A Little Break…

It’s been quite a while (last August, actually!) since I’ve taken a few days off from both working and from blogging to simply just rest, relax and visit somewhere new and exciting or familiar and comforting- and I’m about due for a little vacation to a place that meets all of those criteria. Beginning tomorrow […]

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Spring Cleaning…

Although it may be difficult to find any upsides at all to COVID-19 and the subsequent quarantines/restrictions that have plagued us for just about a year now- being able to more easily stay on top of my apartment’s cleanliness and organization would surely have to be one of the somewhat good or positive things that […]

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A Month to Remember: February 2021

Despite how short it actually is- February is one of those months that just feels like it takes an eternity to get through- especially here in Massachusetts. As expected, this was the month that Winter was determined to have one last “hurrah!” at our expense and made it a point to drop as much heavy, […]

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A Year to Remember: 2020

JUMANJI! When I launched “Coffee & Chiffon” on New Year’s Day this past January, I had the best of intentions and the most ambitious of goals. This year was the start of both a new decade and a new chapter in my life that I was excited to document on a brand new blog. I […]

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Wrapping Paper and Wrapping Up…

How is Christmas only a few days away? I was so confident and self-assured at the beginning of the month, having all my gifts for family and friends planned and boxes/gift wrap/tags ready to go- and yet here I am scrambling to get things done in what feels like the final minutes before I’m set […]

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My Little Cozy Corner…

When I moved to the Pioneer Valley a little over a year ago, I sacrificed a couple of things *other than* my being within a short driving distance from my immediate family, longtime friends and my jobs. I also sacrificed space- having significantly reduced my square footage from my previous residence in the name of […]

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A Month to Remember: June 2020

Historically, June has always seemed to be a difficult month for me to get through for a very long time now. Whether or not it’s because of some sort of astrological shift, the transitioning seasons from Spring to Summer creating a bit of cosmic chaos, or simply because of Father’s Day being a painful reminder […]

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Black Lives Matter – Ways To Help

Being a white, heterosexual female who grew up in the sleepy suburbs of Massachusetts- there were many horrors in the world beyond my seemingly safe, quiet community that I had never experienced firsthand but had known about from watching the news, from history lessons my teachers had quickly glossed over during my classes- and from […]

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