A Month to Remember: September 2022

Happy October’s Eve, everyone! As excited as I am to dive right into my favorite month out of the year and all things Halloween- and also head out to New York a little later on today for a wedding I’m attending this weekend- I wanted to tip my hat to September 2022, first- a month […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: September 2022

I know for a fact that I’ve talked about my love of the month of September in detail and at length throughout the past couple of years since ‘Coffee & Chiffon’ first launched- and how it serves as a beautiful and gradual transition into the peak of Fall, foliage, Halloween and then the brisker and […]

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Greetings From Schenectady!

Hello from New York, everyone! After rolling into town late Wednesday night while accompanying my friend Troy here for a work function he’s participating in, I’m going to be hanging around town (and if you’re having trouble pronouncing the name- no worries- I definitely am too!) and parts of Albany throughout this coming weekend. I’m […]

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Cider, Antiques and Cheese-To-Share…

One of my favorite Early Fall/Late September traditions is visiting one or more of the multiple Autumn/Harvest Festivals we have around various towns and counties in New England. There’s something really fun about meeting and supporting local vendors, artists, etc. and I often walk away having discovered really great products, food, gifts, so on and […]

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Local Loves: Sunny Mountain Farm

I had mentioned in my last post that I have been spending a lot of time back and forth between my apartment and The Berkshires in recent days since Troy is visiting from the West Coast for work- which means that on our respective days off I have been trying to pack as many Fall-esque […]

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The September Chronicles…

It really is the greatest time of the year here in New England- and I have been having a blast these past couple of weeks! Football is back (Go Bucs!), the leaves are just starting to change color a little bit- and it’s finally and consistently cool/comfortable outside! Although I still haven’t broken out my […]

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The Clocktower…

I knew that this Fall I wanted to do a more in-depth series about some of my favorite historic, probably-way-haunted locations, attractions and oddities in and around New England (and beyond!) I had attempted to do something similar last October, writing about a local unsolved crime from 1855 that took place not far from where […]

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Fall Foodie: Pumpkin Pie French Toast

Oh, it’s time. Time for what, you may be wondering. Well, my friends- it is time to dive into some new, filling, fun and most importantly- delicious!– Fall recipes for this incoming season. I spent some time during the final days of Summer researching, practicing (and taste testing, of course) new ways to cook/bake with […]

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