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Family Dinner

Farm Fresh, Good Wine, Old Things and a Beautiful Landscape Big food gatherings aren’t just for holidays anymore, with the local and fresh food movement gaining popularity, community get- togethers … Continue Reading →


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A Little Family Fun

Family Photo Reenactments How was your Christmas, enough time spent with family? Do you have any family traditions or fun family activities you par-take in on Christmas?  We always have … Continue Reading →


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Christmas, New York and an Anniversary

39 Years and Counting I love being in a city for the holidays.  It was the only time living in New York I could tolerate the massive crowds of tourists. … Continue Reading →


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Thanksgiving in Idaho

Sun Valley Thanksgiving Sorry for the hiatus, like most everyone, we had a busy week of traveling and entertaining.  This year I went with Pete to celebrate Thanksgiving with his … Continue Reading →


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When Our Heart Breaks

Falling Apart Something seems to be in the air this fall, it seems like everywhere I look someone I care about seems to be dealing with heartache of some manner. … Continue Reading →


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Lighten Up!

You Got to Laugh A Little   It’s probably pretty apparent that adults laugh less than children, just walk by a recess at a nearby school and listen and go … Continue Reading →


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Girl’s Weekends

No Boys Allowed   Especially as I get older and careers, husbands, babies, moving to new places are happening I realize how important it is to take a weekend to … Continue Reading →


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Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Birch Box I never know what to get my mom for Mother’s Day.  I don’t think I could actually ever BUY her anything that would thank her enough for putting … Continue Reading →


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2 Days in New York

2 DAYS IN NEW YORK Monday nights Pete has a bowling league with his buddies, that leaves me to an empty house (with Cosmo and Addison, my cat) a bottle … Continue Reading →


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The Importance of Friends

It seems like among all the wedding hype and boyfriend/girlfriend, lover, spouse talk, we seem to forget about our other relationship, our friends.  I can’t count the number of times … Continue Reading →