Archive for March 31, 2016

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Shop Local on the North Shore

There are so many fabulous makers and shops in the North Shore, below are some of my favorite good with local ties! Hearth and Harrow: Local artist and mother Casey Everett designs and handprints these gorgeous tea towels.  How fabulous would these…

My Favorite Local Instagram Feeds

In case you haven’t heard, Instagram is changing the way you see photos. An algorithm will decide what you see first, based on your likes and interactions with certain users. When this blog started out a few months back, I used Instagram to…

Lynn Steeves: Flora

Whenever I am looking for a gift, I head to Ivy Lane and pick up one of Lynn Steeves beautiful succulent designs.  Lynn lives locally on Plum Island, and was kind enough to take a moment and chat with us about…

Be Modern

Lorin Hesse is an artist and owner of Be Modern, a specialty boutique that sells Mid Century Danish Modern furniture, vintage fine art, ceramics, lights and textiles. The store front stands out on South Main Street in Ipswich, which is…

On Parenting Part Three: With Amy Pertl-Clark

Today's post in the final in a series on parenting with Amy Pertl-Clark, Co-Owner and Director of Operations at Harmony Natural Learning Center.  We discuss social media, and making time for yourself as a parent.  Also, if you liked reading Amy's…

Feed The Beast: Painting 101

Today's post is the second in a series, Feed The Beast, where we encouraged our readers to connect with their creative side.  Painting 101 is described by Emily Rivers, a gifted painter (check out her animal portraits here) and a…

With Kids: Appleton Farms in Winter

Appleton Farms in Ipswich is one of the oldest continuously operating farms in the United States. From Newburyport, it is a quick twenty minute drive and a lovely place to escape on a cold winter day. DRIVE: Slowly, listening to…