The Green Heart of Happiness

Ciao! Welcome to The Green Heart of Happiness, hosted by me, Tabby Kerwin. A blog focussed on doing what I love & loving what I do, from travel to food & wine, experiences, writing and more with a focus on wellbeing, and combined with life renovating my new home “Posta Felice” and launching our latest business ‘Sentire’ in the green heart of Italy, Umbria.

I’ll be sharing things from experiences to home renovation details all designed to inspire and help you fulfill the mantra of #createmyhappy and boost your wellbeing too.

Much Love

Tabby xxx

my notes – a place to feel & share

La Dogana – your perfect Italian wedding venue!

Nestled between Umbria and Tuscany, you’ll find the stunning wedding and retreat venue, La Dogana.La Dogana is a family run historical estate on the border of Tuscany and Umbria, set amongst 4,000 olive trees with stunning views of Lake Trasimeno. It is formed by the Lake house and two independent villas, the coach house and…

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Favourite To-Read Italy Books

With Tabby back out in Italy and nearly 6 months since my visit (my first ever!), it’s giving me the ‘missing Italy’ feels! So what does a book lover do to experience things when they’re not there? – read all about it instead!Here’s my to-read list for books based in and around the Umbria/Tuscan area,…

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Feed your mind!

Quick, easy, feeds your mind and super tasty: Panzanella; a Tuscan style tomato and bread salad.It’s no secret that I love all things Italian, all things food and all things easy, so a recipe that combines all three is a win for me!I love Panzanella as it’s super tasty, super simple and is a real…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Tabby. Director of Mode for… and lover of travel, experiences, food, wine, writing and all things Italy.

I developed my business in 2008 with my husband Simon who sadly died in November 2018 after a short illness, leaving me to navigate life and business without him. Sharing my grief and journey openly and honestly and using it to help and empower others and support wellbeing & mental health has been a help and now it’s time to take on the greatest challenge; fulfilling our joint plans of creating a life and business in Italy!

Thank you for joining me on this next chapter of life’s adventure.

Let’s hang out