This is my sister-in-law Patty…She just joined me in retirement and also joined me as our neighbor on Continue reading “🌎When Family Become Neighbors🌼”
So it was Gina’s 38th birthday on July 5th…Victor and I drove from Massachusettes to Virginia all day on the 4th of July!!! We got there just in time to help tuck the boys in and watch the Clarke County fireworks from their back porch…a great surprise perk that came with their new house!!This is the gift we gave Gina for her birthday… Continue reading “🎂A Birthday Celebration in Wine Country⁉️”
For my followers from other countries, I will explain one of our most revered holidays in America…Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the USA, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, and were no longer part of the British Empire. This special day is associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, speeches, ceremonies and American flags, lots of flags!! So I am focusing on creative flags for this 4th of July post!!
This one is hanging on our Continue reading “🇺🇸Some Creative Flags for the 4th of July🎇”
🥂The Party… At the end of the school year, our school staff gets together for a party…if anyone from our school is retiring they will honor them at this party…And so it was my turn to be honored at the party along with another colleague!!! My outfit for the party…A blue peacock print dress, with bell sleeves trimmed in blue lace from Dressbarn, a black crochet shoulder bag … Continue reading 🚌My Last Days of Kindergarten Started with a Party🥂
This is our cottage bedroom…I like to use the fisheye lens for some home decor pictures because it gives the view of the whole room…We painted this room white about 5 years ago, before it was natural knotty pine, which was not bad, but this is much better… We bought the bed and a bureau about 35 years ago in an antique shop…They were natural … Continue reading 🐚A Cape Cod Cottage Bedroom and a Surprise Room🙀
Last weekend we met Gina, Tom and the boys at The Crayola Experience in Easton,… Pennsylvania…it’s halfway between our houses and it was a nice visit for us all!!! We stayed in a suite at the Marriott Residence Inn…they had these cute little backpacks for the kids, filled with Crayola supplies!!! Parker and Aaden were so excited, here they are climbing a giant marker…and the kids … Continue reading 🖍Crayon Fun in PA🚗
This is our dining room at our Cape Cod cottage…It is the site of many dinners with family and friends!! We bought this table unfinished, I stained it, put many coats of polyurethane on the top and painted the Continue reading “🌺Cottage Dining and Fish Stew🐟”