Staycations

It's hard to believe that August is right around the corner and it won't be long until the school buses are on the road again. It's been quite an unusual summer. Most days have been kind of cool, but lately it's been feeling a lot like the summer with...

Picnic dinner nice change

My husband made chicken monterey on the grill Wednesday evening, and what a better place to have it than outside? It was Amber's suggestion that we eat dinner outside picnic style. It wasn't too hot and the wind wasn't blowing. I figured why not? We...

Learning to let go

It's another reminder that she's growing up. Amber stayed overnight at my mother-in-law's Saturday, then ventured to Knoebels with her on Sunday for a cousin's birthday party. She was quite excited about going to stay...

Explore area playgrounds

When I stepped outside today on the way to work, the weather was pleasant. It wasn't too hot or too cold. For me, it was the perfect running weather, although I haven't been out for a run in some time. I'm hoping to resume soon. While some are hoping for...