October Summary

Posted by mrssmythe on November 1, 2019 in Crafting, Family, Garden, Out & About, Pollinators, Seasons |

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 haven’t written in a while – I hope to remedy that […]

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The Week in Review

Posted by mrssmythe on September 10, 2016 in Chickens, Critters, Garden, iPhone photography, Photography, Seasons, Week in Review |

We’re starting to see signs of Fall in Western Massachusetts, despite it being nearly 90 degrees here today and muggy as anything. Further evidence of the impending seasonal shift – acorns, and the arrival of pumpkins at the garden centers. I bought these at Sixteen Acres Garden Center today, where they had mini pumpkins 3/$2 […]

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The First Walk of November

Posted by mrssmythe on November 1, 2015 in Out & About, Seasons |

Another nice day for a walk – CPT America and I took Manny for a stroll down Main Street, noting that while the leaves are still vivid, many of them are now on the ground. Also on the ground…acorns! I love acorns. I’ve often thought of how nice it would be to have an oak tree […]

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The Best Laid Plans…

Posted by mrssmythe on September 1, 2015 in Celebrations, Homeschool, iPhone photography, Musings, Out & About, Seasons |

Yesterday was the last day the girls had before school officially started, and I wanted to do something special to mark our “end of summer”. So, I planned a trip to a spot in Connecticut we’ve been wanting to visit all summer – Sonny’s Place. They have quite a bit to do there – go-karts, batting cages, a […]

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