🙏🏽Sometimes We’re Thankful for the Little Things, this Time I’m Thankful for Some Big Things💔

Last weekend Gina came home, by herself, to help clean out my mom’s house and to visit her grandmother at her new place…IMG_4300My mom sometimes forgets my name, but she never forgets Continue reading “🙏🏽Sometimes We’re Thankful for the Little Things, this Time I’m Thankful for Some Big Things💔”

🏠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📚”

👻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🔴🏖”