How to Create a DIY Craft Kit

With so many camps and activities being cancelled this summer, parents are forced to get crafty (pun intended) coming up with ways to keep their kids busy this summer. My solution? Setting up a DIY Craft Kit for kids to dig through and create with when boredom hits. The best part? A DIY Craft Kit […]

Tips for Family Patio Dining During Covid 19

While my at-home bartender might serve some excellent and SUBSTANTIAL pours, that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been counting down the minutes until I could safely enjoy a cocktail on a restaurant patio. Thankfully our town made the decision to create Arlington Alfresco to not only help restaurants that were majorly impacted by Covid 19 […]

How to Have a Field Day at Home

While Covid-19 might have robbed our kids of their beloved teachers and classrooms, that doesn’t mean that they have to miss out on those special end-of-the-year activities that always mean so much. Even if you are short on space or on a tight budget you can still put together a fun Field Day at Home […]

Patriotic Grazing Platter

It really isn’t a holiday until I come up with a creative charcuterie board to commemorate it. And the best thing about this Patriotic Grazing Platter? It can be used for BOTH Memorial Day and Fourth of July. So get the biggest bang for your buck—as well as for your eyes and tastebuds—by making your […]

Kick Off Spring at Pasquesi Home and Garden

Anyone else have the Covid Blues? It has hit me HARD and honestly I haven’t been able to find many things to snap me out of it—until I took a break from being a teacher/wife/mom/cook/housekeeper and escaped to Pasquesi Home and Gardens. I’ve already shared how much I love visiting during the holidays, but taking […]

Mother’s Day, Quarantine Style

After being home-bound since mid-March, my heart sunk when I realized that I wouldn’t be enjoying a Mother’s Day with my mom and sister as out tradition goes. But instead of throwing a pity party (you just know that EVERYTHING will open up by Father’s Day, right?!?!) I’m still embracing MY DAY (preferably filled with […]