No Today was the first of the simple signs of the season that make this month my favorite. Thanksgiving is my absolute best day of the year. Our family is very nuclear… It is just myself, my husband our kids and grandkids. Together, a total of about nine people who very much enjoy being together. [...]
Our house is uber casual...built from 100+ year old barns, it's warm, comfortable, and cozy to a fault...literally. All of us agree that the livingroom sucks you in like a vortex. If you make the mistake of plopping on the sofa mid-day, you risk losing an entire workday to the simple luxury that only antique [...]
Each year as winter approaches I like to move the coop so that the hens have fresh ground as the winter cold and wet descends upon us. The coop my son built is uber sturdy, and we keep it inside a 10 x 10' chain link fence safe from the foxes, coyotes and owls. The [...]
Today has been designated "Mother-In-Law Day"...one of those bogus holidays designed to sell Hallmark cards or related products. Anyway, I was delighted to get this funny post from my son-in-law. Too funny!
There are some times with family that are just perfect. The Adirondack Balloon Festival is one of those...an annual event in Glens Falls NY that is a spectacular gateway to the most beautiful time of year in Upstate NY. The first time I ever attended the festival, my two children were very small. We arrived [...]
The Whole Family Feels Empty Nest - Even The Pets! Pets and empty nest? Yep...empty nest isn't just for moms - the whole family can be affected. Even pets can be sad when a family member leaves for college! If you have a high school senior, it's only a matter of months before they graduate, [...]