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National Sunday Supper Day

It’s National Sunday Supper Day! Joe and his family had Sunday dinners all the time growing up! In the winters they had grandma’s sauce and summers were mostly BBQs at his aunt’s and uncle’s house after a day at the beach! We love to have family over and our Sunday Dinners include sausage and peppers, Brooklyn bread, Read more »

Being Productive…

Sue is getting some work done for school so she can spend some time with her dad and watch the NFL Playoffs! #teacherlife Read more »

Arizona…Here Comes Joe

Joe is headed on a plane to sunny and warm Arizona for a business conference!  Ollie and I are spending quality time cuddling and looking for a good movie to watch :) Read more »

Mom’s New TV

We donated our old TV and stand to Joe’s Mom.  Mom went from a 42 inch TV to 60 inch HD.  She is in heaven and loves her new TV. Read more »

Happy New Years

Wishing everyone a fun and wonderful New Years!  We are ringing in the new year with lots of hope for the future. Read more »

Fantasy Football Trophy

Joe won his Fantasy Football league and now wants the trophy to be our dining room centerpiece.  Sue has something different in mind for our centerpiece LOL. Read more »

Ollie goes to the Vet

Ollie wasn’t feeling well today but thanks to the Vet and some meds, she is feeling much better.  She is the only dog we know that loves going to the vet. Read more »

Teachers Rock!!!

Sue is a teacher and loves her job.  This week, she gets to read passages from famous Christmas Movies with the music from the movie playing on her iPhone speaker.  The children will be super excited. Read more »

Ollie’s New Best Friend

Ollie and Rico had such a great time together on Thanksgiving.  The dynamic duo did not miss one crumb or piece of food that hit the ground.  They are not as innocent as they look LOL. Read more »

Thanksgiving 2019

We have hosted Thanksgiving for 12 straight years and it is our favorite Family Holiday!  Family time, football and playing games - we hit the trifecta. Read more »

Getting ready for Turkey Day

Every year we host Thanksgiving and Sue’s entire family comes.  We have such a great time playing games, watching football and of course eating Turkey.  We can’t wait to see everyone tomorrow. Read more »

FL Family Invasion

WOOHOO Sue’s brothers family is here for the Thanksgiving week.  We will be playing lots of games and watching Jeopardy.  Ok, so Joe may not be soooo excited for Jeopardy LOL Read more »


Great people and a great cause always make a successful Fundraiser. The first 3 letters of Fundraiser spells “FUN” and you can tell from the picture we had a lot of fun! Read more »

Toys for Ollie

We cannot leave Target without Joe buying a new toy for our dog Ollie.  Just imagine how many toys Joe will be buying when we have a baby. Read more »

Superhero Fun…

We love working out and doing different exercises boot camp style!  Today was Superhero Day at our gym…Superheroes also happen to be one of Joe’s favorite things! Read more »

New Recipe

I love to cook and try out new recipes and Joe loves to eat! This one was a keeper…Turkey Meatballs, artichokes, zucchini, garlic and oil! Delish! Read more »

Street Fair

We had an awesome time this morning at our annual street fair! Joe could’t resist getting his favorite… Fried Oreos! They were delicious! Read more »

Picking Paint Colors

So many colors to choose from! We finally chose Stonington Gray for the basement! Getting painted tomorrow! We are almost there!! Read more »

Basement Update

We are coming along with the basement!  The dry wall is up and we just had the floor evened out so we can put some tile flooring down!  Now the fun part begins where we get to decorate and make the space our own! Read more »

Are You Ready for Some Football???

We had so much fun with the start of football season!  We had family over, cheered on our favorite teams (Joe is a Giants fan…Sue is a Dolphins fan), and had a delicious meal! Can’t wait till next weekend…hopefully our teams will do better or it is going to be a long season! LOL Read more »

Basement Update

Here is a pic of the progress from our basement renovation! It’s coming along nicely and now the fun part of picking all the materials starts! Can’t wait! Read more »

National Doggie Day

We celebrated our love Ollie yesterday by taking a long walk and giving her some delicious peanut butter treats! She also got some hugs and cuddles with us :) Read more »

Weekend Getaway

We had so much fun this weekend at Foxwoods! We gambled a little, had delicious dinners, and relaxed at the spa! Joe loved his coffee milkshake from Juniors! Read more »

Getting Ready for Football Season

One of our favorite things to do is play fantasy football and cheer on our favorite teams!  I love the Miami Dolphins and Joe is a bog NY Giants fan!  Joe has been preparing for our football draft which is coming up soon!  We are ready for the fall and football! Read more »

Basement All Cleared Out

This morning we loaded up our Pod and cleared out our basement! We can’t wait when it’s all done! It will be a great gathering spot for our family, friends, and baby! Read more »

Air Fryer Yumminess!

Last night we tried out our new Air Fryer for the first time!  We made roasted asparagus and chicken cutlets!  Delicious!  We are going to really enjoy cooking using our new toy! Read more »

Birthday Party and Guacamole!

