Feasting at the Big Game with Chipotle Mexican Grill Catering


Even if your team isn’t playing this year, you can throw the best Super Bowl party on the block with the catering options from Chipotle Mexican Grill. Whether you’re hosting a large gathering or a small group of friends, Chipotle has several choices for football fans everywhere. The Chipotle folks catered last year’s Superbowl party. […]

Dreaming of Summer on Cape Cod


Just hearing the words “Cape Cod” brings thoughts of long lazy summer days, days of sand castles, sun, and cool salt water. Now, in the middle of the winter we need a little reminder of a relaxing vacation on the beach. We’re anxious to exchange our shovels of snow for a shovel of sand, trading […]

High Flying High Rollers

Flown away for a weekend at the Borgata Hotel, Casino, and Spa in Atlantic City In the sixties, the” jet set” were the people who had both the leisure time and wherewithal to jump on a jet plane and be whisked away to glamorous destinations. Since then, jet travel and relaxing destinations have become affordable […]

Teaching the Kids to Grow

There’s a special joy in growing a plant from seed. Starting with a tiny dry pellet, with a bit of nurturing, and growing into a beautiful flower or perhaps even a plant that provides food gives that unique blessing of being a provider of life, no matter who you are. The folks at DuneCraft have […]

Art and Nature


  In 1825, Thomas Cole hiked into the Catskill Mountains, overlooking the Hudson River and painted the first landscapes of the area.  The vivid autumn colors and sweeping vistas inspired him to render the views in a romantic style that was soon to be called the Hudson River School. Among artists, the term “school” is […]

Bed, Breakfast, and Birds


A stay at the Mount Washington Bed and Breakfast, nestled the natural beauty of New Hampshire’s North Country, isn’t just a relaxing getaway, it’s also a chance to experience nature up close, perhaps adding a few of the area’s birds to your list of discoveries. The B&B sits just north of the protected White Mountains […]

Spring in Boston


  When the snow melts on Boston Common, the crocuses are joined by daffodils in vest-pocket gardens in front of the brownstones, and the whole city feels fresh and clean, it’s time to visit Boston. You might visit Boston on business, after all, there’s a lot of business going on in Boston. Or history – […]

What’s Better than a Truffle in your Stocking?


One of the nice treats that I’ve come to expect each year is a Lindt Lindor truffle in my Christmas Stocking. A little sphere of chocolate deliciousness that is just on the cusp of the solid-liquid border, ready to pop into my mouth and melt into bliss on my tongue.  But this week, something arrived […]

Finding Your Muse


  A weekend in Gloucester doesn’t just mean a chance to escape the city and enjoy the ocean breezes. A New England fishing village dating from the colonial era, Gloucester is blessed with a beautiful seaside that attracted tourists almost as soon as the nation had tourists, and those tourists brought a demand for the […]

Music on the Beach


  I’m old enough to remember boom boxes at the beach, enjoying a surf safari to the music of the Beach Boys.  No, I’m not old enough to have played Beach Blanket Bingo with Frankie and Annette, but it was fun to hear music of that age for my own beach party.  But these days, […]

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