Today is Saint Lucy!
The tradition says that Saint Lucy will bring toys to kids during the night between the 12th and 13th of December, but not everyone will get them. Only in certain part of Italy we have Saint Lucy, for example the main cities of Rome or Milan, don’t have her.
Traditionally a bouquet of hay is put outside of the house for Lucy’s Donkey and food in the house for Lucy to refresh them after the long night bringing gift to every kid. In small towns, a parade with Saint Lucy is held the evening of the 12th when she goes through the main streets of the town launching sweets and candies from her cart, always together with her donkey.
It’s Christmas time!!!! I love Christmas! I love the lights, the decoration and the traditional food!
The first decorations that went up were the Christmas lamp holder decos. We had to wash the glasses on our living room lamp holder so in the middle of November we added them (you know, why pull apart the lamp holder twice?)
Christmas is close! I’ve been talking about it since September and I can’t wait to build my Christmas tree and decorate my house so for December I’m going to post about my tradition and photos from previous Christmas for the TBF. I will hold the book reviews for now since I actually need to read to review books (I’ve been reading the same book since September, I find it so slow and annoying but I never stop reading so I must finish it…)
Let’s the Christmas feel going!
Here’s Part 1, Part 2.
Today I’m posting the last part of my Amalfi Coast trip. We’re not on the coast anymore, actually we aren’t even in the same region as before but for continuity I’m going to call this post with the same title as before.
We left Ischia in the middle of the sea and we’re back in the continent. Today it’s a Friday and we need to move towards Viterbo. While traveling we stopped to have lunch in a restaurant near Rome, close to Colli Albani. We arrived in Viterbo late in the afternoon.