Monthly Archives: December 2018

Craft Junkie: Flip Top Mittens

Craft Junkie “Flip Top Mittens” My last knitting project of 2018 was a request from granddaughter McKinley… and when a granddaughter asks for a specific item… You make it! It seems a friend in school has a pair and she … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Remembering Unusual Food Combinations Eaten

Family Stories: Remembering Unusual Food Combinations Eaten! I’m still not sure what sparked this remembrance of food combinations, but the more I thought… the more I remembered family members having their unusual favorite foods… whether appetizing to all or not! … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dreams…What Do They Mean

Family Stories Dreams…What Do They Mean? I woke from a dream this morning as I had my hands on a package of older photos enclosed in a see through case… then poof… the dream ended. I was just pulling out … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: A Christmas Reading at the Cross

Weekend Weathervanes A Christmas Reading at the Cross I’ve been by this church in Milford, CT… near the duck pond many times… guess I never looked up! The Plymouth Building of the First United Church Want to read more, click…. Weekend … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: Christmas Ornaments

Craft Junkie: Christmas Ornaments For as long as I can remember, I’ve made new felt Christmas ornaments every year after discovering them in a Woman’s World magazine. I first began making them to sell at craft shows… even family sold … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: The Snail

Weekend Weathervanes: The Snail Not sure how the snail relates to the Winery… but it was cute! Hermit Woods Winery Meredith, New Hampshire Want to read more, click…. Weekend Weathervanes: © 2018, copyright Jeanne Bryan Insalaco; all rights reserved

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Family Stories: Playing the Game – Scrabble

Family Stories Playing the Game… Scrabble Playing games was not something I grew up doing, but in my husband’s family… they were big game-board players… all types of games… Monopoly, Scrabble, and many Card Games; I learned to enjoy board … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Memories with Cousin Charles Bryan

Family Stories Memories with Cousin Charles E. Bryan The Smith House (photo printed with permission from Rocky Smith) It wasn’t until I became interested in family history research that I met my second cousin, Charles Earle Bryan… although I’m sure … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew: Will The Real Nancy Drew Stand Up

Nancy Drew Will The Real Nancy Drew Stand Up! We all know who Nancy Drew is, but many of us remember a different Nancy… and she will always be our “Nancy” in the back of our minds… and hearts! Who … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #48

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #48 Me, wearing one of the many dresses mama sewed – Mama started me on my love for Nancy Drew! Lost posts… out of time sequence: October 19, … Continue reading

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