Faith, Family Buffalo Catholic Education Dinner February 6, 2018

Immaculate Conception School in Wellsville, NY is having a school mass for our beloved daughter Natalie Lewis. The principal handed me the mass card at Gala 22:6 the Catholic Education Celebration for the Buffalo Diocese Feb. 1, 2018. The School mass will be held May 10, 2018 on the Feast of the Assumption. How beautiful....

A look back at 2017 December 30, 2017 in Faith, Family

As we get ready to ring in a New Year – 2018, it’s easy to say, where has the year gone? Did I even accomplish anything? I know I wanted to organize more, entertain more and clear the house out of things that don’t...

Bigger than the Story December 14, 2017 in Faith, Family

        This past weekend I was fortunate to lead tours to both Seneca Falls and Skaneatelas in the Finger Lakes.  One town featured “It’s A Wonderful Life” festival and one featured “Charles Dickens Christmas.” This post is to show appreciation for...

Quick Tour of Vermont & New Hampshire October 14, 2017 in Faith, Family

       There are several reasons that I really enjoy being a tour hostess. The obvious of course is to experience new places. You expand your horizons. Your perspective changes. Yet it goes further.   *Please enjoy the video of our trip to...

Hello Again Olean September 25, 2017 in Faith, Fall, Family, Traditions

     It seems more and more that grandparents play essential roles in the lives of their grandchildren. Kids need the stability, calmness and a place to escape from the pressures of the busyness of this world. Even in the 1960’s and 1970’s when...

Let’s Go To Pittsburgh September 5, 2017 in Faith, Family, Travel

      Come along and join us as we visit Pittsburgh for two days over Labor Day weekend 2017. The best pancakes I have ever had in my life, and I have had my share- believe me- is at Pamela’s Diner. You gotta...

The Cincinnati Experience August 14, 2017 in Faith, Family, Travel

        Somehow I was granted the privilege of being a chaperone for 10 Nardin High School young ladies along with Stephanie Malinowski and Rosalie Sperrazza.  In two mini vans we headed to Cincinnati, Ohio to give a week of service to others....

Skaneateles Lake August 3, 2017 in Faith, Sincerely, Trish Podcast, Travel

My thought today is to take a look around and notice all the splendor of this beautiful world. Just 2 and a half hours from Buffalo, outside Syracuse, is a quaint little lake town called Skaneateles. If you enjoy dining (with so many delightful...

MacKenzie Childs Barn Sale July 26, 2017 in Faith, Family, Shopping, Traditions

On a 85 degree, no clouds, no shade kinda day in the thick of the summer, with 15,000 of your closest friends, there’s nowhere you’d rather be than the MacKenzie Childs’ Barn Sale. Holy Checkers!  For Buffalo people, this is Aurora, NY on Cayuga...

Family Reunion Time July 11, 2017 in Entertain, Faith, Family, Sincerely, Trish Podcast, Traditions

If your family is fortunate enough to have an annual family picnic or reunion, it’s easy to roll your eyes and think of other things you would rather do. It’s probably that little voice inside you that says…no one cares about me, i’m not...