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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Holiday Surprises!

It’s good to be back and able to breathe out of my nose again! After a few days of some rest, medicine and a lot of freshly-pressed juice while laying across my couch and watching an abundance of Christmas movies and holiday specials- I’m on the mend and back to both work and blogging again- […]

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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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A Brisk Fall Getaway…

If you’ve been reading ‘Coffee & Chiffon’ for any length of time now, then you’re probably aware that I love a good long weekend getaway- especially if it involves some history, some sight-seeing, live music and great food- and this past weekend checked all of those boxes! A few days ago I hopped a quick […]

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“Are There Any Spirits Here Who Wish to Communicate?”

When it comes to fascinating, spooky and historic (or possibly commercialized, depending on who you ask!) places to visit in October- you can’t go much bigger and over-the-top than Salem, Massachusetts. While the gorgeous little city on the water is one of my favorite places to visit and spend time in year-round- I usually try […]

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‘Cuse Me…

It’s not very often that I return from out-of-state only to turn right back around and head back to where I’d just come from- but this past weekend saw me heading out to Syracuse, New York just a few short days after I’d come back home from Schenectady, New York. The trips were so close […]

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“Oh, What a Night! Late September…”

Oh, it’s good to be home! After a beautiful and scenic drive home from my recent and brief stay in Schenectady, New York– I’m back in Western Massachusetts/The Berkshires and relaxing in my apartment with a couple days off this week before I pack up and head back to a different section of New York […]

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Greetings From Schenectady!

Hello from New York, everyone! After rolling into town late Wednesday night while accompanying my friend Troy here for a work function he’s participating in, I’m going to be hanging around town (and if you’re having trouble pronouncing the name- no worries- I definitely am too!) and parts of Albany throughout this coming weekend. I’m […]

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