Photo of purple mushroom

The Color Purple in Home and Garden

If you are looking for a special accent color, whether in paint, fabric, or flowers, consider shades of purple. From lilac to eggplant, there’s a purple for just about everything.

A brick wall stretches to the garden gate

The Long Way

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, April 2009. ? © 2018…

paper cutout hands hold a circle colored blue and green to resemble the Earth

Crafts for the Non-crafty: An Earth Day Craft that Says We Care about Our Planet!

Kids see themselves as the future stewards of our planet, and take that responsibility seriously.

Ice Cream Equals Happiness

Assateague is the home of the famous Chincoteague ponies. Equally famous, in our family anyway, is the Island Creamery on Maddox Boulevard. 

A misty view of the Pacific from the Main Trail to the Hillside Trail

Hillside Trail and Muir Woods National Monument

If you are a hiker of modest ability, continue on the Main Trail a couple of miles, and you will leave the crowds behind.

The Sun Also Rises: Capturing a Sun Rise Is a Challenge

What I love most about Hemingway’s works are his characters.They seem real, yet so eccentric;  almost stereotypes.

snowfall covers a suburban neighborhood

Nature’s Masterpiece, The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge

We are all tired of winter. Yet, we must admit that snowfall creates a masterpiece…

zoo bear laying its head on its paws

Blase Bear: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Are Zoo Animals Wild about Life?

Though we love taking the kids to the zoo so that they can see animals of the world close up, we must ask ourselves, is it worth the cost?