Food, outdoors, Slightly random

Sunday dinners

We live with my mother-in-law right now, and Sunday evenings is when we all eat dinner together. My husband likes to cook, and it's always delicious...but tonight he actually did a themed dinner!  We ate outside, one of the lovely bonuses of summertime. There's something special about fresh air, good food, and being with family.… Continue reading Sunday dinners

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Making my own sunshine

Happy first of May, everyone! I was feeling a little sluggish due to some cloudy weather and a "mostly cloudy, some rain" forecast for the week, so I'm making up for it with a can-do attitude and some cheerful essential oils in the diffuser. Nothing is getting me down this week! Here's what's on tap… Continue reading Making my own sunshine

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A Snowy Day

"Brace for Brutal Cold: Arctic Blast Invades the US" Well, it looks like the Northeast won't be experiencing this particular "Arctic Blast", but we did wake up to snow! Though it is forecast to warm up, I'm hoping the lovely frosted look doesn't disappear as they predict. There's something so beautiful about snuggling with my… Continue reading A Snowy Day

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What I’ve Been Up To

December is a pretty busy month for many people, the Bouchers included. We have multiple family birthdays (one of us, and several relatives) and Christmas (and all of the associated preparations). I tend to knit like a fiend during the fall and December, and since going gluten-free, I have developed the habit of testing recipes… Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To

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Weekend adventure

We spent the weekend at Cape Cod with my father-in-law, and it was much wetter and windier than expected due to Matthew passing by, so with the exception of the evening we arrived, we were cooped inside. That evening was spent having a quick picnic dinner on the beach near a big bonfire supervised by… Continue reading Weekend adventure

Crafting, Food, outdoors, Slightly random

Autumn is here!

Oh lovely Autumn! Crisp air, hot cider, pumpkins. My favorite season. I had to write a haiku to show my joy for, and love of the season we have just entered. I have gotten two knitting projects under my belt and am about to launch into two more. Hooray! We have had a busy past… Continue reading Autumn is here!

Food, outdoors, Slightly random

Eastern States Exposition

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Big E. This is an agricultural fair celebrating the New England states. It happens on weekends during September, and features a variety of food, vendors of an assortment of products, a showcase of animals, contests, some rides and amusements, horse shows and competitions, and the Avenue of the… Continue reading Eastern States Exposition

Kid quotes, natural health, outdoors, Parenting

My little healer

A conversation Big Brother and I had today: B: Mama, what are those? (Touches my lower earlobes.) M: Those are holes for earrings. B: If someone pulled on them, they would rip out and hurt you. M: Yes. You remember when I explained that to you a while ago? B: Yes. And you would bleed.… Continue reading My little healer