Newport, RI: off-season

Living in Boston, MA, allows me to take fun road trips all over New England. I don’t take advantage of this fact very often. This past week I traveled to Newport, RI. I was meeting some college alum to attend a basketball game at the University of Rhode Island. It was a chance to take… Continue reading Newport, RI: off-season

Take a Hike

Why Hike: The great outdoors is fun to explore. You are wandering on trails among the trees, plants, and wildlife, while taking in the beauty of nature. You could come across waterfalls and babbling brooks. Does this sound nice to you? If so, hiking might be a great activity to try (or get back into).… Continue reading Take a Hike

Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat

Practicing Yoga I started a regular yoga practice about ten years ago. I found an instructor I liked, and I enjoyed my weekly classes. At the time, I was running a few times a week and going to Barre classes at Exhale. Yoga was an excellent addition to my fitness routine. I had practiced yoga… Continue reading Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat

Summer Activities and Trends

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Summer officially arrived on June 21st. The summer season brings warmer temps, longer days,… Continue reading Summer Activities and Trends

Travel Tips and Tools

Why do we travel? Maybe to see family and friends, or to explore new destinations. Sometimes, we travel for work. Whatever your reason for traveling, a good travel plan is beneficial. Where do you start when you are packing for a trip? Look up the destination forecast? Look over the planned itinerary? Do you have… Continue reading Travel Tips and Tools

Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Five on Friday May 13, 2022 “People waste their time pondering whether a glass is half empty or half full. Me, I just drink whatever’s in the glass.” — Sophia from The Golden Girls One: Fancy Grandmother and Coastal Chic Fancy Grandmother: The coastal grandmother trend is primarily about wearing neutral colors, but if you… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Coastal Chic a.k.a Resort Wear

After writing about the coastal grandmother, I’m ready to write about upgrading the neutral looks to a look I call coastal chic (or resort wear). There are things I like about the coastal grandmother look, but I prefer jazzing up my coastal styles with bright colors, big hats, and flowing garments. Coastal Chic, a.k.a, resort… Continue reading Coastal Chic a.k.a Resort Wear

Saturday Street Style: New York City

When: Saturday February 8, 2014 Where: New York City I always enjoy visiting New York City. I’ve been there many times over the years usually with family and friends. This particular Saturday I decided to do some exploring on my own. I had three destinations in mind: Lincoln Center, the Central Park Zoo, and Dylan’s… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: New York City

Saturday Street Style: Best of 2013

Image from: Saturday December 28, 2013 2014 is approaching quickly which means it is time to reflect on the events of 2013. After attending a blogger conference in April I made some changes to my blog; I also decided to post some regular content. At the conference I met some really nice Boston bloggers who… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Best of 2013

Saturday Street Style: Epcot

When: Saturday November 30, 2013 Where: Epcot Orlando, Florida Thanksgiving week I traveled to Florida to visit with my parents, my brother and my nieces. We had a very nice Thanksgiving meal and enjoyed the warm weather. We finished our trip with a visit to Epcot on Saturday. Here is a link to the Epcot… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Epcot