Not the typical yard game...

Not the typical yard game...

I hope everyone's Memorial Day weekend was great! Mine was filled with a myriad of activities, moving Hannah and John into their new space, dinners with family, and getting the yard in shape. Many years ago when the lake house was built JP and I installed an outdoor Chess board, it’s very rustic and simple. JP had created a full set of chess pieces from small twigs and the board was designed for them. This year it’s getting a makeover…

Read More

When two parts of your life collide...

When two parts of your life collide...

This time of the year can be busy with graduations, bridal showers, baby showers and just wanting to spend time with family now that the warm weather has returned. I am certainly excited to be able to get outside and enjoy the sun. Have you ever had a time when two parts of your life collide? It happened to me a few weeks ago! I never thought that an email from an old friend and my daughter’s engagement party would somehow get connected.

Read More

A simple & elegant meal

A simple & elegant meal

I’ve had a few very busy days, all of my children and their boyfriends visited for the long President’s Day weekend. It’s always wonderful to have them home and their visits are packed with lots of fun and food. Now that things have quieted down, I have time to share with you an easy meal that will satisfy even your hungriest family and friends! It’s easily customizable to meet your guests food preferences.

Read More