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Freelance Writing: Why You Should Walk Away

Freelance Writing: Why You Should Walk Away

| May 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

There are so many great things about being a freelance writer. But sometimes, freelance writing can begin to feel stale making it hard to write (hello, writer’s block!). What should you do? Walk away. No, really, I mean it. A few years ago, I was sitting on the couch editing a piece I’d written for […]

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Philadelphia Restaurants: Pizzicato

Philadelphia Restaurants: Pizzicato

| May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Located a short walk from Independence Hall, Philadelphia’s Pizzicato is a little cafe with charming outdoor seating and a sleek, modern interior. There’s no shortage of places to eat in Philadelphia. From the stalls of Reading Terminal Market to the many restaurants all over the city, there’s so much good food. And among the places […]

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Connecticut Restaurants: Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport

Connecticut Restaurants: Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport

| April 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

One of my favorite things that spring brings is al fresco dining. Whether it’s a backyard meal or drinks on a pretty restaurant patio with friends, there’s something about the combination of warm weather, cool friends and a soft breeze that makes it so special. When I approached Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport, Connecticut, recently, […]

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Freelance Writing: Taking Leaps of Faith

Freelance Writing: Taking Leaps of Faith

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Take some chances.” A friend said that to me recently. Though the context had nothing to do with freelance writing, the words are as applicable in life as they are in a writing career. Just like in life, if you stick to safe writing topics, things are bound to get dull and boring pretty fast. […]

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Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Connecticut lobster rolls are warm, buttery sandwiches usually served on New England-style hot dog buns. Where can you find the best lobster roll in Connecticut? Follow along as I head around the state to find the most drool-worthy Connecticut lobster roll. New England travel isn’t complete without trying one of these delicious sandwiches. When I […]

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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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