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My Italian Dream Vacation

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Manarola is a place I dream of visiting one day. Every time I come across a picture of this exquisite village, I’m transfixed by the beauty of one of the oldest towns in Cinque Terre, nestled in the Italian Riviera.

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This gorgeous, picturesque village sprouts out of the mountainside and gives it’s residents...


Peachy Strawberry Salad!

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My New Favorite Summer Salad!

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I Made this for company three times already. It is a total HIT!

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Big Bowl of Baby Mixed Lettuces

1 pint of Gaviota Strawberries (very low acid and super sweet) sliced

1 fresh sliced or diced Peach

1 cup of French Feta in chunks – You can also use Fresh Mozzarella

If you’re not counting calories you can add a handful of Candied Walnuts

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About Franne

Hi, I’m Franne! 
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I love being creative! From my years as an award winning songwriter to becoming a clothing designer, it’s all about creating something from nothing. That’s my passion and what brings me joy!
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 All my designs are made with 100% love and care in Los Angeles, California. That’s  very important to me. Everyone who is involved in what you are wearing loves what they do, cares about the quality and has a...


Spiked Ombre Lemonade

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This pretty little cocktail promises to make it feel like a holiday all summer!
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Serves 4
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  • 6 oz. vodka, divided
  • 3 c. lemonade, divided
  • 2 c. Frozen Mango
  • 2 c. chopped strawberries
  • 3 c. ice
  • Lemon Slices, for garnish
  • Strawberries, for garnish
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My Dad's World War II Service

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On this Memorial Day I wanted to share one of my favorite stories about my Dad, written by his eldest sister, my Aunt Edee and was published by a local Chicago paper in May of 2001.
I love you Dad!
Franne
 
 
Story by Edith Golde
 
Remembering My Brother's WWII Service
 
I never thought I'd see him again. Although World War II was over in Europe, it...