So… you are thinking of moving to Arizona

So… you are thinking of moving to Arizona

So… you are thinking of moving to Arizona, to the Valley of the Sun. Welcome to a fun great State where you will love and enjoy the great outdoors, in the winter. But before you make the life altering decision of uprooting and moving you and your family, you may want to have a few [...]

Life goes by too fast

Life goes by too fast

Life goes by way too fast. This week, 15 years ago, my son was born. I remember the days leading up to and the actual day as it was yesterday. An early morning visit to my obstetrician and in within the hour I was admitted in the hospital. A slight spike on my blood pressure [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]