Happy St Nicholas Day!

   Good morning, and happy St. Nicholas Day! This day is one that holds a fond place in my heart, and always feels like the real start of Christmas for our family. At church St. Nicholas will come, and the children will get treats and do little crafts….there will be a hint of magic in […]

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Summer Harvest

   Several months ago I wrote a post about our Easter Egg Tree we made using branches from our little peach tree in the yard. Well, those blooming branches that stayed on the tree made quite a yield this year— and we’ve got pounds of beautiful blushy fruit to show for it!    It’s been […]

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For The Love of Dad

    Just wanted to take a moment to say “Happy Father’s Day!” to all the sweet daddies out there. I am very lucky to have a husband who is such a good daddy, and a great Daddy myself. They are currently both out enjoying their day on the golf course 😉    I count […]

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Books on my night stand….

   Ah, well, obviously my idea to review the books I’ve read for the month at the end of the month was a case of wishful thinking. Getting myself together in a timely fashion has proved….not the easiest thing to do! But I still really want to talk good books with you! So, hey, lets […]

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Holy Week

   And here it is, Holy Week. We are taking it quiet and slow here at our house. Although it has already been good– Audrey was an acolyte for the first time during the Palm Sunday Service. She did such a great job and was such a big kid. I was so proud of her!  […]

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A Visit to St. Joseph’s

My family outside St. Joseph’s Church    I have a bit of a soft spot for St. Joseph. He’s the quiet, steady, “dad”— the level headed ‘get things done’ practical figure of the Nativity Story. He is often times off to the side in images of that Holy relationship between Mary and baby Jesus. And […]

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Garden Goals

Photo from Old Sturbridge Village last summer….this is me gardening, in my imagination…..       It’s that time of year. I want to “plant all the things!!!” After a winter’s hibernation, I feel like, yeah, I could totally plant a year’s worth of organic food! I’ll even can it! We’ll have a salad every […]

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