Richie has never been known to buy me extravagant gifts. Whether Christmas, Birthday, Valentine’s or Anniversary most holidays are celebrated with a quick “Happy (Insert Holiday Here)” and possibly a nice dinner out. When you have been married for almost 12 years and you buy what you need, when you need it there isn’t much room for surprises and mystery. … Read the rest
If you’re anything like me you start thinking about Valentine gifts about 3 days before Valentines. I plan Christmas months in advance but Valentine’s Day always seems to sneak up on me. Since once again it is 3 days before Valentine’s and I am running out of time, I thought I would make a gift to present to my Husband onValentine’s that I will continue to add to all year long.… Read the rest
Corn Chowder has been a family favorite since I was a child. Soups, stews, and chowders are quite popular in New England and my mom’s Corn Chowder was always a big hit at potlucks, get togethers and family dinners. Although it is called a chowder – the broth is not thick like a clam chowder. … Read the rest
Losing a beloved pet is never easy.
Growing up, my only real experience with loosing a pet was when I was in High School and our elderly cat “went to the farm”. Our family dog didn’t die until after I had moved away and married so while I was saddened by it, I was so far removed that it wasn’t a major impact on my life.… Read the rest