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Grammy's in big trouble now!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015      20 comments

Here is Pearl, wearing her mac and cheese and sweet potatoes and applesauce lunch. She is mad because I won't turn on the TV (I strictly limit it as she is not even two) even though she is following me around saying 'Elmo, Elmo, Elmo'. ... Read more


Sunday, May 24, 2015      20 comments

(Part one blog about my recent trip to Central and Eastern Europe). LOVED Istanbul! It was so very different from anywhere else on earth I have been, it was like a movie- so very beautiful and exotic. The city (home to TWENTY million ... Read more

Will be away for a few weeks

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      19 comments

Good-bye, dear sparkpeeps! emoticon My dear man and I are heading to Central Europe tonight for two fabulo... Read more

Come along with me!

Friday, April 24, 2015      20 comments

My grands are over on nearby Block Island for a few days for spring break and I am enjoying a bit of time off, especially from getting up so early two days a week. My dea... Read more

Fitbit-fitness minutes

Saturday, April 11, 2015      18 comments

Oh, my. emoticon I am on the Fitbit team and some folks are up in arms that Fitbit (not SP) has changed the way ... Read more


Thursday, April 09, 2015      16 comments

Oh, precious grandbaby Pearl is 16 months old now and into everything! I cannot let her out of my sight. emoticonRead more

My wacky and wonderful family~ with pictures

Monday, April 06, 2015      22 comments

My older sister, Maureen, now our family matriarch, is just so amazing. She loves to host parties; always has, but especially since she became a widow ten years ago (when an unhappy marriage ended in her hubby's early death- he was a heavy smo... Read more

Easter memories

Sunday, April 05, 2015      16 comments

I come from a huge Catholic family- 7 brothers and 7 sisters- and my parents struggled to feed and clothe us and yet sent us all to catholic schools (with the help of the diocese). We went to church every week and all had our Holy First Co... Read more


Wednesday, April 01, 2015      16 comments

Yay! It is still pretty cool here in RI but most of the snow is gone...just a few patches in shady areas and small dirty mounds..and the sun is getting stronger and stronger each day. Read more goes on

Saturday, March 28, 2015      20 comments

Nothing new here. Rested up from my extra babysitting this week. Went to the pool and out to lunch with friends yesterday. Went to the gym and then out looking (no luck)... Read more

Cinderella review

Monday, March 23, 2015      17 comments

Well, I loved it-as did all the mommies in the theater- not so sure of the youngish girls- like my Lucy, who is almost six. I'm sure they enjoyed it as the dresses were gorgeous and the prince was quite charming, alright. But, there were... Read more

How do people babysit every day?

Friday, March 20, 2015      15 comments

I adore my grandkids. They are sweet and lovable and good and funny and fun. They are 5 (in K, so before and after school care) 4, and ONE. Read more

Things didn't go as I planned

Friday, March 20, 2015      8 comments

We have been babysitting extra days lately for a few different reasons, and that will continue next week. Yesterday was our first full day off in a few and my dear man's cold is well enough that he was up for a swim at the warm water pool- had... Read more

New glasses

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      18 comments

Probably not a big deal to many folks, but to me, who wears glasses all day, every day and tries to get 3-4-5 years out of a pair, getting new eyeglasses is a big deal. I really do try to buy locally as much as possible, but after going to THR... Read more

Top of the Morning to you!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      10 comments
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