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.
Bookshelf picks for the month of February.
Bar-Risto is warm, welcoming
Our most recent Family Chow mission led us to a relatively new restaurant in Schenectady – Marotta’s Bar-Risto on Union Street.
Three times the fun
I am full of love and hope this February! In the past my triplets have felt like they are the only triplets in the world. I was recently able to prove them wrong.
Walk reveals winter wonders
Enough hibernating, I decide. This is the day to set in motion the plan I have to take the grandchildren on a winter hike.