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Dolce Vita Bloggers Link Up

What is The Dolce Vita Bloggers Linkup?

First of all, let me tell you why you should check out The Dolce Vita Bloggers Linkup. The Dolce Vita Bloggers Link Up is a monthly linkup for lovers of Italy. Kristie of Mamma Prada, Jasmine of Questa Dolce Vita and Kelly of Italian at Heart host this linkup. Every 7th of the month, anyone who would love to write about the chosen topic can join.

Because of this linkup, I was able to find other bloggers who share the same love I have for Italy! I still have a lot of Italian places to visit on my bucket list, and reading about the travel adventures of Dolce Vita Bloggers have been so inspirational. You can read about Italian culture, recipes, travel tips, and more! Seriously, if you want to travel to Italy then you should definitely check out this linkup!

Who are The Hosts of Dolce Vita Bloggers?

Kristie of Mamma Prada is an English wife to an Italian hubby and mamma to two little ones. She shares their story of raising bilingual children and navigating cross-cultural life.

Jasmine of Questa Dolce Vita is a Canadian in Bergamo, Italy. She likes to write about love, lifestyle, and language.

Kelly of Italian At Heart is an English teacher from the United States who is learning Italian. Her goal is to share resources and inspiration for English speakers learning Italian, or Italians learning English.

And Why Should You Join The Dolce Vita Bloggers Linkup?

Look, if you are an expat living in Italy or if you are an Italophile who loves to write about Italy, then this linkup is for you!

My reason for joining this linkup is I wanted to find a group of like-minded people in the blogging world. I really enjoy writing about their monthly topics. Also, I get to read the blogs of other Italy lovers, who I can relate with in so many ways. Furthermore, joining the linkup gives me a sense of community. You know that it can get lonely if you’re still trying to learn a different language. Most of the bloggers in the Dolce Vita Bloggers linkup write in English, so you will definitely not feel out of place!

So…Where Can I Find The Link to Dolce Vita Bloggers Linkup?

Here’s what you need to do! Visit the hosts’ websites at www.mammaprada.com, www.questadolcevita.com and www.italianatheart.com!

Finally, you Can Read My Dolce Vita Bloggers Posts Here:

January/ gennaio: My Favorite Italian City

February/ febbraio: A Love Letter To Italy

March/ marzo: Inspirational Women


Literacy

“Sad Girls” by Lang Leav: Favorite Quotes

A girl who cried wolf
A boy in sheep’s clothing
A killer romance
A deadly secret

My sister gave me a going-away present before I left the Philippines to migrate to a different country. I was so HAPPY to get a copy of SAD GIRLS (ha!) because I am an Instagram fan of international best-selling author Lang Leav.

Instagrammers even took selfies with their Sad Girls copies. I think it has a very interesting book cover.

Lang Leav describes sadness so truthfully and painfully.

Here are a few of my favorite lines from Sad Girls:

“The most beautiful things are damaged in some way.”

“Relationships are complex things. On the surface it should be simple. But it’s like an onion. So many layers there. The mother-daughter relationship seems to be a particularly tough one. But they tend to work themselves out as you get older.”

Youth is wasted on the young.”

Grief is such a potent thing. That’s what I’ve learned. It’s like a hot iron, you can barely stand to hold it. But you don’t have a choice. The only way you can set it down, even if it’s temporary, is to refocus the energy elsewhere. I’ve only been able to do that through writing.”

Work that is touched by melancholy has its own unique beauty.”

Being a mother can be sad sometimes. Growing old can be sad. Being a parent can be stressful. That is why it is so important to have some “me-time”. I like to read a book for pleasure and to spend a bit of time writing to express pent-up emotions. This helps me #staysane.

My copy of Sad Girls was bought in Fully Booked, Philippines. You can get also check out book reviews and prices of Sad Girls on Amazon. Check out my affiliate links below:

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