👻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…🍮”

🛍When Retirement Kicked In🚴

While the teachers went back to school I was driving to the Cape, over the Sagamore Bridge blasting the radio and singing to Charlie on the MTA, I don’t know why but it was playing on the radio and it spoke to me!! If you’re my generation and from Boston, you would probably remember that song by the Kingston Trio!!IMG_3126 Not much Continue reading “🛍When Retirement Kicked In🚴”

🕰A Cottage Kitchen🍓

This is my Cape Cod Cottage kitchen…

hutch 3This is where most of our dishes are kept and it’s also our kitchen counter… The shelving was there when we bought the cottage, but Victor rebuilt it new, adding beadboard and moldings.  There was a cabinet below but Victor built a new one, in keeping with Continue reading “🕰A Cottage Kitchen🍓”