Just another overbooked Thursday…

Last week: Husband: “what are we gonna do with the grapes? Theres a ton of them.” Me: “Oh, I forgot about the grapevine in the back yard.” Really I’ve forgotten about the entire backyard all together since its summer we are either at the beach or at someone’s pool when we venture outdoors. Hanging outContinue reading “Just another overbooked Thursday…”

Everything’s different, but the same…and Meatballs for breakfast on Easter Sunday.

Yesterday was Easter pie day. Easter has always been a big deal in my family. It was always that one holiday that out “chaos-ed” every other holiday. Where family traveled from near and far to stay in my nana’s small 100-year-old house in an old italian mining town in upstate Pennsylvania to celebrate, cook, eat,Continue reading “Everything’s different, but the same…and Meatballs for breakfast on Easter Sunday.”

frozen blooms, thai peanut sauce and the ice storm of ’94,

Some winter traditions; because the roads still look like this: But at least we don’t live in Boston. A few states away is close enough. So, The annual Philadelphia Flower Show. A winter tradition for more than a decade for many reasons. First of all, flowers mean spring is coming. An enormous convention center wingContinue reading “frozen blooms, thai peanut sauce and the ice storm of ’94,”

a few days on the other side of crazy

Stay-cation. ha. For the working mom this can mean one of 2 things. Taking off when the kids are off from school in order to spend time with them, take some day trips, or whatever. This usually happens over the summer for me and towards the beginning of the school year. The second reason forContinue reading “a few days on the other side of crazy”