Patriotic Popsicles: Berry-Coconut Pops

Although it doesn’t feel like there’s much to be patriotic about these days, what with the non-stop bad news in the headlines- today is still a holiday and any day off from the usual everyday hustle and bustle of work is worth celebrating. I knew going into this week’s posting schedule that I had wanted […]

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Local Loves: Little Heaven

One of the great things about where I live is that there is no shortage of ice cream parlors and seafood shacks- and they’re all amazing- but there’s only one place within a short driving distance from my apartment that I go to when I’m unsure if I want soft serve, a smoothie- or bubble […]

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Local Loves: Drawbridge Ice Cream

I know that I’ve mentioned my love of Mystic, Connecticut in the past. It’s the quintessential, picturesque New England Summer destination- filled with waterside dining options, unique boutique shops and historical landmarks/locations- making it the perfect place to spend a few days during the hotter months. But, given that it’s also immensely popular this time […]

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“No Ray of Sunlight’s Ever Lost…”

It’s been about nine years since my father passed away, and although the overwhelming and all-consuming grief that took over my life in the weeks/months following his unexpected death has gradually turned into something more manageable (I’m still sad, and I still miss him, obviously- but I can make it through my days without completely […]

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Summer Scoops: One-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

I know that this upcoming Fourth of July isn’t going to be like anything we’ve grown used to in terms of celebrations here in the States. Large cookouts/BBQs, packed pool parties, busy beach days, and crowded fireworks displays are pretty much cancelled this year in states that are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously- but that […]

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Local Loves: The Ice Cream Lady

For as long as I can remember, drives home from Rhode Island always took me up Route 16 through Douglas, Massachusetts. I knew when I was heading in the right direction whenever I’d pass by a rather unusual roadside statue- a slightly frightening looking ice cream cone (presumably female) with human-like arms and legs and […]

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