Archive | November, 2015

Mama’s Done Gone on a Trip

And how can you tell? It’s simple! A bottle of salad dressing only makes its appearance in the Sidewalk House kitchen when I am out of town. No other time will you find a bottle of store-bought salad dressing in our refrigerator. And if you have a shelf on the door of your fridge filled with various […]

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Bobbing, diving, and gliding

Early Autumn at Club Fred  2015 ~ Trees not yet in full color.Each season at Club Fred is special. Autumn is colorful and quiet. Love the reflections of leaves changing color as the season progresses. Love the quiet that follows after the boats have gone into storage. Love the fragrance of burning leaves. And if our timing is right? […]

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Granny Camp One

Looking back. . . . . . our first Granny Camp at the Sidewalk House! What a cutie! Not everything on her list was accomplished but whew! We tried! Can you believe how much we fit into that week? Shopping, piecing and quilting a pillow, knitting, baking, puff painting, a tea party, a trip to the Arboretum. Grand finale […]

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Knit One, Purl One ~ Purl One, Knit One

Granny Camp! Have y’all ever heard of such? I had not until we took a road trip with a college friend in 2008. Beth has 9 grandchildren. Over the years she hosted Granny Camps with her many grands all at once ~ a wide range of ages! Brave woman, a woman bursting with love. Oh the stories she shared! By the following […]

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Supply and Demand

Mrs. Cook has served the de la Bones family for three generations now. She is a gifted cook and baker who carefully guards the recipes she has developed these many years. Lady Bella is over the moon crazy for the cookies Mrs. Cook places on her nightstand at bedtime ~ the same recipe since Bella was a little girl. However, in recent years, […]

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Welcome to Ghoulton Abbey

The wedding of Lady Bella de la Bones and Baron Von Roach-child was a most spectacular event held at the family castle in Transkullvania. Some say it may have been the wedding of the century. After their whirlwind courtship and wedding, the newlyweds are eager for a bit of quiet time. They have slipped away to Lady Bella’s country estate.  Deep in […]

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