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And the award goes to…


Jo at Forever Young gave me this award! For those of you who don’t already read Jo’s blog, you should. She is an incredibly witty, fun, brilliant “mum” from the U.K. who happens to be on the Disney Mom’s Panel with me. Thanks Jo, you made my day!

Here’s how the award works:

“These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons …

Feast or Famine

The title refers to my blogging style, not necessarily to this post. It seems that either a ton of noteworthy stuff happens, or nothing — seriously nothing — happens for weeks.


Anyway, Saturday Alex became “chef Alessandro” for a day. As part of his scouting requirements, he had to help with a service project. Each week the members of our congregation provide lunch/dinner for the military men and women who would miss their mealtime by attending church. Alex made a …

Where Have I Been?

I know, I know. I was going to blog on a regular basis, and as an avid reader of many blogs, I hate when the sites I frequent aren’t updated at least weekly. But I am in summer mode. We’ve been doing so many things the past couple of months. Here’s a little taste:
Domenic’s baseball season finally ended mid-July. We got some great pictures at his last game. Click on this one to see that toothless smile – Love …

Joining the bandwagon

After lurking around many different blog sites, I’ve finally decided to jump on the bandwagon and start blogging. Hopefully, this will help me keep up to date with my friends and family.

This weekend was the first truly nice weekend of the year. It’s times like these when I realize how grateful I am to live in New England – I usually spend the better part of Jan/Feb/March wishing I were ANYWHERE but here – then overnight the trees start …