Laura Kay gave my blog an award! I am so excited. I have been doing the happy dance – again – this weekend. Laura Kay nominated my blog for the Marie Antoinette – A Real Person, A Real Award. Please visit Laura Kay at her blog. Here are the rules for the Marie Antoinette award.… Continue reading An Award!
I know – because I just got out of the house yesterday to really start my Christmas shopping – that we all are looking for a last minute gift. This one is a tad bit weird but my step father loved it when I sent him one a few years ago. Puzzle in a Jar… Continue reading Last Minute Gift
I grew up with my paternal grandmother. One very strong Christmas food memory was Kate’s Two Flavored Fudge – recipe at the bottom of post. I never tried making this until much later in life – never under the tutelage of the master. We always went to my maternal grandmother’s for Christmas Eve. One year,… Continue reading Holiday Food Memory
Evidently, there are places in the US that have a four day school week. Along with the recently reinstated in my part of the country February week off (back in the 70’s it was to conserve energy – now not so sure as there are activities during this break), many districts have looked at a… Continue reading The Four Day School Week
Yes, today is going to be a blogfest. I evidently have kept too much inside as I have all these thoughts waiting to burst from my mind. This weekend is a huge weekend for holiday musical events in my area. If you live near Binghamton, New York, please attend at least one of these events.… Continue reading Twas the Weekend before Christmas
Well, good news! Today, I can get a holiday puzzle for those of you visiting for the puzzle. I did the 70 piece bulb in six minutes and 18 seconds. Can you beat that?
I can remember being excited as I would go to bed in anticipation of snow as a child. I loved school but I loved a good snow day better. I am a touch concerned about this, the second of this school year, that my kids will have today. When I woke at 2 am –… Continue reading The Snow Day in Upstate NY