In times of illness or injury we turn to our health care providers for care. We trust their knowledge and experience. But should we always follow without questions?
Oh what a useful tool a Garden Rocker Kneeler Bench is. I not only use it in the garden but indoors as well.
If you have listened to the theme from "The Gladiator" or "Titanic" you have heard the eerie sound of the Theremin. It's a sound that was ubiquitous in old Boris Karloff era horror movies.
Here are some simple shipping suggestions that will save you time and money. Don't wait until you get to the post office to find out you could have choose a better shipping method.
"I love you" may be said in so many languages an so many ways. Here are some suggestions to make it special.
Smooth and creamy a Brandy Alexander goes down easily. It tastes more like a dessert than a cocktail.
Whether you have extra dinner napkins or find them at a thrift shop or tag sale, here is a great way to turn them into a throw pillow.
Can't find a throw pillow to your liking? Make one yourself. It is so easy. Just follow the simple examples below. There are two options provided here. Pick which ever suits your needs.
A lot of great window box ideas for you. I think window boxes are great fun. Not too labor intensive or expensive to produce some great results.
Here's a great recipe for creme de menthe. It's so easy and you get to make it as sweet as you want or as minty as you want.
Wickford Village, Rhode Island is a great place to spend a day strolling among the many cute little shops. There is something for everyone and couple of nice restaurants.
Want to explore a place with a mysterious past? Try taking a walking tour of Gungywamp in Groton, Connecticut.
Baked macaroni is one of the great comfort foods. Who doesn't love to dig into a plate of ooey gooey cheesy macaroni.
This is a quick reference guide to things to do and see in Southeastern Connecticut. If you click on the photo links, you will get more details about each topic.
There is a rich history available by walking through a cemetery. Here are some of the more remarkable ones in Connecticut
The Saranac Lake - Lake Placid area of upstate New York is fun for the whole family year round. So much to do. A little something for everyone.
This is an engaging story told to me by my companion of many years, Herbert (Jim) Margosian. He served as a paratrooper in the Pacific theater in WWII.
The zurna, dumbeg, dudek and the oud. Although common to Armenians, these instruments are not widely known.
Window boxes add a great pop of color to your home. Choosing the correct plants is critical to the success of your plantings.
Vintage costume jewelry often has intricate workmanship, not readily found in today's costume jewelry. They are great conversation started when added to an outfit, especially if they have a history.
Want a great day trip? A beautiful stroll across the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls , Massachusetts will delight the senses.
Explore the interesting information on vintage and antique shaving mugs.
These 1940's vintage postcards all have the soft linen finish to them. It's so different from the glossy postcards we are so used to.
Enjoy a look at these beautiful old New Jersey postcards. Maybe you will recognize some of the locations that still exist today, and see how they have changed -- or not.
Most often delicately colored or clear, Depression glass has it's on unique look.
Enjoy a look at this beautiful series of vintage postcards with floral designs.
Almost everyone has a piece of vintage or antique pottery. If you don't, then you probably know someone who does. Exploring the origins of the pottery is so interesting.
Beautiful porcelain pieces are ageless. But somehow the older pieces speak to me. The patterns and styles are varied and endless. Enjoy a look at my collection.
Red berry pudding is cool and delicious and so easy to make. That, and as desserts go, it is reasonably healthy. Loaded with antioxidant rich berries.
Want a unique Christmas gift for someone. Here are some great suggestions. Some will get everyone in a chuckling mood.
Vintage teacups have an elegance all their own. There are an infinite amount of cup shapes and patterns. So very delicate and beautiful.
Napatree Point, Rhode Island has a relaxing vibe to it. The wide open sandy shore line invites a leisurely stroll all year round.
International dolls are a fun collectible. Purchase one as a reminder of one of your travels or find them at estate sales and auctions.
Spend a nice quiet day in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Explore the beautiful art museums and take a leisurely walk along the Connecticut River.
I like to watch a mystery or a crime drama with a twist? For a while I was stymied by the terms they used, but now I am a fairly well versed. I am will share that information with you.
You won't know until disaster strikes what it is going to be like. Still, you can prepare yourself as much as possible. Here are some suggestions of things I learned from my experience.
Create a theme for your next potluck. It's a great way to attract unusual dishes for everyone to try and a great way to get the conversation going.
A few classical music fun facts. Maybe they will spark an interest or maybe they are just a bit of trivia to lighten your moodl
Bluff Point is a great place to take a nice walk; a quick jog or a bicycle ride. The circular path brings you right back to the start with a stop off point at a beautiful overlook.
This is a great old family recipe for Rock and Rye. If you have never tasted Rock and Rye, you are in for a treat. It has a smooth, sweet flavor that goes down easily.