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When in Rome! Part 1

So that isn't the most original post title, but let's be real...How often can you actually use it?
I could go on and on about the amazing time we had in Italy, but I know pictures are all you really want to see.
Let's just say, there was wine, there was (gluten-free) pasta, and there was gelato.  Do you really need anything else?

{In the second part I'll show Florence, and part 3 will be all about our shindig with The Pope.  Or, "Popito" as my father called him, since he's kind of little :)}

Yes, that is a gluten-free pizza. With french fries.  There were tears.

If you look closely the Swiss Guard is definitely giving me a "Pontifical Stank Eye."

 It was sensory overload, living in the US you just don't see so much history and gorgeous architecture with every turn.
And the art we saw?
I don't know anything about art, but I know enough to be in complete awe!

We also went on an "Angels & Demons" tour and got to follow the path of Illumination from the book.  It was my mom's favorite, she had a habit of yelling "Someone died here!" at every location.
I like to think they're used to that by now. ;)

As you can see, we did as much as we could in one week, but there is still so much left to see.
We'll just have to wait until next time!



  1. So jealous! Wow. These pictures are fabulous! I want to go now! And that pizza...with fries?? AMEN! =)

    -Karla @ forevernewlywedded

  2. These are some beautiful pictures! And I'm totally supportive of the slightly cheesy title. Because you're right - when else could that be a more appropriate use of that phrase?! It's perfect :)

  3. You had me sold with gluten-free pizza with french fries.
    And what I would give to walk those cobblestone roads.

    Looks like you had a great time.

  4. Italy looks so beautiful - and that pizza looks delicious (;

  5. matching red pants. you kill me. i love it. i miss you!

  6. In awe. I loved that city. And I'm so glad you all had a great time! Can't wait for more posts! :)

  7. Oh my goodness! Y'all looked like y'all had a blast!! From your pictures, it looks absolutely beautiful!

  8. Hi Robin!

    I discovered your blog through the followers to friends blog party! It's so cute and fun, I love your stories too - Italy is amazing!! it looks like you had a wonderful time.

    I'm now following on GFC / Twitter and look forward to reading more of your adventures :)

    Lauren @

  9. Love Rome! And thanks to this post, I will be laughing all day at "Pontifical Stank Eye" and "Someone died there"! TOO FUNNY! :)

  10. One of your newest followers from the blog hop! LOVE your blog! You are adorable and so upbeat/positive!


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