Category Holiday

Dram apothecary tasting room

Dram Apothecary

Every year at work we do a gift swap called “Secret Snowflake” and this season I pulled my friend Andrew’s name. He’s a fan of Manhattans so I decided to get him a set of bitters. I found exactly what I was looking for at DRAM Apothecary and I had to share some shots from […]

South End Holiday Stroll

South End Holiday Stroll 2013

This upcoming Wednesday, December 11 is the fifth annual South End Holiday Stroll. The South End is filled with so many incredible shops that offer gifts much different than anything you’d find in the big box retail stores. Kyle and I will be doing some of our shopping on Wednesday night and are looking forward […]

stamped pumpkin DIY

Fall DIY: Stamped Pumpkins

To celebrate the arrival of October, we’re featuring an incredibly easy (and somewhat sassy) fall DIY. Last year my friend Eileen, queen of crafts, decorated her apartment with small stamped pumpkins that were too adorable. She’s on today to show us how to make them for the upcoming season. You only need 3 things to […]

Christmas string lights

Get Creative: Christmas Lights as Home Decor

It’s that time of year when the holiday decorations box gets pulled out of the closet so I can start to sort through everything. Because we live in an apartment, our collection is modest, and decorations for all of the upcoming holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) all fit nicely into one box. This year, upon […]

Hyannis Yacht Club dock

Weekend Scenes: Fourth of July

Wow, we got lucky with the weather over the holiday weekend! It was the perfect temperature for a dip in the bay, evenings on the patio, and a sail from the Hyannis Yacht Club. Our Fourth included… an evening swim at Bay Farm a kayak trip across the bay to Secret Beach dinners on the […]

Summer 100

Summer 100: A hundred things to do this season

If you know me, you know that I’m a compulsive list-maker. My favorite list to make is my summer “to do” list. Weekends are so precious and with weddings taking up a good number of them you have to have a plan, or the season will just float by. As I check items off the […]

purple tulips

Alternative Valentine’s Day Arrangements with Winston Flowers

Roses and boxed chocolates have long been the hallmarks of Valentine’s Day, but this year let’s shake it up a little! There are plenty of blooms beyond roses that signify romance. Guys, you will actually get credit for getting creative (and you can leave it to the professionals, you just have to know what to […]

Sault-New-England

6 Valentine’s Day Guy Gift Picks from Sault New England

While it’s very nice to “get” on Valentine’s Day, it’s just as fun to give. Guys can be difficult to shop for so I enlisted the help of Philip Saul, owner of Sault New England in Boston’s South End. He has curated his top 6 picks from the store that any guy would be lucky […]

Cocoanuts Boston

Chocolate Tasting at Cocoanuts

This past week I went to my first Blog & Tweet Meet-Up at Cocoanuts Boston, a chocolate and confection shop in the North End. On a chilly and windy January evening, the storefront looked extra inviting. We were welcomed by store owners Jen and Tara and event co-hosts, Jen Dorman of Boston Bachelorette and Kerrie […]

Valentine's Day City Swap

Join in! Valentine’s Day City Swap

I’m excited to be participating in the Valentine’s Day City Swap so nicely put together by Allie Lehman of the blog Be Up & Doing (all details here). I love the idea behind the swap and that it lets you share something unique about your city. I have a long list of one of a […]

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