Tame your Mail

Here we are once again, on the heels of Ferragosto, and beginning our reentry into regular life. Kids are starting their first day of school, and proud (relieved!) parents are posting adorable pictures to social media. With any luck, you are returning from some place like this: The August reentry is painful – that’s why Italians…

You can wear booties to clean hardwood

No, not those booties…these ones: As featured on Amazon.it (left – yes, you can buy them!), and on DonnaClick.it (right, with a stylish peep-toe, bow-bedecked version for the ladies). This is a thing. A cleaning product that blends Italian love of fashion, hygiene, and … efficiency? I remember going to visit friends on a Saturday,…

Bone dry

The only way to keep a kitchen counter. That is the reward for keeping counters bare – getting to clean them 😉 The Italian panno in lattice, a latex-rubber reusable slim sponge, is just the ticket for the final wipe down of your kitchen counter. It practically vacuums up the remaining moisture, meaning your kitchen is…