I want to do a “RAFT”

Posted by Christine on October 4, 2011 in Garden, Kids |

Since the weather was crappy this weekend, we decided to take Cardin to Garden Factory for some Fall Fun. You see Internet, during October Garden Factory hosts kids events. There are some small festival rides, kids can make crafts, there are pumpkins galore, and there is even a small area where they serve food. Since […]


Maurice the Maple

Posted by Christine on June 16, 2011 in Garden, Home |

Last fall we started by laying out a brick border and ordering 5 yards of dirt. In case you didn’t know….that’s an f’in lot of dirt. Since it was so late in the season we didn’t plant anything then and decided to let the dirt settle over the winter. The weeds weren’t looking all that […]


My fruitful bounty

Posted by Christine on August 31, 2009 in food, Garden |

Every spring I slave away and plant a small garden in our backyard. It’s my weak attempt to be Italian and get some veggies in our diet.  Plus, I’m pretty sure my husband encouraged me to do this pre-kid to see if I could actually tend to something and keep it alive. So far, so good. […]


Crazy Wet Suit Update

Posted by Christine on August 17, 2009 in Garden, People |

SO….remember when I wrote about crazy wet suit man? Well Internet…you need an update. After the whole metal detector escapade to dig up any left over Madonnas, wet suit man decided to go on an archaeological dig in his front yard. I swear to you, one morning I left for work and he was out […]



Posted by Christine on July 9, 2009 in Garden, Men |

When my husband and I purchased our first home we wanted to make sure we were close to both our families. We choose a lovely little suburban neighborhood, populated en masse, by elderly Italian couples. You can spot these houses immediately from the following: 1) a shrine to the Madonna in their yard under half […]

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