Local Loves: Smithsonian Chowderhouse

With temperatures anticipated to dip down to about -30 this weekend (please help me,) there’s no better time to enjoy a piping hot bowl of soup and/or a toasted popover with melted butter to warm my hands, bones, etc. And while I’m quite fond of making stews or bisques on my own- sometimes it’s nice […]

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Rumbles and Luncheons…

Winter weekends spent with friends, good food and lots of laughter are my favorite way to warm up during the most frigid of seasons here in New England. Thankfully, this past weekend was filled with all of those things (and more!) as this past month was winding down. And seeing as how I started the […]

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A Month to Remember: January 2023

My goodness, January- you are a force to be reckoned with! Although the months that make up Fall will always and forever be my favorites out of the year, I have a special spot in my heart for January- and not just because it’s my birthday month! January represents a new beginning and endless possibilities […]

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Local Loves: 25 Central

If there’s one thing I love, it’s browsing unique patterns, prints and textures for dresses, pants, jewelry, etc. I’ve always loved taking the occasional risk with my wardrobe and standing out in a crowd with one-of-a-kind pieces that truly capture my individuality and spirit. Whether it’s a mini dress covered in comic book print, retro […]

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Winter Weekend Warrior

My calendar/planner for the month of January has always been consistently packed year after year with parties, post-holiday dinners and gift exchanges, birthdays, etc., etc.- and 2023 is no exception! I’ve been going non-stop on the weekends in-between working my full-time and part-time jobs, going to the gym, and shoveling my way out of a […]

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A Bewitching Beginning…

Happy New Year, everyone! What a beautiful and exciting few days this year has been so far- filled with incredible food, great company, and plenty of rest and relaxation in the coziest of settings. I’m back to work and back to blogging regularly now that New Year’s Eve/Day has come and gone- and my planner […]

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Ten Favorite Photos From 2022

I know I say it at the end of every year when I’m putting together my final reflective posts before I take a little break for New Year’s Eve/Day- especially when it comes to this type of post in particular- but narrowing down hundreds (if not thousands) of photos from a year’s worth of travels […]

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“Tidings of Comfort and Joy…”

As I sit here with my cup of coffee while listening to the sounds of the dreaded “bomb cyclone” make it’s way through New England (is that a freight train? Is that just wind? Did they just set off the tornado siren?) and prepare for a short day at my full-time job before we take […]

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