colored easter eggs

Easter Day Treasure Hunt Reminiscing

Today is Easter and my son is grilling ribs. I made southern style potato salad and we will eat outside later. It’s hot here in Florida so I have the AC on. My other children are spending the day with their better half’s family. Did I say that right? They are in New Hampshire and […]

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Back to School – One More Time

Since 1982 I have been doing the “back to school” thing- yes, for 32 years. At first it was exciting. As a parent of young children, back then, it was fun and scary to see them go off to their first day. I used to take first day of school photos of the kids all […]

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On The Table

My daughter and her family were coming for dinner one weekend and I snapped this photo after I began setting the table. My neighbor had given me those little lavender flowers and I wanted a photo of them. My daughter has a hyper-active dog. She is mid-size and looks a lot like a black lab […]

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Family Friendly Day Trip to Ruggles Mine in New Hampshire

If you are one of the many people who are looking for New England day trips for the family, you might consider Ruggles Mine. I’ve been there twice. The first time was on a field trip with my son’s school class and we went back again the following summer with the family. Located in Grafton, […]

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My Christmas Story

It’s Christmas Eve day and the snow is coming later in the day so hubby has been working in the barn finishing up his outside work on our 50 acres while I have been baking like mad for the big family gathering tomorrow. All four kids live close by and come to our farmhouse, with […]

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