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On The Road …

On The Road …

| August 24, 2009 | 6 Comments

A few months ago, something came over me and I started leafing through a Maine travel guide put out by the Maine Department of Tourism a few years ago. Somewhere in my reading, I learned that you can camp out in a less intensive way by renting a cabin. And it’s cheap! So, that little […]

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Oh, Sunny Day

Oh, Sunny Day

| August 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

Oh, what a mess. A huge, giant mess. It seemed like such a great idea: Go get ice creams, stroll home, collapse on the lawn and finish them. Except Will’s ice cream had other ideas. It melted like instantly. Did I get upset? Nah. Why worry? The stroller can be cleaned. So can Will. Instead, […]

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When You Can’t Get Away . . . Take a Staycation

When You Can’t Get Away . . . Take a Staycation

| July 1, 2008 | 2 Comments

I might be a little obsessed with the word “staycation.” It’s so inventive. And it perfectly describes what we are doing this summer. As much as I would love to whisk the kids away to a house on the Jersey shore or drive up to visit my husband’s family, it’s just not in the cards […]

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Making Gazpacho

Making Gazpacho

| September 13, 2007 | 1 Comment

I finished up my wealth of tomatoes on Sunday by throwing together an easy gazpacho. Would you believe that before this year, I’d never eaten (or made) gazpacho? I hadn’t. Not sure why — it just wasn’t on the agenda. I checked out a number of recipes before writing this one. Thank goodness everyone in […]

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Berry season!

Berry season!

| May 10, 2007 | 2 Comments

When I was a little girl, my grandmother and I would go every year to a pick-your-own strawberry patch near our home in Dutchess County, New York. When the sign point to the patch would appear at the roadside, with an arrow indicating it was time to start picking, I would get so excited anticipating […]

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