🍷Wining, 🍗Dining, 💃Dancing and Wildflowers🌼 in Austin, TX🎸 (part 2)

There is nothing like a wine tasting at a beautiful vineyard to see the countryside while on vacation…IMG_6151Here Victor and I are with Patty, Don and their daughter Courtney!!  They gave this Continue reading “🍷Wining, 🍗Dining, 💃Dancing and Wildflowers🌼 in Austin, TX🎸 (part 2)”

🍇Wining, Dining🌮 and Dancing🕺 in Austin, TX🌵🤠(part 1)

This was our first big trip in 12 years…because now my mother is well taken care of in assisted living, we can finally get away for more than a weekend!!! house Victor’s sister Patty and her husband Don invited us to their beautiful home in Austin, Texas…they have had the house for 4 years but just recently Continue reading “🍇Wining, Dining🌮 and Dancing🕺 in Austin, TX🌵🤠(part 1)”

🌸A Week of🌷Spring Crafts🏀Ending with🌱Grass Roots🎸

It was a very busy week…it started with a visit from my good friend Claire, who shares my love for decorating cookies, …IMG_5918We had icing up to our elbows and exchanged Continue reading “🌸A Week of🌷Spring Crafts🏀Ending with🌱Grass Roots🎸”

👻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🎃”

⚾️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…🥁”

🏃🏻🤸🏻‍♂️How to Keep Your Grandchildren Entertained🔴🏖

It’s great to be back…I missed you all!!!  My grandsons were staying with us for 10 days, 7 of those days were without their parents:)  These are some ways we kept them busy…IMG_2465 2We started at our Cape Cod cottage with what we call “Nina and Papa’s Fun Camp!”  They love Continue reading “🏃🏻🤸🏻‍♂️How to Keep Your Grandchildren Entertained🔴🏖”

🖍Crayon Fun in PA🚗

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🚗