Weekend Away!!! Yeah! But not too far

Weekend Away!!! Yeah! But not too far

Weekend away!!! Yeah!!! But not too far. A true blessing on one's life is to have great friends. I am blessed beyond believe of the friendships that are in my life. I got to sneak away this weekend to go to Temecula, CA. Small city located in the San Bernardino valley with lots of vineries [...]

Corned Beef with Horseradish Cream Sauce

Corned Beef with Horseradish Cream Sauce

I found it fascinating how every year I really do enjoy celebrating St. Patrick's Day. While I do not believe I have one ounce of Irish in me,  I look forward to this time of year to wear my green, have green beer and of course making corned beef with all the fixings. When I [...]

Peek A Boo

Peek A Boo

Sometimes I feel that I play peek-a-boo with my life. Odd feeling I must say. Besides the normal life ups and down that are thrown my way, nothing should prevent me to live my life fully. And yet I still feel that I am hiding and holding back. Is it fear? Probably most of it, [...]

Good Morning

Good Morning

There is something to be said about not sleeping all night. Your mind is it's own racetrack and you are the programmed auto pilot. Throughout the year the habit of not sleeping, has deepened and intensified, therefore, here I am at 2 am awake and full of energy. Maybe until the glorious afternoon crash which [...]

My Favorite Sunrise

My Favorite Sunrise

My favorite sunrise. I LOVE to wake up early in the morning and see day light break. There is something magical and enchanting to it. Life waking up slowly. Birds feeling the first rays of sun and welcoming the day with their joyful chipper. Everything come to live almost like a fan that opens up. [...]

Bucatini Cacio e Pepe

Bucatini Cacio e Pepe

This is a recipe that I posted a couple of days ago on Giangi's Kitchen, Bucatini Cacio e Pepe. Reminiscing of our last summer vacation in Italy, here is an extremely quick and yet absolutely delicious recipe for Cacio e Pepe. I have been craving it. This regional dish from Rome, "Cacio e Pepe" means "Cheese [...]

The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

"There is a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne" - Bette Davis Good Morning!! I love the above quote from Bette Davis. This is my official first blog post here at Giangi Townsend. I must admit I am nervous. A guess a glass of Champagne [...]