Local Loves: Smithsonian Chowderhouse

With temperatures anticipated to dip down to about -30 this weekend (please help me,) there’s no better time to enjoy a piping hot bowl of soup and/or a toasted popover with melted butter to warm my hands, bones, etc. And while I’m quite fond of making stews or bisques on my own- sometimes it’s nice […]

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Rumbles and Luncheons…

Winter weekends spent with friends, good food and lots of laughter are my favorite way to warm up during the most frigid of seasons here in New England. Thankfully, this past weekend was filled with all of those things (and more!) as this past month was winding down. And seeing as how I started the […]

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A Month to Remember: January 2023

My goodness, January- you are a force to be reckoned with! Although the months that make up Fall will always and forever be my favorites out of the year, I have a special spot in my heart for January- and not just because it’s my birthday month! January represents a new beginning and endless possibilities […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: January 2023

Where on Earth does the time go? As soon as January arrived- we’re getting ready to see it go! These past few weeks have been an absolute whirlwind in all the best ways, filled with parties, post-holiday gatherings and lots and lots of snow! And now, with the beginning of February just a few days […]

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Game Day Eats: Dessert Nachos

With the NFL Conference Championships this coming weekend (Go Bengals?) and the Super Bowl not too far after that- I’ve already started browsing new and different recipes for dips, chips and wings to prepare for the most fun Sunday night of the season. Although my go-to dishes have almost always included buffalo chicken or BBQ […]

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Like a Fine Wine…

First and foremost, a gigantic and resounding THANK YOU to everyone who reached out to me yesterday, whether it was by phone or text or across various social media platforms, to wish me a happy birthday. I am so truly humbled by and grateful for the outpouring of love, humor and warm wishes as my […]

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Playing With Pantone…

When ‘Barbiecore’ (see: all things hot pink) was all the rage last year- and was a trend I fully embraced and appreciated because it was just so much fun– I thought for sure that the inspired-hue would eventually be announced as Pantone’s 2023 ‘Color of The Year’. If not hot pink, I figured- then something […]

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Local Loves: 25 Central

If there’s one thing I love, it’s browsing unique patterns, prints and textures for dresses, pants, jewelry, etc. I’ve always loved taking the occasional risk with my wardrobe and standing out in a crowd with one-of-a-kind pieces that truly capture my individuality and spirit. Whether it’s a mini dress covered in comic book print, retro […]

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