The “I Do” Crew!

When my cousin Paige, who is really like more of a younger sister to me, asked me to be her Maid of Honor at the beginning of 2020 for her wedding she was planning for later that year- I think it’s safe to say that none of us anticipated what was going to come just […]

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A Tale of Pizza, Curly Hair and Live Music…

It has been a whirlwind week in what is shaping up to be a whirlwind month for me- and although my upcoming weekend is looking to be just as action-packed as the last few days, with time spent with friends, stopping by parties, attending music shows/festivals, etc., I’m hoping I’ll be able to find some […]

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Local Loves: Bridge of Flowers

In a couple of weeks it’ll have been three years since I first moved to my lovely little loft in the Pioneer Valley out here in Western Massachusetts- although approximately two of those three years having been significantly hindered and limited with what I could do or see due to the COVID-19 pandemic- but with […]

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Local Loves: Davenport Maple Farm

Happy Maple Week, everyone (or one of a few that typically take place throughout March and April!) This time of year, all the local maple farms and sugar shacks in and around my part of New England start offering their homemade syrups, sugars, candies and various other maple-infused goods to the public in the forms […]

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Local Loves: Mesa Verde

I’ve been working a hybrid schedule at my job in recent months, with a couple of days spent in my office and the remainder of the work week spent at home- and while my days in the office consist of self-packed breakfasts and lunches to keep me fueled from one commute to the next- I […]

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A Month to Remember: February 2022

Is it Spring yet? No? We have more snow on the way? Okay then. While I sit here sulking and impatiently waiting for the flowers and trees to start blooming again- I thought I’d talk about this past month that was before we dive into March (and tomorrow’s official Mardi Gras holiday!) February in New […]

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Local Loves: Plum

One of the perks of living in Downtown Greenfield is that I am only a quick walking distance away from so many wonderful and unique small-owned businesses- including boutiques, restaurants, venues and cafés- and I try to frequent them as much as possible at various times throughout the week. A few days ago, when we […]

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Local Loves: Poet’s Seat

At the peak of Rocky Mountain Park and overlooking Greenfield, Massachusetts- with a spectacular view of my apartment, by the way!- lies the historic Poet’s Seat Tower. Originally constructed in 1873 and named for/dedicated to the phrase commonly used by famed local poet Frederick Tuckerman Goddard, this observation tower offers panoramic views of the town […]

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