Italian” I loved to listen to a number of singers from that era. One of those was Nat King Cole. He was smooth, excellent and loaded with Class.  I particularly enjoyed his renditions of songs like Nature Boy, Unforgettable and Non Dimenticar.  Take a moment […]

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Baba Rum – Original Italian Recipe

Baba Rum Original Italian Recipe * A baba rum or baba au rhum (Bah Bah Rum) is a small yeast cake saturated in syrup made with hard liquor, usually rum, and sometimes filled with whipped cream or pastry cream. It is most typically made in individual servings (about a two-inch-tall, slightly tapered cylinder) but sometimes can be […]

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The Muppets – Twelve Days of Christmas – Classic Version

The Muppets Twelve Days of Christmas Classic Version * This is the classic version of the Muppets singing the Twelve Days of Christmas… Just cracks me up.  This is just what the doctor ordered when you need an  uplift. Just can’t help but smile. Isn’t it something that something as simple as a bunch of puppets […]

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