“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” – Jane HowardContinue reading
I never thought I’d be the type of person who dresses up their dog. But, alas, here I am.
We’ve recently bought Nico an Eagles and Phillies jersey – the football and baseball teams of our city, Philadelphia. Our neighbors love his little outfits and they show off Nico’s Philly pride.Continue reading
My family and I recently spent a long weekend in Ocean City, NJ, soaking up the sun on the beach. In the Philadelphia and New Jersey area, we call this going “down the shore.”
Growing up, my family usually went down the shore every summer. I have some great memories of being at the beach, on the boardwalk at night, and discovering new music at the record stores in town.Continue reading
Every Saturday, Rachel and I walk over to a coffee shop in our neighborhood. It’s become a nice weekend ritual for us. The place has great coffee and crepes and the added bonus of giving us free treats for Nico! Dogs are so smart – Nico seems to sense we’re heading for the shop and knows the treats are coming.
Lately, he’s been struggling on the walks because it’s been so hot. So, we need to take some water with us so he can take a drink every so often. Anything to get him his beloved treats!
“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” – Dodie SmithContinue reading
“It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.” —The Golden GirlsContinue reading
Today I wanted to bring you a photo of my family’s old farm. These 250 acres of the family farm land in Pelham, TN, is where I spent a lot of my time growing up and where I learned a lot about food. My Mutsi had a tiny vineyard where we could pick the grapes to make jam. My Papa had a little garden out front where we could collect veggies for our salads and other side dishes.Continue reading