"I want to ride a snowmobile," he said to me on the phone one day before Christmas. "It's one of the things I've had on my bucket list and I'm afraid if I don't do it now I'll never get the chance." … [Read More...]
I never knew that I could love the tween years as much as I do. According to many articles I've read, most girls who are between the ages of 10-12 begin to have wild mood swings, throw toddler-like … [Read More...]
When my son was just a little boy, he didn't simply enjoy trains. He was completely obsessed with them. If we happened to be driving near one he would rattle off the names of each and every car he … [Read More...]
“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, … [Read More...]
Many years ago, as my husband and I sat on the couch on a December evening flipping through the channels on the TV, we stumbled across the tail end of the Rick Steve's European Christmas Special on … [Read More...]
There are a million little moments throughout parenting which go by with no notice, no fanfare and yet are significant milestones deserving of being acknowledged.
I don't remember the exact day … [Read More...]
A few years ago, in a blog post about fall decor, I casually mentioned that every October I set out a pair of paper bag pumpkins (say that five times fast!) crafted by my children when they were each … [Read More...]
Confession...most, if not all, of the years I have shared my fall home tour here with you, there has been quite a bit of 'staging' done prior to taking the photos.
Vintage suitcases trying to look … [Read More...]
Dear Hallmark channel,
It's that time of the year again! You've announced your holiday movie lineup and the angels sang and snow began to fall and visions of sugar plums danced in my head. Okay, so … [Read More...]
A couple of weeks ago I began to notice how the light was changing in my house throughout the day, shifting and moving from room to room in a way that was different than it had been even just the week … [Read More...]