Style and Life

My Christmas Eve — Retired OSP Trooper Bob Welsh



This poem comes from Retired OSP Trooper Bob Welsh.  Since his retirement, Trooper Welsh has been an inspirational speaker. You Tube My Christmas Eve By Bob Welsh The hours late, should ...   Read more ...





Back to Nature: Pond Ice Skating!

Norman Rockwell: Ice Skaters

Skating is a great winter sport: among  its advantages are that it is a social activity that can be learned with or without formal lessons; it can be enjoyed indoors or out in the fresh air and s...   Read more ...





Village Lane Recommends: Fun-To-Make Treats

Ebleskiver pancakes. Photo credit: Williams-Sonoma

Village Lane Staff received the gift of an Ebelskiver pan and Danish Pancake Mix two years ago, and often recommend these sweet or savory treats.   This gift is particularly welcome for families w...   Read more ...





Put America Back to Work: Buy American!

Rosie-the-Riveter

One of our New Year's resolutions here at Village Lane was to buy less, and when we do buy, to buy American!   Where to find Made in the USA products?  Here is a list of websites that can help. ...   Read more ...





Autumn Country Chic: Hitting the Right Note at Thanksgiving

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  Some families dress up for their Thanksgiving celebrations -- others prefer a more casual approach. What to do when you don't know the "dress code"? Chic but timeless, classic styl...   Read more ...