Read with your child. Your child will love it. Show your child that reading is important to you.
During our visit to Rome, we were privileged to visit the Coliseum. Just standing inside the Coliseum gave me chills as I envisioned being in the movie Gladiator and actually experiencing the history of that era. I could picture Russell Crowe in the center fighting for his privileges and recalling how he depicted life at this time in history. As we know, Hollywood portrays Roman gladiatorial contests as brutal, unruly duels that usually ended when one of the combatants killed the other. But in reality, gladiators didn't always fight to the death.
Pasta is a very quick and easy meal to make. Often it is the best option when you have not defrosted anything or really don’t feel like making a three-part meal of meat, starch and vegetables. Pasta is a way to just throw it all together.
Rhode Island seemed to be doing very well during this pandemic. With strict rules at every establishment we were able to have a fun-filled week despite Covid. We opted to skip the beaches and pools which were more populated than our comfort level. Instead we focused on seeing Newport, a magnificent city set on the Narragansett Bay. Our hotel was right on the bay and gave us a breathtaking view of the boats and the bay from sunrise to sunset. We did not feel the excruciating heat because of the cool breezes from the water.
We each have certain recipes using peppers that are our favorites. Personally, I enjoy stuffed peppers and I make them in a few different ways. In all cases, the first thing you need to do is to wash peppers, cut the tops off and clean out the inside. Then, place in boiling water standing up for five minutes. Take out and let them dry. They are ready for stuffing. Here are a few different ways I make the stuffing: