Project Inspiration: Anthropologie Chandelier

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I’ve had these pictures rolling around in my phone for a while and I keep meaning to share them. On a recent trip to check out Anthropologie’s new Boston location on Newbury Street,… Continue reading

Leek and Tomato Quiche

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Dan and I used to run a bed and breakfast.  We loved it and the experience was very rewarding, but it wasn’t as glamorous as it sounds.  Like when we did laundry and… Continue reading

How To: Make Potpourri Sachets

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I love the scent of pine.  Maybe because it reminds me of Maine, maybe because it just plain smells good. Either way, one of my favorite parts of the holidays is the way… Continue reading

Instagram Weekend: Mount Snow, Vermont

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Hi Guys, We’re back this afternoon with a very special post.  It’s our first post written by a contributor!  Our good friend Mary Walsh is sharing pictures from her recent weekend at Mount… Continue reading

Read Up: Coolhunting.com

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Italian grandmothers have secret ingredients that make their recipes taste that much better. Painters have specific techniques that they’ve learned through all of their practice to make their work more precise. Athletes have special power… Continue reading

Smart Girls Know: How to Be a Job Huntress

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Sometimes, you quit your job, pack up your stuff, and move across the country without so much as a whiff of a plan for your future. It happens. If you’ve been following along,… Continue reading

Winter Evenings Need Beef Stew

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Although we haven’t seen real snow in Boston yet, it hasn’t stopped the temperature from dropping.  Combine that with the dutch oven recently added to my kitchen arsenal and you’re going to get… Continue reading

Smart Girls Know: How to Be Their Own Best Friend

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I have been meaning to write a post about goals for the New Year – not because I’m a resultions-type person, but because my life has changed a lot over the past 6… Continue reading

To Do or Not To Do: Fairy Lights

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Maybe it’s just that I’m not ready to give up the holidays yet, but I’ve really been feeling fairy lights as permanent décor lately.  Is it just me or did fairy lights grow… Continue reading

Thank You!

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Hi Readers! As launch week comes to a close, I wanted to say thanks.  Thank you to everyone who has stopped by, followed us, commented, offered feedback, and signed up to be a… Continue reading

Calendar Roundup

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Organized people buy their calendars before the new year.  Cheap Frugal people wait until they go on sale afterwards.  Let’s be serious, all the important stuff is probably on your phone, google calendar,… Continue reading

Instagram Weekend: Gulf Coast Vacation

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Since I’m from New England, when I say I spend Christmas with my family in Florida, people almost always look at me with a sense of pity. “It must be so weird,” they… Continue reading

Resolutions Smesolutions

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Forget New Year’s Resolutions.  All the cool kids are writing Life Lists. I’ve said it before but I think it bears repeating that I’ve never really liked the idea of New Year’s Resolutions.  Maybe… Continue reading

W-S Short Rib Wellington Potpie

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When Dan first came to me wanting to make a recipe from a Williams-Sonoma catalog, I thought he was crazy. Shows you how much I know! Turns out, Williams-Sonoma has a GAZILLION (that’s… Continue reading

Inspiration: New Year’s Day Brunch

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Happy New Year!  After all the glitz and glam of New Year’s Eve, I thought it would be more fun to focus on the day after and gather a little inspiration for a… Continue reading