“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” Albert Camus

Decorative Pumpkins for Your Fall and Winter Holiday Table

Velvet pumpkins, blown and mercury glass pumpkins and a festive mood. I discovered these whimsical silk velvet pumpkins with...

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” Albert Camus

Fall Foliage and Some Helpful Technology

Going leaf peeping? It is getting chillier and darker, no matter how much I refuse to accept it. In...

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” Albert Camus

Shop for Flowers Seasonally

Celebrate the seasons with seasonal flowers I love cut flowers and I buy my favorite blooms even if they...

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” Albert Camus

These aren’t “small potatoes”!

Gone are the days of Idaho & russet potatoes reigning supreme in the supermarket.  And, forget what you knew...

"Autumn is a Second Spring When Every Leaf is a Flower" Albert Camus

The Apples of our Sharp Eye…

Everything you need to know about apples that you didn’t ~ Apples have featured prominently throughout history. Adam and...
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Planning a successful multi-generation family trip to Italy and beyond. From ASE writer and photographer, Carol Santora This summer we traveled with our entire family for a birthday celebration in Tuscany. Family time is so special but how do you…

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