Boston: Prison, ducks & a lobstah roll

My husband and I recently traveled to Boston for a long weekend to explore the area and visit friends and family - which of course, is always a good time. As part of my gift to the hubs for our 1-year wedding anniversary, we spent a night of our trip in the uniquely wonderful Liberty Hotel in downtown Boston -- more on that later. If you haven't been to Boston, it's one of the the Continue Reading

Reasons to fall for fall 

Fall is just around the corner, September 23rd to be exact, and I must say I'm looking forward to it. While I'm not excited for it to get cold, I've really come to appreciate fall over the years. When fall is in the air, I get a sense of renewal, like new possibilities are just around the bend. It think it must stem from all those years of going back to school and knowing the year ahead could Continue Reading

11 ways to help celebrate your next anniversary

If there are two things you should know about me, the first is that I’m a perfectionist, and the second is that I love to celebrate. To put it in perspective, my birthday falls on the 25th of the month and since I turned eight, March has since been known as my birthday month. This past weekend my husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary. While we've been together for almost seven Continue Reading

Bridesmaid: do’s & don’ts

I was incredibly honored to stand-up as a bridesmaid in my dear friend Kristen’s wedding this past weekend. Not unlike my other roles in life, I take being a bridesmaid very seriously. It was important to me that I not let Kristen down in any way. I wanted to do all that I could to help make her feel special during her shower, to enjoy her bachelorette party and fully experience the extreme joy Continue Reading