Having Tea with Your Dragon

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and yet for so many of us it can be somewhat difficult. Perhaps it is the stress of putting presents under the tree, a family member who complicates your life, or the never…

Local Goods: Khaki’s Bomb Balm

It is no secret I love locally made goods! Which is why I have been waiting to find just the right time to catch up with Khaki Paquette, creator of an all nature skincare line based in Newburyport.  As many…

Local Goods: Little boo + co

Today we are chatting with Marisa Laskey, a mother and the creative mind behind Little boo + co, a handmade clothing line.  As I type this blog post in sweatpants, I must admit idea of children's loungewear was obviously exciting out…

My Kitchen: Homemade Chicken Soup

Just after the temperature dropped below 40 degrees, it seemed everyone in our little family had a cold. A few days into my illness and I found myself scouring the web for homemade chicken noodle soup (with a kick).  When…

Day Trip: Winslow Homer Studio

I had been longing to visit the Winslow Homer Studio since it first opened in 2012. Located on Prouts Neck in Scarborough, Maine the property sits high above the Atlantic Ocean. To visit the studio, one must register with the…

STAY: Blue Inn

I love nothing more than a staycation, which is why I jumped at the chance to visit Blue Inn on Plum Island.  Perhaps some of my favorite local lodgings are those by Amesbury based Lark Hotels. I'm a sucker for a boutique hotel,…

Life Hacks for Mothers

One thing I've discovered since having children is that I have no idea what I'm doing. Some days, it seems like I am just barely swimming with my head above water, suffocating in coffee and unwashed laundry.  Other days, my kids…

Day Trip: Hidden Pond and Goose Rocks Beach

If you are looking for an amazing getaway with your best ladies, look no further than Hidden Pond and Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport.  I was lucky enough to spend a beautiful September Day with a few of my childhood friends at…

Mothers Who Make

While I feel some sadness that the long days of summer are now behind us, part of me is truly excited for the cooler air, and the sense of renewal that September brings. A little about me, in the weeks leading up to the…