you know you’re a new englander when…

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Summer strikes with a vengeance pouring nearly 100 degrees over the region, and suddenly, you long for days like this…   That’s the thing about New Englanders. We live here because we love having all four seasons, but the second one of them hits us too hard we’re either yearning for the next one or […]

girls weekend in new york, suburb edition

Monday, February 13th, 2012

When we arrived at Caitlin’s new house in New York – after some brainstorming on how we’d spend our time – we eventually came to the conclusion that we would, as always, build the weekend around food. On Friday night Caitlin fed us incredible shrimp burgers that she made using a New Orleans recipe book […]


Monday, June 27th, 2011

Beyond the landmarks and the sights, and even the cuisine, it’s the fleeting, unexpected parts of travel that can be the most memorable. Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar in New Orleans is said to be the oldest bar in the United States. Today, it seems to run on barely any electricity – it’s lit only by […]

when i travel, i’m a hat person

Monday, May 16th, 2011

[photo courtesy of Bryce of Extension Mattie per her Etsy photo shoot: girls weekend in New Orleans Edition, in which I’m sporting a beautiful, hand-made light purple and gold flecked cozy cowl] When my¬†girls weekend crew and I were wandering the streets of New Orleans, a strange, yet stylish urge came over me as we […]

new orleans cuisine

Monday, January 31st, 2011

New Orleans Restaurants and Food | Eating like a local in New Orleans

girls weekend in new orleans, cont’d

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Girls Weekend in New Orleans | Exploring the historic voodoo museum and the French Market.

philly’s more fun when you sleep over

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

girls weekend in philly visiting sju


Friday, June 18th, 2010

new york engagement party