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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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A Look Inside the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel

A Look Inside the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel

| February 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Planning a Philadelphia trip? There are so many Philadelphia hotels to choose from. Take a peak inside the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel, located a short walk from historic sites. Philadelphia is a city steeped in culture, history and tradition. From Franklin Square to the Liberty Bell to Love Park, there is so much to […]

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A Look at The Break in Narragansett, Rhode Island

A Look at The Break in Narragansett, Rhode Island

| February 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Looking for a fun getaway this summer? A new boutique Rhode Island hotel with a surfer chic attitude is set to open in June 2014 in Narragansett, Rhode Island. Some days it feels like we’ve fallen into an endless winter where the super-low temperatures will never give way to the warmth and sunshine of summer. […]

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Freelance Writing: How I Track Monthly Income

Freelance Writing: How I Track Monthly Income

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2013, I made a big change to how I do business. For a few years, I’d been noting when I expected to be paid for assignment on a few pages in the back of my planner. As it would come in, I would check it off. It was simple and to-the-point. The casual […]

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My 2014 Word of the Year

My 2014 Word of the Year

| January 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

We’re almost a week into the new year. That means that about 75 percent of those who made resolutions this year are still working at them. Way to go! But let’s face it, most resolutions are short-lived endeavors into weight loss, organization and better money management. And really, if you are going to make big […]

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A Look Back on My 2013 Goals (Spoiler: Nailed ‘em!)

A Look Back on My 2013 Goals (Spoiler: Nailed ‘em!)

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! As 2013 drew to a close, I had to dig up my post from January where I outlined my goals for the year. While I was totally off-kilter when I wrote them, each one was something I really committed to and really wanted to live in 2013. Word of the Year My […]

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Inexpensive Holiday Decorating: Thrift Store Finds

Inexpensive Holiday Decorating: Thrift Store Finds

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Weeks ago, I was ready to start decorating for Christmas. However, friends and family convinced me to hold off until … today. Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s time to dig into holiday decorating. And this year, I scored some fun new items to add to our holiday decor. The adorable mouse above? It […]

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Last-Minute Centerpiece Idea: Candles on a Platter

Last-Minute Centerpiece Idea: Candles on a Platter

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

It seems to happen every year: I manage to plan every element of our Thanksgiving dinner — but I forget about the centerpiece. In the past, I have clipped evergreen branches to create a quick centerpiece and filled bowls with glittery pine cones. But this year, I’ve found a super simple centerpiece that I love: […]

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Easy Turkey Wreath Tutorial

Easy Turkey Wreath Tutorial

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to craft, I like mine super easy. And it helps if they are cute too. That was my aim when creating this Easy Turkey Wreath Tutorial. A few weeks ago, I spied the cutest turkey wreath on Google+. Occasionally Crafty had made and posted about it — and it’s beautiful. She used […]

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Stocking Up on Hallmark Cards

Stocking Up on Hallmark Cards

| October 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

I am a member of the Collective BiasĀ® Social FabricĀ® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Are you a card person? For years and years and years, I wasn’t. Then something changed. I started to see the beauty in selecting just […]

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