Sushi Tei earns the praise
The Family Chow’s latest food adventure took us to the island nation of Japan via a small strip mall on Western Avenue.
More cousins = more fun
“Cousins! Cousins! Cousins!” This is the chant I hear from my kids on most afternoons. “When do we get to see the cousins again?”
Turn the page on a new adventure
Read your May away.
A child's garden story
It is hard to imagine my grandma as a baby, but she has the pictures to prove it. One picture shows her as a little girl standing next to a very tall beanstalk, which is climbing up a string leaning on the house where she grew up.
Explore the earth with a story
Great reads for spring.
No-bake cake a cool treat for Mom
Spring is finally here, and along with fresh air, my family is picking fresh fruit to share for a little no-bake Mother’s Day fun.
Tough choices, times three
When you have triplets (or a litter as my daughter now calls them), there are so many decisions that need to be made and so little time to really make them.
Hattie's does not disappoint
The Family Chow was hankering for some southern hospitality recently and decided to venture north to try out Hattie’s Chicken Shack in Saratoga.
A letterbox adventure awaits
How does combining the exhilaration of hiking with the thrill of a treasure hunt sound?
Eat like a bunny
Breakfast is always a big part of my family’s Easter morning plan.
Books offer a taste of spring
Great reads for the month of March and beyond.
Time to eat your greens
Here’s one recipe we love, and it goes perfectly with corned beef, which fits in with a little St. Patrick’s Day taste testing fun.
We all have a past. Things we have done that we are proud of; things we wish that would never be remembered; and things that our kids will ask questions about, creating a moral dilemma.
Fine Irish fare at Finnbar's
Finnbar’s occupies a building on the corner of Broadway and Williams Street that has a long history of hospitality from a turn of the century hotel, to a brewery to several iterations of tavern/saloon/bar.
Plan a backyard star party
With gig bag in hand, we traipse out to the backyard for some uncomplicated star gazing.