There’s so much I’ve wanted to say to you yet couldn’t, but now we can finally reveal that we are three months pregnant with our second child! First… yay! Colin and I are so excited to be “turning food into another human,” (as I like to say while downing pasta salad). Second, this may give… [Read More]
New England Getaways
Romantic getaways in New England, and family or solo travel ideas for a weekend or vacation near Boston: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Connecticut.
Even before we arrived, my family knew that Mystic, Connecticut was the right mini-vacation spot because of the way people spoke of it. “I used to love going to Mystic as a child,” person after person sighed when we told them of our upcoming trip. “It’s such a charming little place!” Mystic has many fans,… [Read More]
What was the best part of our first ever visit to Mystic, Connecticut? The dinner you’re about to see. How good was it? Colin and I spent the entire meal arm wrestling with our baby for every last morsel! The restaurant in question is called Harbour House, and is part of the Inn at Mystic:… [Read More]
Stores and attractions are closed. Scraggly brown, dead-looking plants sprawl hither and yon. Streets are deserted… spooky. Hotels are run by bare-bones staff, if they’re open at all. Eek! Do YOU dare to brave the “Low Season” in a place like Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts? I was tempted to ask the question, “Is It Worth it… [Read More]
Did you catch the weirdness in that first photo? Yup… there is the mark of a tiny claw right in the middle of the luxurious mascarpone cream. But how did that get there??? Back up to when Colin, baby Devi, and I walked into Water Street restaurant at the lovely Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts hotel where… [Read More]
The most hilarious and fun activity we did during our Martha’s Vineyard vacation had nothing to do with a beach, or a seafood stall, nor anything you would even remotely associate with a New England island. No… the best activity of all was visiting an ALPACA FARM! When a friend told me to track down… [Read More]