My friend Cheryl told me that the Contry Hill Farm, the horse farm where she rides, was having a one-day winter horse camp for kids. Her 11 year old son, Alex, likes to ride horses. Ryan (12) has been riding here with Alex on a couple of occasions. They went to the summer camp together […]
Here in Massachusetts we’ve just had two feet of snow dumped on us within a couple of days. The kids got 2 snow days out of the deal, so they are happy. That brings the total to 5 snow days! I am so done with winter! I figure a good laugh is better than the […]
Our family attended the annual Robert Burns night over the weekend. It’s a dinner event that celebrates the life and poetry of Scottland’s Robert Burns. It occurs on or close to January 25th, his birthday. It’s also a celebration of Scottish heritage. Grant’s father was born in Scotland. He passed away several years ago now. […]
James needed a new desk for his room. He wanted something with a lot of surface area to work on and a lot of drawers for storage space. The bigger the desk, the bigger the price tag, I figured. That was not the case with Staples’ Whalen Leadenhall Desk. We bought it at Staples.com and […]
Have you ever seen the movie Napoleon Dynamite? It is a classic movie. The boys like to watch it at least once a year. James is competing for Mr. Oakmont, which is a male beauty pageant at his high school. He will be performing Napoleon’s Dance to “Canned Heat”. I can’t wait to see it. […]
Here are images of winter in New England taken by my nephew Oliver. He is a great photographer! Check out more of his pictures on Instagram! Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
The boys are playing town basketball. As a 9th grader, this is James’s last year to play. Grant is coaching, so both James and Ryan are on his team. This is a first and a great way to finish the league. I really enjoy watching their games. They are fast-paced with lots of action. Ryan […]
James and Ryan are both in the Marching Spartans the middle/high school marching band. Last Friday evening, they marched in the Christmas parade and tree lighting that we have in our little town. Here are a few photos of the event. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
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We have a small foyer that ends up cluttered with shoes. I found the perfect solution for this small space. It’s Ikea’s TJUSIG bench with shoe storage. It’s a place for backpacks, shoe storage and a place to sit to put shoes on. This was easy to put together as well. It was $59.99 and […]