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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“When In Doubt – Add Flowers…”

Pre-pandemic, one of my favorite traditions was driving to Northampton to check out the annual Bulb Show at Smith College’s Botanic Garden, a free event that took place the first couple of weeks of March every year. However, since COVID- the show has gone from being virtual (not nearly as satisfying) to having reserved spots […]

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Eating in Public…

The town of North Adams is not particularly far from me (it takes just under an hour to get there from my apartment, give or take) and is one of those places I keep vowing to visit more frequently given all the unique and interesting things there are in the area to see and experience- […]

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In Like A Lion…

Hello everyone- and hello 2022! Happy New Year and Happy (belated) 2nd Birthday to ‘Coffee & Chiffon’- which was first launched on New Year’s Day back in 2020. Simpler times. While I hit the ground running shortly after the ball dropped, and have been on the move and working since this past weekend wrapped up- […]

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Blessed and Grateful…

It might not feel like it all day every day, but I have so much to be thankful for this year (especially when compared to how things were going for pretty much everyone this time last year!) I’m safe, and healthy- something I’m especially grateful for given the recent scare I talked about in previous […]

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A Month to Remember: September 2021

Oh September, as much as I love and live for all things October and Halloween and spooky- it’s always so hard to say goodbye to you! This month is, after all- the peaceful and transitional period between those final hot and humid days of Summer and the true beginning of hoodie and boots season. This […]

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From The Mountaintops…

The last time I went zip-lining was a few years ago during an early Spring getaway with friends to New Hampshire, where we spent an entire day going from platform to platform on Mount Washington. Sure, it was cold- and I couldn’t get in front of the fireplace fast enough when we eventually retuned to […]

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Local Loves: ENJOY.

For the past few editions of “Local Loves”, I had shared some of my go-to neighborhood restaurants/take-out spots- so for this installment I had wanted to talk about something a little different- one of my favorite small clothing/accessory boutiques and gift shops nestled in one of my favorite hidden gems here in Western Mass. Shelburne […]

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