apples and more apples

I’ve always loved apple orchards and picking apples.  It’s a fun afternoon spent outdoors with the girls, AND it’s productive. This year we found an orchard very close by without all the silly frills – just plain ol’ apple picking.    I’d rather skip the crowds, the trains/wagons, the mazes, the gift shops, the line-ups for rides, the animals, the play equipment … Continue reading

cottage on the lake

Back home after a week spent at the lake in the most loveliest cottage.  It was splendid.  I won’t rub it in how sweet our holidays were.  It wouldn’t be fair. Some stuff worth mentioning in case it sparks something: If you’re looking for the perfect summer accessory, I picked up one of these light cotton … Continue reading