“Some Places Are Like People: Some Shine and Some Don’t.”

One of my Summer 2021 Bucket List activities was to finally go and see a movie in a drive-in with some of my friends- something I hadn’t done since I was a kid and then couldn’t do in the Summer of 2020 due to social distancing protocols preventing me from congregating with anyone who wasn’t […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: September 2020

I’m sure when people who have known me for a while and/or know me well think of my favorite things for the month of September every year- Pumpkin Spice Lattes and chunky scarves come to mind almost immediately- and they’re not wrong. But September 2020 had so much more than that. Like most of this […]

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Local Loves: Northfield Drive-In

I recently read an article that speculated on the future of entertainment and cinema in the age of social distancing- and it was suggested that drive-in movies could see a resurgence in popularity since they’re a practical way to maintain a safe amount of space from other people while still being able to go out […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: February 2020

Although my life came to a standstill more than once in February, I’ve since been playing a bit of catch up as we head into the first days of March- and that includes keeping up with things here at Coffee & Chiffon. As is tradition near the end of every month throughout what feels like […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things: January 2020

When the end of the month approaches, I like to take a little bit of time to share some of the things I particularly liked and enjoyed over the previous weeks. This can range anywhere from products I discovered, random things I purchased, gifts I received- to music, games or television shows I got hooked […]

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Local Loves: The Garden

Although I’ve been living in The Pioneer Valley since May of 2019, I still find myself getting acclimated to my new(ish) community and surroundings. There are so many performance spaces/venues, art galleries, museums, restaurants, shops and oddities to discover around every corner- and I thought that every once in a while it would be fun […]

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