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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Local Loves: Captain T’s

Is it truly Summer in New England if I haven’t had some fried clam strips? The short answer is no, no it isn’t- and given that we’re approaching the end of July- I wanted to rectify that by checking out a newer local seafood spot that recently opened up in Barre, Massachusetts. Captain T’s sits […]

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Not-So-Local-Loves: Dogtown Coffee

Although I visited (and adored) so many places during my recent trip to California– Santa Monica truly captured my heart and my soul and my overall aesthetic- and it featured a very specific location I had in mind for breakfast and coffee for my second day on the West Coast. This place absolutely made my […]

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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: The Rusty Relic

The plus side to only spending a long weekend on the West Coast is that it requires the minimal amount of packing the essentials- which frees up a lot of time that would be otherwise spent rushing around buying any last minute things or scrambling to make sure my flight/accommodations and/or rental cars are sorted […]

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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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