Cross-Country Skiing and WinterKids

CP#1 and #2 are growing up fast. We decided this year they would be ready to try cross-country skiing. Plus if there were ever a winter to embrace the outdoors, this one is it. DP grew up skiing at Carter’s in Oxford, but we decided to try some place closer to home for our first outing. On a bright, 20º …

Strawberry Festival Desserts

Every summer, without fail, our family goes to the New Gloucester Strawberry Festival. We make sure to eat a light dinner, so our bellies can handle the humongous desserts that the volunteers at the festival so lovingly create.

Digging in the Dirt

This might not be the spring weekend we hoped for, but despite the rain clouds, the team broke out our gardening supplies and set to work. CP#1 has become a thoughtful gardener. She admires her seeds before gently placing them in the soil. “Aren’t these snapdragon seeds so cute?” she marveled while planting. And truth be told, the snapdragon seeds …