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116 Year Old Woman Reveals Her Secret for a Long Life

116 Year Old Woman Reveals Her Secret for a Long Life * The next time you eat a piece of chocolate, you may not have to feel so guilty about it. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, a number of health benefits may be associated with this delicious treat. Chocolate is made from […]

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FASCINATING – Italian / South American Migration

 Italian – South American Migration FASCINATING * Many of us have Italian relatives in Argentina. Argentina was the preferred destination in the 1870s and 1880s, then equally favored with Brazil until the close of the century, when the U.S. became the favored destination until after World War I, when Argentina resumed the crown.   As […]

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Wierd Things Italians Do

Wierd Things Italians Do * There really isn’t much to say about the weird things Italians do. (Weird to Americans not weird to Italians.) You just have to watch the video and see. It’s pretty interesting actually.        Not to get into it too far but I have to say the thing about […]

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The “True” Italian American Documentary – Part One – “Dispelling the Myth”

The “True” Italian American Documentary  Part One  “Dispelling the Myth”    * The culture the Italian immigrants brought with them was generally not the high Italian culture of Dante and Michelangelo, but the culture of the region or village from which they came. These individual but related cultures established the basis of contemporary Italian American culture.   A University of […]

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Italian Nonna’s Lullaby: the secret to make your baby fall asleep

Italian Nonna’s Lullaby: the secret to make your baby fall asleep Italian grandmas, better known as “nonne”, hold the most precious Italian’s traditions: delicious cooking recipes, natural beauty remedies and, above all, they know the secret that saves many mums during the early months of their children: Italian traditional lullabies. No matter how old you […]

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Nonna singing Italian Nursery Rhyme “Sega Sega Mastu Ciccio”

Nonna singing Italian Nursery Rhyme  Sega Sega Mastu Ciccio   Nursery rhymes are often quick little songs that are sung to children to help soothe them.  This tradition takes place in all cultures and we tend to sing the same songs to our children that our parents and grandparents sang to us.   Below are […]

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10 Interesting Facts about Italy – Fascinating

Ten Interesting Facts about Italy   We have compiled 10 Very Interesting Facts about Italy. Take a minute and Enjoy the List. Comment if you would like to add to the list…   Hope you enjoy the 10 Facts that Follow go to the Next Page to open the list NEXT PAGE  

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10 Interesting things about “Italians”

10 Interesting Things about Italians    10. As Immigrants they exhibited extraordinary Courage Between 1861 and 1985, 29,036,000 Italians emigrated to other countries.  They risked everything  Trying to make a better life for their families. 9. As Immigrants Italians Overcame Prejudice Unable to speak the language Italians often looked different with their dark eyes and skin with […]

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