December Recap

Hello! And welcome back after what I hope was a lovely holiday season. We had a very nice Christmas. This year, we splurged on an artificial tree. Here’s Pepper at Home Depot, assessing the selection. I was set on getting one of the cheaper…

October Summary

October greetings to everyone! Isn’t this a fun picture of the girls? We stopped in at Yankee Candle in Deerfield last week and couldn’t resist a shot in front of these pumpkins. Yankee Candle always does a great job with their fall decorating. I…

Journeyman Camp at Old Sturbridge Village

Before I forget, I want to share about Pepper’s experience at the Old Sturbridge Village day camp this summer.   Pepper had a wonderful time at this camp. In fact, I was surprised by how much she enjoyed it. She spent the week immersed in…

What Every Home Needs

A kind neighbor passes along issues of The English Home to me when she’s finished with them. Are you familiar with the magazine? It’s wonderful. I always enjoy seeing the interiors of so many beautiful and, frequently, historic houses. One thing I’ve noted is that many of…

Toe Shoes for Ginger

Ginger has reached an important milestone in her dancing career. This past month she got her first pair of toe shoes! Here she is at the dance store, getting fitted for them. The incredibly flexible woman on the floor is her dance teacher. Turns…