👻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…🍮”

🏃🏻🤸🏻‍♂️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🔴🏖”

🎂A Birthday Celebration in Wine Country⁉️

🦋THE GIFT🐆

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!!IMG_1584This is the gift we gave Gina for her birthday… Continue reading “🎂A Birthday Celebration in Wine Country⁉️”

🖍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🚗