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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Local Loves: Twice Upon a Time

It’s been more than a minute or two since I’ve been up to Brattleboro, Vermont- nearly a year, I think- and every time I step foot in the quaint, picturesque little town amid the mountains I wonder why on Earth it took me so long to come back. It’s not far from where I live […]

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Local Loves: Richardson’s Candy Kitchen

As I finish up the last of my holiday shopping (and anxiously await the arrival of things I ordered online so I can wrap and deliver them in time!) I’ve been taking a few hours here and there throughout the past couple of weeks to pick up some local odds and ends for a series […]

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Local Loves: The Christmas Barn

One of my favorite areas to drive through when visiting my mom or running any errands near my hometown is Woodstock, Connecticut. Among the picturesque views and historical homes are small shops and hole-in-the-wall eateries that make incredible food. Earlier this year I had shared one of the best antique shops in the area– but […]

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Local Loves: Carr’s Ciderhouse

Just because it’s November and many places are gearing up for the impending holidays doesn’t mean that the Autumnal activities are coming to an end anytime soon. Sure, most of the trees here in Massachusetts are bare (side note: the crunching they make under my boots is my favorite sound of all!)– but we still […]

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Local Loves: Sunny Mountain Farm

I had mentioned in my last post that I have been spending a lot of time back and forth between my apartment and The Berkshires in recent days since Troy is visiting from the West Coast for work- which means that on our respective days off I have been trying to pack as many Fall-esque […]

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Local Loves: Saw Dust Coffee House & Dessert Bar

One of my favorite things to do on rainy, semi-chilly early-to-mid Autumn days off (much like today, coincidentally enough! It’s such a relief following the most recent heat wave!) is stop to get a hot coffee and warm up in the comforts of a cozy coffee shop/café. The more rustic and independent, the better- since […]

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Local Loves: Galaxy

Are we tired about me writing about restaurants and local dining experiences yet? I hope not- because today’s installment of “Local Loves” is long overdue and just happens to be about one of my absolute favorite establishments in Easthampton, Massachusetts- Galaxy! The first time I ever came into this retro, colorful blast-from-the-past restaurant and bar […]

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