My Spring Skincare/Hair Care Routine!

As much as I love all things Spring- the blooming flowers, the more comfortable temperatures, the occasional thunderstorm and not having to wear so many layers at all times- I have to admit that the season can wreak absolute havoc on my skin and hair. Between the fluctuating warm/frigid days, where some mornings are snowy […]

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Adventures in Vaccinations – Part II

I’m in the home stretch, y’all! In two weeks I’ll officially be fully vaccinated for COVID-19- having received my second shot of Pfizer this past weekend and giving myself the mandatory 14-day period for it to kick in. To say I’m excited and elated is an understatement for sure- I could do backflips right now- […]

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Spring Sweets: Fluffernutter Quesadillas

When I think of lunch staples from my childhood, fluffernutter sandwiches always come to mind. My mom’s answer to the usual peanut butter and jelly (with the bread crusts cut off, of course)– she’d whip up this sweet and gooey alternative when I started getting picky or fussy about my mid-day meals- and it was […]

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Frolicking and Food Trucks…

With May kicking off this past Saturday, I was delighted to wake up that morning to find a blue, sunny sky greeting me. I had plans to take some photos with my friend/neighbor/photographer, Dan, so having lots of natural light- and no rain!- would make for some great pictures and no hassle. Granted, it was […]

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OOTD: Blue Crush

When it’s beautiful outside, you’re halfway to being fully vaccinated- and you have a free Saturday in the Pioneer Valley- the obvious thing to do would be to go on a bit of an outdoor dining food tour to some of your favorite restaurants, hole-in-the-wall spots and food trucks around Western Massachusetts. That’s exactly what […]

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Local Loves: The Montague Bookmill

Ask and you shall receive! Speak it into the universe! Manifest what you want! It feels like only yesterday I had been writing about all the still-closed-because-of-the-pandemic local spots I wished I could highlight here on Coffee & Chiffon during the Springtime- including but not limited to one of my favorite and famous places/shops- The […]

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A Month to Remember: April 2021

April showers bring May flowers- but what do April snowstorms, thunderstorms, and hot-then-cold-then-hot-again days bring? A case of the sniffles and some crazy allergies, it turns out- but also the chance to see some beautiful blooming flowers/trees and plenty of time to plan for warmer, sunnier days ahead! Sure, the weather this past month may […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: April 2021

With the beginning of May just a few short days away, it seemed like as good a time as any to share the things that helped make this past April- filled with fickle weather, earnest gardening endeavors and the occasional incredible dinner- all the more fun and enjoyable. From blonde-saving sprays to indulgent body creams […]

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