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A Quick Trip to Upstate NY

This weekend we made a quick trip to upstate NY to visit Tom’s parents at their house in the Catskills and help them with some projects around their home.  The weekend’s tasks included tiling their laundry room and refreshing their front porch with a fresh coat of paint on the door (c/o Tom) and some new planters (c/o Joanna).  We are so lucky to have this house upstate to visit when we want a change of scenery!  Whenever we go up to visit I try to find some new places for us to check Read more »

Oh how we Missed Live Music!

Over the weekend, we went to our first concert since pre-pandemic! We LOVE going to live shows and while we tried to substitute going to live shows with LISTENING to or livestreaming shows it just wasn’t the same. This past weekend, the lead singer from one of our favorite bands, The Wood Brothers, was coming through Read more »

A Fun Trip to the Beach

We were lucky to be able to escape to the beach earlier this month for some much needed rest and relaxation! We rented a house for the week at a beach in Delaware with some of our close friends and their children.  The weather was gorgeous and the company was great! We got to eat delicious seafood (crab cakes and crab Read more »

Family time

June was a busy month- we were so lucky to get done much needed family time! In early June we spent a long weekend at the beach celebrating Tom’s brother’s birthday with a luau themed party. The whole family was very dedicated to this theme! Later in June we traveled to PA to visit Joanna’s family for one Read more »

Celebrating Tom’s Birthday!

We celebrated Tom’s birthday the other week! We were so lucky to have a stretch of perfect weather, so we went for a hike near our home with Pierogi and had a small get together with some of our neighborhood friends where we celebrated with Tacos and a Cookie Cake!  What is your favorite way to celebrate Read more »

Happy First Day of Spring!

Spring is Joanna’s favorite time of the year.  After the long winter the days are getting brighter, the temps are slowing rising and our garden beds are slowly starting to thaw. The snowdrops and crocuses are popping up in the yard, the daffodils are starting to peak out of the soil and will soon be joined by the Read more »

Meet Pierogi!

The other weekend we added a new member to our family! Meet Pierogi, a 4.5 month old puppy that we adopted from our local SPCA. He captured our hearts when we met him!  He’s so friendly—and look at those ears!  We THINK he is a Lab/Terrier mix although we can’t be sure!  What we are sure Read more »

Joanna’s Birthday Weekend

This weekend we celebrated Joanna’s birthday!  We couldn’t go out to dinner or get together with friends, but it was still a great weekend filled with good food and new adventures.  Joanna’s co-workers were so kind—surprising her with a BEAUTIFUL (and delicious!) funfetti cake AND a Read more »

It’s a Snow Day here in NY!

The fire is roaring keeping our house cozy while the snow continues to fall outside—we’ve got nearly a foot and showing no signs of stopping!  (Tom has the unenviable task of shoveling us out eventually.)  On the menu tonight is a warm bowl of homemade soup! Read more »

An unplanned trip to the beach

Nothing refreshes us quite like a change in scenery and a catch up session with family! This weekend, we packed up the car for an unplanned trip to the beach to see Tom’s brother who is lucky to be spending some time there while we are all working from home. We walked through the neighborhood and on the beach, made Read more »

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