Every year my hometown shuts down it’s Main Street to host a Halloween Parade for children of all ages. Shane decided to be Jack Sparrow.Shane and John refuel with some candy. Shane and his Superman cousin Michael. Trick or Treating along Main Street. Shannon and Sean, aka Ice Princess and Batman. Indiana Jones and Christopher, […]
Pumpkin picking is the most fun activity to do on Long Island in the fall. It’s something we look forward to every season. The crisp air, fresh apple cider, hayrides, corn mazes, just a great family day. A picturesque hayride and a beautiful sight. My little guy eager to pick the biggest pumpkin, ahh to […]
What happened to following your dreams? As we get older sensibility comes in to play, which is good. But sometimes we become so sensible we forget that being happy, content, fulfilled and passionate is just as important. “Set out each day believing in your dreams, know without a doubt that you were made for amazing […]
Life gets crazy, overwhelming at times. There are things that happen to us or things we see and hear that make us loose focus on the things that really matter. Most days I try to remember this… Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift. That’s why they call it- The […]
Most mornings I try to go walking. For me it is a time to reflect, take stock of all the things I am grateful for, connect to myself, my family, nature and organize my thoughts for the day. It’s amazing when I start the day this way, it’s ALWAYS a better day. These are some […]
Last year while selling at the Country Living Fair I met a really nice gal who was also a vendor. We kept in touch through the year & shared with eachother our business happenings. You can check out Rolane featured in September 2008 of Country Living at The Vintage Barn http://www.countryliving.com/antiques/shops-and-shows/vintage-barn-antiques-show-0908 and at http://www.barnbarnbaby.com/ where […]
A great way to end summer vacation. Shane eating & wearing his favorite watermelon. All in the family. Adorable, what else is there to say.
My niece Jessica got married last Friday & these were her wedding favors. She filled them with Hersey Kisses, just perfect. A lovely keepsake.
I have so many favorite sayings, but this adage is one I think about most everyday. Another is “enjoy the small things for someday they will be the big things.”
My hometown, Bellport, NY. Bellport is a historic town known years ago for its inlet access from the Atlantic Ocean, it was home to whalers, fisherman and clammers. Also known for it’s tree lined streets, white picket fences, beautiful historic homes and friendly people, a great place to live and raise a family. My favorite […]
There is nothing more perfect sometimes than being outside when it’s raining. My husband & I were lucky enough to go one of our favorite vineyards over the weekend on Long Island, Correy Creek. It is just a really peaceful place to rest for a while. I never get tired of looking at this beautiful […]
Quote Jars They say inspiration comes in all shapes & sizes. A quote for each day of the month. French Pendants These are vintage french posters I have made into pendants. I have always had a fascination for anything French. My grandfather was a frenchman, his family was from Nice, France (I have to also […]
My little Colorado Cowboy. “Family”, these flowers were cut on July 3, maybe it is a symbol of the strenth of it’s message. The beach, the smell of salt water in the air, the sounds of sailboat masts clanking in the wind, the sound of the waves hitting the shore . It is a place […]