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Book Review: The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger

Book Review: The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I started reading The Divorce Papers: A Novel by Sophie Rieger, I wasn’t sure about it. It’s different. Sophie Diehl is a 29-year-old criminal law associate at a law firm who gets roped into handling a divorce for an important client. The client, who is aware that she has no divorce law experience, wants […]

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Inside the Omni Parker House Boston

Inside the Omni Parker House Boston

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Planning a Boston trip? Take a peak inside a historic Boston hotel that’s located right along the Freedom Trail. This is a classic for New England travel. When I pulled up to the Omni Parker House Boston’s School Street entrance, a valet rushed around to open my door and sweep the car away. It was […]

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Boston Restaurants: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Battery Wharf

Boston Restaurants: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Battery Wharf

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wondering which Boston restaurants to try on an upcoming Boston trip? The swank Fairmont Battery Wharf offers a relaxing afternoon tea worth checking out. This fun experience is a must for New England travel. The swank Fairmont Battery Wharf is located on Boston’s waterfront. It’s near the North End, and a short walk from Faneuil […]

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What to Do with Kids: Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion

What to Do with Kids: Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a little girl growing up in Dutchess County, New York, our home was located a short drive from the Hyde Park mansions that give a glimpse into the gilded age. Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion were all spots to visit, picnic, draw and enjoy. And now, more than 20 years later, they […]

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Boston Restaurants: Abby Lane Food and Spirits

Boston Restaurants: Abby Lane Food and Spirits

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Looking for Boston restaurants in the theater district? Abby Lane Food & Spirits is a cozy spot perfect for brunch or a pre-theater meal. Situated in Boston’s Theater District, Abby Lane Food & Spirits is a cozy restaurant where executive chef Jason Santos, an alum of Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen TV show, creates an eclectic […]

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Boston Restaurants: Union Oyster House

Boston Restaurants: Union Oyster House

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boston’s Freedom Trail offers so much to see and do. Looking for nearby Boston restaurants? The historic Union Oyster House is steps off the trail and so tasty too. This is a must-try for New England travel. Before I headed to Boston recently on a trip for work designed to learn about the historic city […]

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A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

| March 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Psst! I’m going to let you in on a little secret: In Connecticut, we love pirates. And it’s no wonder. With a history that’s ripe with pirate lore (it’s a known fact that the notorious Captain William Kidd once walked the streets of Milford) and rumors of buried treasure (but where did Kidd bury it?!?), […]

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Free Printable: Blog Post Planner

Free Printable: Blog Post Planner

| March 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

As a writer, I rely on organization to ensure that every bit of research and planning I do advances whatever I am working on. That means remembering a small notebook whenever I am researching new destinations, snapping photos with my iPhone or my DSLR camera and keeping detailed lists of the things that need to […]

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Best Connecticut Fairs, Festivals and Events for Summer 2014

Best Connecticut Fairs, Festivals and Events for Summer 2014

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking for weekend fun this summer? Connecticut is home to so many fairs, festivals and events. I’ve scoured all that’s happening this summer to come up with 10 not-to-miss Connecticut fairs, festivals and events. All of these feature free admission, and some also have free activities, entertainment and food samplings. Be sure to check the […]

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Inside The Beekman Arms, America’s Oldest Inn

Inside The Beekman Arms, America’s Oldest Inn

| March 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nestled in the quiet village of Rhinebeck, New York, is America’s oldest inn — a place that’s played host to countless notable and important people since opening its doors in 1766. The Beekman Arms isn’t your typical place to stay — but that’s what makes it so special. As a girl growing up in Dutchess […]

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