North Shore Adventures: Bancroft & Co

I have always preferred the north shore to the south shore for my New England summers. I prefer the landscape, the smaller crowds and the less packed highways getting to and fro. I was recently invited as a guest to Bancroft & Co. Peabody. As always all opinions are my …

Donuts of New England: The Donuts I Love Right Now

I was never a doughnut person, until I ventured out and discovered doughnuts of all shapes, sizes, and varieties around New England. For National Donut Day, I thought I should probably share some of my doughnut insights. Here is where you can find delicious doughnuts in New England. For those …

Cookie Decorating in North Cambridge:

Making and decorating cookies with your kids can be a fun memorable moment. On the flip side, it can be a crazed stressful mess. This year you can take a shortcut and do it for a great cause. NOCA Provisions located in North Cambridge has begun their “Kids for Kids” …

How Much Halloween Candy is the Right Amount?

I’m not a nutritionist. I don’t have the most balanced diet nor am anywhere close to where I should be on the doctor’s charts. I am not a dentist either. My only qualification to tell you how much Halloween candy is the right amount is that I am a parent. …

Newbury Street Must Shops

The reason I like Newbury Street is that it is so very Boston.  Newbury Street is nestled between the gorgeous brownstones of French boulevard style Commonwealth Mall of the Back Bay and the bustling center of Copley Square.  I love to shop even if it just window shopping.  On Newbury …