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Don't Touch The Peaches!

Don't Touch The Peaches!

Welcome to one of my favorite spots in Florence......

Goodbye Florence - Hello Tuscany!

Goodbye Florence - Hello Tuscany!

For me there is nothing better than immersing myself in the art & culture of Florence.....and then driving around the Tuscan Hills while it all sinks in!

SOF AT SERENDIPITY IN FLORENCE

SOF AT SERENDIPITY IN FLORENCE

SERENDIPITY - New Home in Florence for SOF

Three Days in Florence

Three Days in Florence

Here are a few suggestions if you only have three days in the Renaissance City.

Gloves For All Seasons!

Gloves For All Seasons!

...Shake with the Right and Cover Nose with the Left!

Outrageous Juxtapositioning!

Outrageous Juxtapositioning!

As soon as I arrive in Florence, the first thing I usually do is drop my bags and walk over to the Piazza Signoria.  That’s, for me, the center of ...

Introducing SOF Products in Florence!!

Introducing SOF Products in Florence!!

Very excited to be in our first retail store in Florence.   RAPISARDI is located on via dei Tosinghi  -- just off the Piazza della Repubblica. 

Recent comments posted on EM-I-LIS Blog

Recent comments posted on EM-I-LIS Blog

Ellen A month ago · 1 like    What a wonderful review of the lovely Splendor of Florence product line! I, too, am a huge fan of this heavenly s...

EM-I-LIS blog

EM-I-LIS blog

Splendor of Florence July 05, 2017 During Christmas last year, as my sister, brother-in-law, and I were catching up, they t...

Eating on the Amalfi Coast... and other travel tips

Eating on the Amalfi Coast... and other travel tips

I have somehow become the unofficial travel agent for my family, friends (and friends of friends).  Especially when it comes to Italy, where I spe...

Baptistry in Florence

Baptistry in Florence

Early morning walk past the amazing Baptistry #splendidflorence

Matera.....a medieval city

Matera.....a medieval city

Splendid Matera.....there is no place like it on earth.  Ancient cave dwellings from the Paleolithic era and "more modern" cave dwellings that wer...