Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? From a very young age, children seem to be fascinated by everything to do with these prehistoric beasts. During this time that children spend playing, they gain a better understanding of the natural world. This sense of wonder continues long after childhood, in fact some of these amateur paleontologists even grow up to become the experts who study them today!
October isn’t just a month for spooky decorations, costumes, and homecoming football games. We also enjoy the fall harvest, and Halloween gives us opportunities to celebrate fairy tales, folklore, and the fruits of imagination. Although statues of fairies and other creatures from the realm of fantasy are a wonderful addition to spring and summer gardens, […]
At the end of summer, it’s hard to imagine that the weather can be anything different than hot and muggy. Walk outside and in many places, the warm air feels downright tropical. However, it only takes one look at the calendar to know that cool weather will be here before we know it. In a […]
Some of our most treasured decor items are new, but the most valuable, heirloom items tend to be antiques. Like portals to the past, we touch a pewter goblet crafted more than 150 years ago and feel a connection to the person who drank from it. We put an antique chair on display and wonder […]
In a few weeks, we celebrate Father’s Day. This holiday can be marked in any number of ways and basically comes down to how Dad would like to spend it. We could take him out to dinner at his favorite restaurant, treat him to a morning of fishing followed by a lunch with the family, […]
It’s June and it’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy the outdoors. We take advantage of the warm, summer weather by spending more time in local parks, going camping, and doing other, fun outdoor activities. Although we often take vacations at this time of year, we don’t really need to travel very far to […]