Forty dollars + 100 feet of farmer’s plastic+23 dollars worth of Dawn Dish Soap+three hoses hooked end to end=hours of slippery, soapy kids sliding down a homemade slip and slide on hot summer evenings. Seriously, you need to go TODAY and spend $40.00 on this huge piece of farmers plastic. Lay it out full length and… Read More the most fun forty dollars can buy
The Fall of ’94 was awesome; one of the most salient and poignant times of my life. As a freshman at ENC every opportunity was open to me, and I took advantage of them all, but there was something about that first Autumn; Autumn in Boston filled me with a new, clear sense of possibility… Read More Proud Alumni
We’ve been on a 5 year journey of ending our consumption of artificial dyes. No purple dye. No orange dye. No yellow dye. No red dye. Not even canned buttercream frosting. All because of one little ingredient, often found at the bottom of the ingredient list on an alarmingly large amount of processed food products.… Read More Dye Free Family
Jeremy and I stood in the Starbucks Cafe in Barnes and Noble looking out at the plethera of reading material just beyond the short wall that divided the cafe area from the retail area. Behind us was the counter where the lovely young barista had just given us one White Chocolate Mocha and one Dark… Read More We Celebrated Family Night, Ditched the Kids in Barnes and Noble and Closed Panera Bread
I told her no today. No, you can’t paint with your friend right now. No, we can’t get a snack right now. No, I’m not going to dig dirt for the fairy garden you’re making FOR ME. I wanted to tell her no, we can’t paint today. The dishes need to be washed. The laundry… Read More I Said No Too Many Times Today
“If you don’t accept a gift you’re being given, you’re not allowing the other person to use their spiritual gift.” KSM One of my college theology professors spoke those words of truth to us one afternoon in class. Those words changed my life. I never looked at receiving a gift the same way again. I… Read More heaven in a box-on receiving a gift
The laundry room is a center of sorts. It is the mediator between the living area of the house and the garage and side yard. It’s where snow clothes get dropped to dry in the winter and towels wait their turn for washing in the summer after swimming or water games. The little white cabinet… Read More Share your Story!
Bird Watching is a favorite past time of ours. While Jeremy prefers viewing raptors (hawks, eagles, falcons, etc.) I prefer watching the backyard birds. Robins, finches, sparrows, blue birds, blue jays, tufted titmice, and cardinals are just a few we have seen in the backyard. We continually make efforts to make our yard bird, bee… Read More Bird Watching
The National Park Service invites you to find your park! In celebration of the 100th birthday of the National Park Service in 2016, we are launching a movement to spread the word about the amazing places we manage, the inspirational stories that the national parks tell, our country’s natural resources, and our diverse cultural heritage.… Read More We shared ours, now you share yours!
Ingredients: One huge bunch of fresh, washed green beans (I figure 5-8 beans per person) olive oil Salt to taste Our recipes are often so uncomplicated, seasonal eats, that I just don’t measure the ingredients. In the case of Grilled Green Beans…it’s the same. Some friends shared the idea of GGB with us quite a… Read More Grilled Green Beans-Recipe. Do it.