Family Fun

Unexpected Encounters along the Amana Trail

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Most years the first weekend in December you can find us at Amana Colonies during the magical Prelude to Christmas. The colonies make us feel like we are stars in a Hallmark Christmas movie.  This year was no exception, but we had some unexpected encounters during our visit, and on the way home, this year […]

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It's the little things!

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It’s the little things We all look for that big AHA moment, but the older I get the more I realize it is the little things that make up the fabric of joy and a deep contentment.  It is the card my husband received from my six year old granddaughter yesterday that said, “I love […]

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The Sappington House combine fun and history

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It was a birthday trip.  My friend Janna took me to a brunch at the Barn, the lovely restaurant and gift shop located outside the historic Sappington House in Crestwood, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb.  After a wonderful and filling meal, in the tea room setting, we toured the beautifully restored home that is thought […]

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Civilized Cats, don't travel without it!

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I admit, I love cats and I love fun pictures with cats and I live on a farm so I am the perfect client for the pictorial book with perfect quotes titled Civilized Cats, an album in words and pictures.  Since I am the perfect client, I have pored over the pictures and smiled several […]

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A Servant's version of Thanksgiving at Edward's Place

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The holiday’s were not fun from everyone’s perspective..

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