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Bittersweet Birthday Treats

Many of you who follow me on Facebook or Instagram may have noticed that yesterday was our sweet Antonio “Tino” Xavier’s 4th birthday.  Of all of his birthdays yet, this was by far the one met with the most anticipation and excitement.  Much like his big brother, there was a certain amount of passive indifference… Read More Bittersweet Birthday Treats

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The Accidental Camper

Anyone who knows me knows that there is very little about me that says, “Let’s go camping!”  Despite being the daughter of a career Army officer who spent much of his career sleeping in some sort of make-shift shelter in the woods, desert, or jungle, I myself managed to avoid it for the first three… Read More The Accidental Camper

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All aboard!

Anyone who knows anything about my two boys knows that they are absolutely consumed by all things trains. Real ones, fake ones, as long as it has a funnel and says, “Choo-choo!” they are all in. I have spent more time than I like to admit sitting next to the tracks at our local station… Read More All aboard!

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The Berry Best of Summer

One of my very favorite things about living in a place with four very distinctive seasons to enjoy is the opportunity to pick our own seasonal fruits and vegetables at local farms.  Living just north of New York City we are fortunate to have a plethora of friendly, “U-Pick” farms just a stone’s throw away… Read More The Berry Best of Summer

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Auf Geht’s! Let’s go!

Hello, world! After years of consideration I have finally taken the plunge and carved out my own little corner of the internet. Several dear friends and family members have been after me over the years to create a space where I share the on-goings of my life as a mother, teacher, baker/cook, sports enthusiast, &… Read More Auf Geht’s! Let’s go!