• Family,  Fun,  Travel

    Saturday At The Franklin Farmers Market

    A  trip to the Franklin Farmers Market is always an enjoyable way to spend a Saturday morning.   There are always so many wonderful foods, artisans, and musicians that there is something for everyone! Back in 2008, Bill and I started a little company called Firefly Essentials.  We had handmade soaps, lotions, lip balms and a few other personal care items that we made in our home. We used to go to the Franklin Farmers Market on Saturday mornings to sell our wares.  We made a lot of great friends amongst our customers and the other vendors. Well, we sold our company in 2016 and with that sale, our Saturday…

  • Fun,  Travel

    5 Fun Fireworks Facts

    The 4th of July has some very fun family traditions.  Hot dogs, hamburgers, parades, and everyone decked out in their finest red, white & blue outfits! Probably everyone’s favorite tradition, though, is the fireworks!  Fireworks have fascinated people for centuries!…

  • Family

    Welcome, nice of you to drop by.

    This will be starting a new chapter in the lives of the Manganaro family, the world of BLOGGING!!! (YIKES) The world of blogging is completely new to us and to be very honest, we’re feeling very clumsy and inept! So…