Author Archives: Meghan

Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg proved to be a real hit.  An interactive village with activities to do, how could it not?            

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Happy Thanksgiving!

   Thanksgiving break has begun and while we wait for the cousins to arrive, the kids have been thrilled to play with an inherited box of Thanksgiving costumes.   That’s it! She’s leaving!    

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Comfort Food for Jarrett

Chicken Pie   Combine and then pour into a 13”X9” pan: Chicken Pie 3 Cups cooked chicken diced ½ Cup milk ½  Cup sour cream 2 Cans cream of chicken soup   Separately mix: 1 egg beaten ¾ Cup milk … Continue reading

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Halloween Decisions

    Every day now for some time, Fox had been asking when Halloween will be here.  What to be for Halloween is a big decision in the life of a five year old.  One day he’ll decide he’s going … Continue reading

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Flying on Fairy Wings

San Juans It is really sad that in my 20 years of living in Washington state I have never visited the San Juans, so this summer was a trip to Lopez Island.  It began the first stage of our family … Continue reading

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The Ranch

Half the fun of editing photos is the ability to relive the trip, and this was definitely a trip to relive.  There were morels to hunt (I had never tried them before and they were amazing), horses to ride (I … Continue reading

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Woohoo for the Graduate!

                              to see some more pictures of Jarrett’s graduation, go here.

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Oliver

Oliver came to the Gem and Mineral Show on Saturday, too, dressed in stripes of course, he is a zebra after all.  Fox asked what I thought Oliver ought to wear.  “Well, he does look pretty good in stripes,” I … Continue reading

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What To Wear To A Baseball Game

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Aoife at 2 Months

                       

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Baby Aoife Comes Home

  Aoife (EE fa) is a name we have liked since before Canon was born.  Coming from a family with lots of girls, I just thought of course we would use the name right away, but it turned out that … Continue reading

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Just in Time for Halloween

  Though not technically a Halloween book, The Spider and the Fly makes for a perfect aHalloween story.  It is definitely dark and macabre, both elements that seem to thrill my kids, and as a result it is a book that has … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch

  I think I have said before, but the kids find that picking their Halloween pumpkin ranks right up there with picking the Christmas tree.  The rule is that each kid gets to pick their own pumpkin, but they have … Continue reading

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Chief Joseph Days

We had a spectacular family weekend, and by family I mean mom and dad, all siblings were there as were in- laws of siblings, cousins, family of family, and people we wish were family.  One big gathering for the weekend … Continue reading

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Sno Cones

  It was a bit overcast.  Not a great day to sell snow cones.  I prepared them, “The weather’s not great.  I’m not sure you’ll get many customers.”  That didn’t matter.  They were enthusiastic to set up shop.  I went … Continue reading

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Granny

  Granny came to stay with an odd assortment of things, but two things were not so odd.  Stacks of books and magazines and an oil painting done in Germany while they were stationed there of grandpa in his prime. … Continue reading

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It’s a…

  It’s a GIRL!  We, around here, are pretty excited to see what a little girl looks like.  Let the shopping begin!  (Eric wants photo credits here.  So, photo credits to Eric.) Blue Filter Photography

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New York pt. 3 Food

                                     

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New York pt. 2 The Met

                       

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New York pt. 1 Boat Cruise

Perfect weather for a boat tour of the city. And though we weren’t supposed to, we did take an entire pizza on board for lunch. New York City is a beautiful city.        

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