Welcome Friends! I’m Alessandra Macaluso

Author, mama, wellness advocate, and lover of all things seasonal.

Recent Recipes

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Many years ago when my husband and I first moved to Charlotte one of my favorite things to make was mushroom bread. I would purchase a fresh baguette...
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Here in the Carolinas the transition from Summer to Fall is always a fun ride: you’re freezing in the morning, sweating by 3 PM, and back to cold...
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It’s finally fall, and we’ve been waiting for it! Last week the temps on Thursday were well into the 90’s, but just as the Equinox came they dropped...

Recent Body & Mind

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The holiday season is in full swing, and if you’re like most humans, you might be coming up on some sort of burnout.  This is totally expected for...
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*Note: If you’re committed to reducing your stress and staying grounded throughout the holidays, join me for my free 21-Day Healthy Holiday Challenge, where each day I’ll send...
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Some books have the power to change your life. Sometimes it’s because the book is just so good, so poignant, hits you in such a hard and beautiful...

Recent Home

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My house smells like fall right now, and you guys, it’s sooooooo good. Only, I’m not baking anything, and I don’t have candles lit. Instead, I have a...
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Forget terrariums, I give you… CEMETERRARIUMS!  (Video below) It’s October 1st, which means it’s officially time to bust out the Halloween decor. These are fun and festive, and...
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With summer in full bloom I’ve been craving some gorgeous greenery indoors! Freshening up the inside of my home always makes me feel better and more motivated in...