🎄My Christmas Trees and a Sure to Please Easy Recipe🍲

This is the first tree that I put up, I try to do it for Thanksgiving…It’s in our living room in front of our bay window and you can see it from the street!!IMG_4437This year I got it up but didn’t decorate it until Continue reading “🎄My Christmas Trees and a Sure to Please Easy Recipe🍲”

🙏🏽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📚”

🍃🍁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🎃”