Moving Is Never Fun

Moving Is Never Fun…it’s stressful. For weeks you seem to sort through your life as you pack up boxes…deciding what you will take with you when you move, what will be donated to charity and what needs to be left behind. If you are like me and are trying to consolidate furniture and other items […]

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Maine, Where Memories Are Made

It Must Be Maine; The Way Life Should Be After spending five delightful summers at our lakeside cottage in Maine, I have to say that the above state slogan is very appropriate although I think it could be, Maine, Where Memories Are Made. My husband and I have enjoyed experiencing the natural beauty of its rugged ocean […]

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It’s  Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas. There is snow on the ground, the wreaths are hung and candles are in all the windows. The trees are trimmed, the house is decorated and the Christmas cookies have been baked. I thought it would be the perfect time to give you a little house tour. We […]

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Spring is here…Let’s Start Gardening

Every season in New England is wonderful but at the end of a very snowy winter, I can’t help but look forward to the warmth of spring, the first flower blossoms opening, and starting seeds for my vegetable garden. Spring is here…let’s start our gardening. Before I start the new planting season, I enjoy looking […]

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Heirloom Tomato Seedlings

The heirloom tomato seeds that I planted three weeks ago germinated in less than a week. If you read my earlier post about spring, then you saw how I planted them in a seed flat. I took them from the potting shed and placed them in my bathtub to germinate. The sunny bathtub worked wonderfully. […]

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A Little Corner Of Italy

The last day of our road trip had arrived. The last stop on our three week trip was influenced by three people who I know but have never met. I am confident that you know them also. If you had a chance to dine at one of their tables, you would probably make a stop […]

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Welcome To Our Summer Cottage

Welcome to our summer cottage. If you have followed my blog from the beginning, you read “Let’s take a ride” and “Needs a little work“. They are the background on how we discovered our summer cottage and the work that needed to be done. At first I thought of a white or cream interior for […]

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Needs a little work

The location was perfect…on a lake with its own little beach, in a picturesque small town in the Lakes Region of Maine only two hours from our New Hampshire home. You know what everyone says, “location, location, location”. It was perfect for the two of us…it just needed a little work . After three years […]

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Let’s “take a ride”

So many people wish they could have a little place to escape to…by a lake, in the mountains, on a sandy beach or wherever their dreams take them. No matter where, no matter how small a place we find, we all enjoy a little freedom from our everyday life. One day out of the blue, my […]

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