The Morse Museum of American Art is proud to annouce their “Fridays Nights” program. Now through April, the museum provides free admission every Friday from 4pm to 8pm. Every Friday in December has live music too. Come enjoy the exquisite Tiffany pieces, along with a variety of other art and mediums. Before or after the [...]
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I have been making these for years but just recently discovered our local Central Florida Maitland grove store – Hollieanna Groves – carries their own fresh key limes. So, I now use these wonderful little fruits in this very popular and yummy recipe – Key Lime Muffins 2C flour, 1C sugar, 1T baking powder, 1/3C [...]
The City of Maitland in Central Florida is renowned for it’s wonderful neighborhoods, great neighborhood parks and even CULTURE! The Cultural Corridor starts at Lake Lily Park, home to the Waterhouse Residence & Carpentry Shop Museums. Also overlooking Lake Lily Park is the Maitland Civic Center, a location used for antique shows, receptions and all [...]
The last step in becoming a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation is to provide housing for birds and other wildlife. It can be birdhouses that you have made or bought, adding host plants for butterfly & moth caterpillars to eat, or simply providing dense safe areas for nesting wildlife. Thurston House bed [...]
The #8th “thing”!
#5 of 125 things to know about Thurston House, us and the City of Maitland. All is in honor of the 125th anniversary for Thurston House and the founding of the City of Maitland next July!
Wonderful parents, Mary & Al Webber!
Great historic art center is one of the many things to do around Thurston House.
Dear friends just gave me this little guy – Any idea what he is? Well, he is a coffee creamer holder. Not sure I’ll use this for Thurston House guests. I don’t want to scare them before having their first cup. He is kinda cute though…
We have enjoyed guests from all over the world – 50 states, 21 countries and 3 territories! Of course they always want to know where we are from and how we got here. This is where I grew up – Holden, Massachusetts. It was a small town just north of Worcester, in the center of [...]