Self-care beauty ideas: part 2

The second small business owner I’d like to promote is Jill Miller. I’ve been going to see her for over 10 years here in the North End of Boston. Her website: Her business has closed during this pandemic but you can order products from her through Instagram. I purchased this Vitamin C serum to… Continue reading Self-care beauty ideas: part 2

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Self-Care Beauty Ideas: part 1

We are in another month of social distancing and the closing of non-essential businesses. One of the industries affected by covid-19 is the beauty industry. Hair salons, spas, nail salons, and estheticians closed their businesses. Some states are loosening restrictions but many businesses are still closed especially here in Massachusetts. I’d like to share some… Continue reading Self-Care Beauty Ideas: part 1

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2020: Living in a Covid-19 world

Hello! I hope this blog post finds you and your family in good health. This is how we must start off emails, texts, etc. We need to check in with each other more frequently right now. Anyone else wondering “what the hell happened to 2020?.” The year started off like every other year with good… Continue reading 2020: Living in a Covid-19 world


Shop Small

Today is small business Saturday. Go out into your neighborhood to shop and eat locally today. I did my part this morning in Vero Beach. I went to Barre class at Level Yoga, bought a coffee at La Tabla, then did some shopping at the Farmer’s market. I also did some local shopping… Continue reading Shop Small


Shop the deals

Ready, Set, Go: start your holiday shopping this week It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when your favorite stores and retailers are offering you deals. This weekend alone you have Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. This is a great time to do some holiday shopping. I’ve sort of started my… Continue reading Shop the deals


Shop, Sip & Sale

Happy spring 2017! The flowers are blooming and the temperature is rising (for short time periods in Boston). I recently attended a fun spring event called Sip, Shop & Sale at the Cambridgeside Galleria.  From 5:30 – 6:30 attendees explored the 3 levels of the mall hunting for spring fashion trends and deals. I arrived… Continue reading Shop, Sip & Sale


Spring Break in Florida 2016

Universal Orlando Resort: March 16 – 19 Spring break – those words have changed meaning for me over the years. Back in my college days spring break meant trips to Florida, drinking beer, tanning on the beach, and trying not to get into trouble. Now spring break involves my brother and my nieces and a trip… Continue reading Spring Break in Florida 2016


Vega Vitality

Blogger event: February 21, 2016 Vega Vitality 551 Boylston Street, 4th Floor As a member of the Boston Blogger Facebook group I often come along an invitation to a local event. Lisa Jean-Francois posted about an event at Vega Vitality. I’m in the process of added to and changing the format of my blog… Continue reading Vega Vitality