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Summer reading: Devouring ‘The Cake Therapist’

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Like millions of others, I love to have a few books to indulge in during the lazy days of Summer. The first one that I devoured in a matter of days, is the delicious treat titled ‘The Cake Therapist’. What draws me to decide if I want to continue reading a book, is if it grabs me in the […]

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Celebrating with Quintessa Wines at Paragon Restaurant, Foxwoods Resorts Casino

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Last week I had the honor of attending a delicious dinner at the Paragon Restaurant at the Foxwoods Resorts Casino. What made the evening even more spectacular was that the entire meal was built around the wines from Quintessa winery. The evening began with a lively selection of Hordueves paired with the Flowers Chardonnay. Every single […]

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Attitash: Outdoor Adventures in New Hampshire & Traveling with Tweens

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One of our goals when we traveled to New Hampshire this year was to incorporate a bit of adventure into the vacation. We accomplished that at Attitash. Since we went just before summer officially began in these parts, Attitash was only open on the weekends so we headed there on Saturday and enjoyed it the […]

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In Lieu of Gifts: Donations for the Animal Shelter

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A few weeks back, I shared a lil’ bit about our daughter’s birthday, but what I did not share was that in lieu of gifts, she asked friends to bring donations for our local animal shelter. Our friends were extremely generous and many not only brought gifts for the shelter, some even brought something sweet for […]

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Raised-Bed Garden 2015: Early Progress Report

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Happy Spring my friends! It has been a few weeks since we planted some seeds, seedlings and plants that we bought locally so I thought I would share what we planted this year. Please note: since we do still have some space in two of the beds, I suspect we will add more items over it […]

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Yarn Bombing at Virtu Art Festival

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This past weekend, we took a break from home renovations (oh, so much to share with you) to stop by the annual Virtu art festival in downtown Westerly. A local artist was modifying a painting for us, and we were more than happy to take a short break from the ton-o-work going on at home, to […]

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