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

Featured Video Play Icon      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 our family would drive to Olean to visit my mother’s parents...

When Pumpkin Meets Banana September 25, 2015 in Entertain, Fall, Family, Uncategorized

Beware. Pinterest is especially tempting and captivating with fall decor and recipes. Riveting. One monster snack, caramel apple pops, and pumpkin recipe at a time.      While, most of us are copying ideas, I have a daughter who has invented a pumpkin meets banana...

Little Things Mean A Lot December 1, 2013 in Entertain, Fall, Family

You may remember how Evan likes to make his own peanut butter. That’s not it.  A few weeks back, Evan decided to make chili for Sunday night gatherings. He chops and dices and opens cans and gets it all simmering in the crock pots...

Thankful November 27, 2013 in Faith, Fall, Traditions

Aww Thanksgiving. The gratitude that fills your heart. I hope that this will not be a mushy post; but I may not be able to help it. This week, we watched our son entertain his first clients. Watching him work so industriously and try...

Walk November 5, 2013 in Dogs, Faith, Fall, Family

Good Morning! It’s the start of daylight savings and it’s time to take advantage of the morning light. There is nothing more satisfying in the morning then a walk with my husband and our dogs. Of course I asked him what was the best...

Sold Out! October 16, 2013 in Fall

For a special treat this year, the Mars company teamed up with Target to be the only retailer of seasonal M&M’s in pumpkin spice. It’s hard to be exact in retail but the Mar’s company certainly did not expect these tasty pumpkin spice candies...