OOTD: Neon Knits

Times are strange and scary lately, and while many countries are going into mandatory lockdown mode- responsible people here in the States are attempting to encourage others to actively participate in “Social Distancing”- which is avoiding crowds and packing into places where germs and viruses can be easily spread (bars, clubs, restaurants, entertainment venues, etc.) […]

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Coronavirus Concerns…

I’m old enough to remember the hours and days after 9/11- when the country and in many respects, the rest of the world- came to a standstill and completely shut down. Flights were grounded. schools and businesses closed. Major events and large gatherings were cancelled- both out of respect and out of fear for more […]

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Local Loves: Wayside Furniture

Whenever I’m driving back to the Valley from Boston, I like to take either Route 2 or 2A (which can be confusing to those who aren’t from New England since they essentially run parallel to each other.) Either option takes me through scenic back roads, historical neighborhoods and by unusual shops and oddities in towns […]

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Set It and Forget It: Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole

These past couple of weeks have been hectic and crazy- so when it comes to meal prep or making dinner for guests- I’ve been turning to an underutilized tool in my kitchen that does all the work for me and delivers some tasty and unique concoctions I may not have thought to whip up otherwise. […]

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A Month to Remember: February 2020

It’s not very often I experience a month that is bookmarked by heartbreak and/or tragedy, but here we are. While not every day can be a picture of perfection- and every month any of us have ever made it through has had it’s fair share of bad days- February 2020 felt like it dragged on […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: February 2020

Although my life came to a standstill more than once in February, I’ve since been playing a bit of catch up as we head into the first days of March- and that includes keeping up with things here at Coffee & Chiffon. As is tradition near the end of every month throughout what feels like […]

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For Kelsey…

I have written, edited, deleted and re-written this post no more than four or five times over these past few days- each time feeling like the words I tried to use to convey the significance of such a loss to the world and describe such an incredible, beautiful person were never good enough. I would […]

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OOTD: Spring Fling

With February winding down and the weather warming up over these past couple of days, I thought I’d try to manifest an early Spring with the help of a bright, floral-printed cardigan I picked up recently from New York & Company– which had originally been a part of their Valentine’s Day collection for 2020. I […]

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