The Strawberry Pickin’s

I live pretty close to Manhattan. While to some New Yorkers, that seems like “upstate” it’s still pretty urban for the suburbs. I love–no adore–the chance to get away to the “country” for a day. We drove up to Secor Strawberry Farm in Wappingers Falls, NY, which is about 1 1/2 hours from where we […]

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Strawberry Season!

(picked last year at Secor Strawberry Farm) I gave my daughter a choice for today– “Should we go to the zoo, the park, or go pick strawberries?” Her reply– “Pick strawberries AND then go to the park.” Oh, geez. I hope I have enough energy for that. The weather is going to unbelievably beautiful today […]

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Garden Update

Our little porch/patio/balcony garden is doing splendidly well. It has been so fun for our kids to see the seeds sprout and turn into recognizable plants. We’re still waiting on a few herbs and plants to take off, but we know if we’re patient… On Memorial Day we headed to The Home Depot and bought […]

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