It’s the 20th installment of the Friday Weekend Favorites post. Enjoy the images, the links, and your Memorial Day Weekend!Read More: Weekend Favorites
I love the sweet, predictable rhythm this time of year takes on for me. It starts with our getaway to the shore. It continues with the blooming of the peonies. And the using of the summer linens (cherries and lemons and kitsch!) There is my birthday, a family bbq, strawberries, the first outdoor breakfast of […]Read More: The rhythm of late May
Memorial Day Weekend. For so many families in this area, it’s a time to hop in the car and spend a few glorious days at the Jersey shore. For us, though, it’s always a relaxing weekend at home; a chance to anticipate summer and revel in some of the simple pleasures of life. Yesterday morning, […]Read More: Memorial Day Weekend
After spending Sunday nursing my congested head, I decided Monday would be all about the simple things that make me happy: Breakfast in bed, with a good book. Using the summer napkins for the first time this year. A gentle breeze blowing in the window during a warm shower. Plenty of back yard privacy. Perfect […]Read More: Simple joys
I know the calendar says to wait until June, but summer officially arrived at my house today. I put away the everyday kitchen linens and replaced them with the Summer linens. How fun to be able to do that! This means it’s been almost a year of cloth napkins around here – I can’t imagine […]Read More: Welcome, summer
So the Other Half takes the Sons over to his parents’ house this afternoon and comes back with a power washer but without the boys. Now, I love my children dearly, but the prospect of an evening without the duties of parenthood looming kind of makes me giddy Other Half asks me what I’d like […]Read More: A little freedom is dangerous for the wallet.