The Maine Event

For the past four years, three special friends and I have headed to Ogunquit, Maine, for an October weekend at the Anchorage by the Sea.  This is a year-round resort with spectacular views of the ocean and access to Marginal Way; a cliffwalk along the rocky coast that leads to a neat little tourist area […]

“Aa” is for Apple

This past Saturday was a super special day!  Our family declared it “Autumn Harvest Day” and moms, dads, aunts, uncles, and cousins gathered  for a day of apple-pickin’, pie-baking, and harvest-feasting.  The weather was fabulous as we headed toward March Farm in the “beautiful, rolling hills of Bethlehem, CT”, where we found orchards abundant with […]

It’s the berries!

I went blueberry picking (for the very first time!) a couple of weeks ago with my friends, Carol and Lisa.  We visited the Evergreen Berry Farm in the beautiful Litchfield Hills of Connecticut, on a hot and sunny afternoon.  We hung the clear pails around our necks, toted the buckets they provided and headed off […]

Summer of Craft

Why do I <3 NYC? One of the (many) reasons: craft fairs and flea markets galore! And this year promises to be an exciting one. The economic down-turn may seem like a real bummer, but, for the world of the hand-made, it’s actually kind of awesome. Not only are more people with talent making things […]