Archive for November 30, 2015

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Long Weekend

A wet and cold Saturday morning led to the cancellation of a fireside s'mores party at our house. We changed the event to a tea party and visited Buttermilk Baking Company to pick up a few sweet treats for our guests. The…

Newbury Thanksgiving

   Thanksgiving sunrise over the Parker River The wildlings woke me before 6 am. From the comforts of an air mattress on my Mother in Law's floor,  I could see the sun emerge over Plum Island.  I snuck outside with my…

THIS WEEKEND

Researchers at California University claim that emotional experiences such as awe, wonder, and appreciation of beauty all boost your immune system. They go on to suggest that being outdoors in nature or immersing yourself in art are ways to illicit these…

Local Holiday Gift Guide: Portsmouth

This is part two of a series on local holiday gifts.  Below are items you can purchase on etsy that are local to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. TheCrownPrints Custom Silhouette Profile $19.75 Seagate Studio Anchor Christmas Tree Pillow $32 Concetta's Closet Vintage Lace…

OLD TOWN HILL

Old Town Hill at Sunset Newbury, Massachusetts Yes, the days are colder and shorter. But the upside is that the sunrise and sunsets are more vibrant than ever. As we venture further away from the sun, shorter blue wavelengths are easily lost…

Harvest Quahogs on Chappaquoit Beach

Today's blog post comes from Lauren.  Lauren lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband Andrew. These two are always on the look out for great outdoor weekend adventures.  Lucky for us Lauren takes fantastic photographs to document their experiences. My husband is a real…

THE POYNT

  The Poynt in Newburyport recently added brunch to its line up.  This restaurant has been absolutely packed since it opened in September.  The exterior is eye-catching: a bright green door with picture perfect seasonal flowers. This was my fourth visit…

TED FOR YOU

Carve out twenty minutes for yourself this week.  Make a cup of tea, find a comfortable chair and watch. [ted id=1042]

Local Holiday Gift Guide: NBPT

Like shopping local?  Below are some great gifts created by women local to the Newburyport area.  All of the gifts can be purchased online through etsy, making shopping local easier than ever.  Vertical succulent garden - $15-65 Constellation Coasters - $30.00 Baby…

Hello

Welcome. It seems only fitting this blog would start on a Tuesday.  I’ve always found that a commitment to doing something Monday just makes Sunday less enjoyable. So what is it I’m committing to exactly? I would like this to be…