🏠My First Tradition of the Season📚

When Halloween decorations are put away, it’s time for the beginning of my first holiday tradition of putting up my winter Dickens Village…I set it up inside our antique secretary desk in the corner of our living room…This is the desk before I dismantle the decor…IMG_4118Notice I said, “my tradition,” because I mostly do it myself, it’s one of those activities my Continue reading “🏠My First Tradition of the Season📚”

🍃🍁Nature’s Inspiration in Fashion and Decor🐘🐆🐅

This time of year the fall colors are so rich everywhere you look in nature…just driving around New England roads can give us so much inspiration in the beautiful scenery of colorful trees…IMG_3815Since being retired, I find myself Continue reading “🍃🍁Nature’s Inspiration in Fashion and Decor🐘🐆🐅”

👻A Haunted House and Halloween Goodie Bags🎃

This is the Fairbank’s House, which happens to be close to where we live…it is the oldest wooden house in America and is located in Dedham, Massachusettes.  It was built by Jonathan and Grace Fairbanks in 1636 for their family of 6 children and has stayed in the Fairbanks family until 1904 when it became a historical museum!!  The roof is sagging, but it has been well taken care of over the years…built-in-1636This is the front of the house as seen from the street…The middle part with the chimney was the original Continue reading “👻A Haunted House and Halloween Goodie Bags🎃”

💐Say Goodbye to Summer Flowers and Hello to Cozy Nights with Chocolate…🍮

We have had a great summer for flowers…but I’m not too sad to see the hot humid weather leave us…IMG_3426This vine that is growing up our front porch turned out to be amazing…It is a morning glory vine, which didn’t give us Continue reading “💐Say Goodbye to Summer Flowers and Hello to Cozy Nights with Chocolate…🍮”

⚾️A Busy Week…Baseball, Respite, Ringo and Decisions…🥁

We have had a very busy week, since my last post…  Welcome entertainment that has been on the calendar for months, which has helped and been a diversion for making a decision as to what assisted living with memory care facility my mom will be going into…IMG_3276Our first diversion was the Continue reading “⚾️A Busy Week…Baseball, Respite, Ringo and Decisions…🥁”