We are getting ready to celebrate our friend’s birthday BBQ style!  We are bringing our famous guacamole!  Looking forward to spending the day with our friends! Read more »

Music Festival Last Night

We had so much fun catching up with our friends yesterday at the music festival in our town.  There were bands playing, vendors, and of course delicious food!  We love where we live and there is always something fun to do! Read more »

Back to School Craft

One thing I love to do is DIY projects!  I saw this idea online and I am excited to try it out for my classroom!  People are always asking for pens and then walking off with them!  It will be hard to leave with these pretty pens! Read more »

Boot Camp Update

So Joe and I have been going to boot camp to get stronger and leaner for about a month and a half.  Got my measurements taken and I have lost inches and pounds!!!  It was so exciting to see all of the hard work paying off!  Joe gets his measurements taken next week! Read more »

90210 Reunion!!!

I am so excited for the Beverly Hills 90210 Reunion!  I’ll be reliving a part of my teen and college years!  I think Joe would much rather be watching a superhero movie! LOL! Read more »

Sunday Dinner Meatballs

Family dinners are an important part of our life! We all love to get together whether it be a random Sunday, family party, holiday, football season, or just whenever! We decided to have meatballs this weekend! This was Joe’s grandma’s recipe and I love making them!  Delicious!! Read more »

Exploding Kittens and Cousin Fun

Yesterday we visited our little cousins (who are not so little anymore)!  We love to play games and they introduced us to a game called Exploding Kittens.  We had a lot of fun playing it and many laughs.  Luckily I was the only one who didn’t have to wear the cone of shame! LOL! Read more »

Lazy Saturday

Today is a day of doing nothing!  We had a houseful of family visiting here for 2 weeks and we had an amazing time!  We laughed, ate very well, and spent some quality time together.  We ended the family staycation with a yummy dinner at our favorite steakhouse and an early happy birthday celebration dinner for Read more »

Painting Fun

This afternoon, my nephew Jayce and I decided it would be fun to paint on a large canvas!  We had so much fun creating our artwork.  My favorite part was when Jayce said, “Poor Lucy…she looks like a cow, not a dog!”  We laughed really hard! Read more »


Love spending time with everyone! Snuck this pic of my mom and nephew cuddling on the couch! You are never too old to cuddle! Read more »

Lotto Love

We love to take a chance on some scratch off lotto tickets!!! Haven’t hit it big yet, but you have to be in it to win it! Let’s see if we have any luck with these! Read more »

Family Party

Getting ready for another family party!  Can’t wait to see and spend time with our cousins! On the menu for today is some corn on the cob, burgers, hot dogs, chicken, pasta salad, and of course some good old fashioned Corn Hole playing! Pics to come later! Read more »

Monopoly Fun

We had an awesome time today even though the weather was overcast and rainy! Jayce and I had some good old fashioned fun playing Monopoly Star Wars edition! Read more »

My Family is Here!!!

We are so excited to officially kick off our family Staycation today!  Everyone just got here and we all can’t wait to spend time with each other.  Family Sunday Dinner is meatballs and baked ziti.  Game night tonight!  Can’t wait for all the laughs! Read more »

Joe’s Hockey Life

Joe LOVES hockey!  When he was younger he played roller hockey and continued to play until last year.  He loves the excitement of the game and also the exercise.  Joe misses playing a lot but still keeps in contact with his hockey friends!  Every now and then, he will lace up his skates and just have Read more »

Sue’s Skating Life

Growing up I was an ice skater!  There are so many memories from those day…competitions, ice shows, early morning practices, skating trips, just to name a few! I skated from the time I was 6 all throughout high school and when I came back from college I spent much of my time teaching skating to kids and Read more »

New Recipe

I love to cook and Joe loved to eat!  I am always looking for new recipes to try especially in the summer when I am off!  I am thinking about making this delicious looking summer skillet pasta.  Veggies, sausage, and pasta!  What could be better :) Read more »

Countdown to Family Time

We are getting really excited for our annual family staycation at our house!  Looking forward to lots of laughing, being silly, playing games, and delicious dinners! Cannot wait! Read more »

Weekend with Family

We had such a great weekend spending time with our family.  On Saturday we had a blast playing video games and arcade games with our cousins from Las Vegas! Today we had a BBQ with Joe’s dad’s side of the family.  They used to live in NY but recently moved to Florida so it was great to see them! Read more »

Back to Boot Camp

After our really relaxing vacation, it was time to get back to body boot camp!  Felt good after a week off and looking forward to going next week.  Today was a challenging workout, but we can feel ourselves getting stronger than we were before! We are now off to Dave and Busters to meet our cousins from Read more »

Finally Home Sweet Home

Although we were so sad to leave Aruba and end our vacation, we are so happy to finally be home! We had a long day at the airport due to flight delays and finally arrived home a little while ago! Ollie went nuts when she heard us walking up the steps! Cuddling with her now on this rainy night Read more »

