Brunching in Newport…

It’s no secret that I love Newport, Rhode Island. It’s where I rang in 2021– and it’s where I spend a lot of time in the Fall and Winter since the scenery is always breathtaking. I love the area in the Summertime, too- but it tends to get a little crowded along the beaches, the […]

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A Berry Good Day…

When it comes to preparing for the Summertime, there are a few activities in and around the New England area that never fail to truly get me into the seasonal spirit- and not all of them involve piling into the car for an impromptu beach day (although that’s definitely high up on the list.) Outdoor […]

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Local Loves: Roseland Cottage

Given the area in Southern Massachusetts where my mother currently resides, it’s not uncommon at all for me to cross over state lines into Connecticut and visit small, quaint towns like Pomfret or Woodstock whenever I visit her. There’s a lot of great shops, places to eat, and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and/or […]

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First Taste of Summer…

While we haven’t quite reached Memorial Day Weekend yet, and June 20th (the first official day of Summer) is still kind of a ways off- I’m already in a beachy, surfing-on-the-weekends, tropical vacation state of mind. Maybe it’s the gorgeous weather we’ve been having around New England in recent days, or maybe the extra blonde […]

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Adventures in Vaccinations – Part II

I’m in the home stretch, y’all! In two weeks I’ll officially be fully vaccinated for COVID-19- having received my second shot of Pfizer this past weekend and giving myself the mandatory 14-day period for it to kick in. To say I’m excited and elated is an understatement for sure- I could do backflips right now- […]

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Frolicking and Food Trucks…

With May kicking off this past Saturday, I was delighted to wake up that morning to find a blue, sunny sky greeting me. I had plans to take some photos with my friend/neighbor/photographer, Dan, so having lots of natural light- and no rain!- would make for some great pictures and no hassle. Granted, it was […]

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Adventures in Vaccinations…

Last Spring, when we were at the height of COVID-19 uncertainty- with lockdowns, quarantines, and mass cancellations/closures- it didn’t seem like there was an end in sight. Everything looked and felt grim, and it was hard to see the bright side of pretty much anything given how much we’d lost and were continuing to lose- […]

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Food Comas and Chocolate Bunnies…

Do food comas typically last 48 hours? If you’ve ever spent a holiday at my mom’s house with my family- you’ll see that they most certainly can and often do. After last year’s Easter dinner- a beloved tradition for my brothers and I for as long as I can remember- was canceled due to the […]

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