I’m moving. I have decided to sell my condo at Woodland House and buy a house so that I can have a backyard. I also want a fireplace. Since we have 5 months of Winter in Connecticut, a fireplace just seems right.
When the Heritage Hotel in Southbury, Connecticut offered me the opportunity to come stay with them a few weeks ago, of
Imagine a morning where you wake up refreshed after sleeping 8 solid hours. Instead of having to get ready for work, you
When I think of a Connecticut winery experience, I think about sitting in an Adirondack chair at Saltwater Farm and
Can you think of a better afternoon outing in October or November than a hike at a haunted state park followed by a trip
At the beginning of each year, I skip setting resolutions and make a list of things I'd like to experience. One of the
I wish I could bring my dog everywhere, so I'm on the hunt for Connecticut dog friendly beaches. All summer long I
Paris is always a good idea. I took a 5-day trip to Paris in March and, despite the cooler, rainier weather, it was
The Lobster Pound in Guilford in situated in a unique spot. It's on a small dock over the water that overlooks marshes
Just checking out Halloween in the most quaint town ever.
I think these scarecrows in Essex are pretty creepy but I guess the quaintest town ever has to toughen up it's
When I thought about adopting a dog, I always put "going on hikes together" in the pro column of my pro-con list. I
For the last three years Mike and I have traveled to the Caribbean for a week. This year we stayed at the beautiful
Where should you go in Connecticut? Good question! When I started this blog back in 2011, I never thought I'd get emails
“Coast Connecticut is my spiritual home!” That’s what my friend Michelle said when I asked if she wanted to spend a
I have a complicated relationship with Florida. To me, it represents everything that's wrong in America. And yet when I
Every single damn day when I log onto Facebook, I see a string of comments about how people are fed up with
Walking among the sunflowers at Buttonwood Farm's annual charity event Sunflowers for Wishes was something that I have
If it seems I've gone a little lobster roll crazy this summer, don't worry: I have more stuff in the works coming later
Come away with me on a buttery, toasty guide to the most delicious lobster rolls in Connecticut via the Connecticut
When I thought about paying for a hotel room in New York City I kind of threw up in my mouth a little.
I feel like every time I do a new hike and write about it here, I'm writing copy for an ad agency. "If you like xxx,
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is always a good reason to go into Hartford on a Saturday afternoon. Actually, a
When I thought about what I wanted to do for my birthday this year, I couldn’t stop thinking about a weekend away in
We spent a fall visit to Cape Cod in Chatham, MA for a weekend getaway. Face full of sand, chilling in the warm autumn
Public Service Announcement: The Spirit of Fall is Alive in Essex, Connecticut Oh, Essex. You’re such a special
If you thought picking apples and pumpkins in an orchard and then eating apple cider doughnuts and drinking apple cider
I got a puppy. She’s an 8-pound, 3-months old Chihuahua/dachshund mix. Her name is Dottie.
Apple cider doughnuts are one of the great perks of living in New England. Sure, other areas of the country are known
I haven't been to Taylor Brook before because every time I'm in the Quiet Corner I go to Sharpe Hill. I decided to break
Visiting the CT Convention Center, Connecticut Science Center or the Riverfront in Hartford? Here are the best
The drive to the Blue Oar in Haddam is a quick one from Hartford down Route 9, and once you're off the highway it's all
I’m doing a digital detox* over my vacation this month and I’m feeling two emotions: anxiety and relief.
Instead of taking our car to last year's Oddball comedy tour at The Meadows to see Mike's doppelganger, Louis CK, we
Hi! I’m currently away, but I’ll be back on Monday. I’ll be checking email, but my access will be limited. If you need
One night over a glasses (or three) of wine in a Brooklyn bar with my friend Amanda, I had a light bulb moment. This was