Sad to Leave Tomorrow

We have had the best time in Aruba and are so sad to be leaving tomorrow! We spent a lot of time at the beach today. I sat under a straw hut out of the sun reading my book and Joe spent a ton of time in the clear blue water! We are going to dinner tonight with some friends to a Mexican restaurant that was recommended to us by Read more »


We had an awesome day today! We decided to be adventurous and try parasailing for the first time! Joe had an absolute blast and although I was petrified I am so glad I tried it! We saw amazing sea turtles from way up in the sky! Read more »

Jeep Tour around Aruba

We had a bumpy but fun ride around the island of Aruba today! We swam in a natural pool and Joe climbed up the rocks and jumped off the cliff into the water! I watched! Lol! The people are so friendly here and we are having a blast! Read more »

Aruba!!! Vacation has Begun!

We arrived yesterday in beautiful Aruba! We cannot explain how beautiful this country is! Crystal blue waters and a breeze that always makes you feel cool! Here is a picture of the view from our room! Amazing! Read more »

Packing Our Bags…Vacation Here We Come!

We ran around this morning picking up last minute things for our vacation!  We are so excited and need to start packing!  The hardest part for me is planning out my wardrobe for a week!  LOL! Guys have it so easy…Joe is a simple packer! Stay tuned for our updates when we arrive in beautiful and sunny Read more »

Fourth of July

We had such an awesome time at our neighbor’s annual BBQ/Pool Party! We swam, played with the kids, ate, and laughed!  We even had a good game of corn hole going!  Once it got dark we were able to walk right outside our front door to see fireworks lighting up the sky…we all loved it except for one doggie Read more »

Fun with Filters

Getting ready for the 4th with this fun filter!  We love taking silly pictures and being festive! We are looking forward to our neighbor’s annual July 4th BBQ! Swimming, good food, games, and amazing company! Can’t wait :) Read more »

Getting Ready for Vaca!!!

We are so excited to go away on vacation! We are leaving Saturday for Aruba with friends of ours.  Lots of rest, relaxation, and beach time! Can’t wait to see the crystal blue waters and enjoy a pina colada by the pool! Pics to come! First have to pack and get everything ready :) Read more »

Girls Night Out: Mixtape Tour Edition

Last night, my friend and I went to see the Mixtape Tour with all of our childhood favorites!  We had so much fun seeing NKOTB, Salt & Peppa, Naughty By Nature, Tiffany, and Debbie Gibson (who was my first concert ever!) My ears are still ringing from the concert! LOL!  I know what you may be thinking…poor Read more »

Sunday Funday

We love Sundays! Joe is going to see Godzilla today with a few friends and I am getting ready to go see a concert with my friend! We are going to The Mix Tape Tour featuring New Kids on The Block! Bringing it back old school! Can’t wait! Read more »

Double Date Night

We are getting ready to go out with some friends tonight!  We love trying new restaurants, especially when we are with good company! Looks like a really cute place :) Now the hard part is figuring out what to wear! LOL! Read more »

Summer Dessert

One of our favorite places to go in the summer is to Ralph’s Ices….There are so many delicious flavors to choose from.  Sue’s favorite is a toss between lemon and pineapple cheesecake.  Joe loves chocolate peanut butter cup! A cool snack on a hot summer night! Read more »

This Game is Sure to Bring Us Many Laughs…

We are always looking for fun games to play when we have family parties! Some of our favorite are Watch Your Mouth, Pictionary, Taboo, and now we have What Do You Meme to add to our list!  This game looks like so much fun and we are so excited to play when we get together with our family next! Read more »

First Day of Vacation!

So far today has been a relaxing day for Ollie and I.  We took a long walk this morning, rested while catching up on some Bravo TV, and made some lunch.  We both love chicken salad! LOL! This afternoon brings another day of Fit Body Bootcamp with Joe and then grilling something delicious on the BBQ! Thinking about Read more »

School is Out for Summer

WOOOHOOOO! Today was our last day of school and now onto summer vacation! Although, I love my job summer is my time to rest and refresh for the upcoming school year!  Ollie sure loves summer vacation too because that means extra cuddle time for her! Read more »

Basement Renovation!

We have finally cleaned out our basement and are getting ready for our renovation project!  We cannot wait to create another awesome space for our family to hang out in!  We’ll post pics when we start our big project! Read more »

Boot Camp

We just got back from Body Boot Camp! We had so much fun working out and pushing ourselves!  Going to be sore tomorrow…but a good sore! Stay tuned for our fitness journey… Read more »

Family Sunday

We had a great weekend enjoying the beautiful weather! We took our dog Ollie for a long walk and played a little frisbee!  To cool off, we hopped into our neighbors pool and enjoyed spending time with them! We are so lucky to have amazing neighbors! Read more »

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