Cruise Boston: Classic Harbor Line Cruises

This fall I was invited on a fall foliage cruise with the Classic Harbor Line cruises and I was not sure what to expect. I had been on other harbor cruises in Boston and New York and found them to be cheesy. The décor tends to be dated, tour guides …

Xfinity Has Chutzpah (Sponsored)

Sometimes progress is slow, but when a company has chutzpah, the kind of chutzpah Mrs Maisel has, you’d be surprised how fast things can change. We use Xfinity services at home and I partner with them as well on posts such as this one. I have been wanting to watch …

Holiday Treats: Gluten Free Pecan Pralines

Candy without a candy thermometer? I was skeptical but willing to give it a try. They were actually that easy and delicious. Gluten Free Pecan Pralines Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of pecans, chopped slightly 1 cup brown sugar dark or light works ⅓ cups heavy cream ¼ cups butter, unsalted …

Clara’s Nutcracker: José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre

There are as many unique dancers as there are snowflakes, and there may he just as many versions of The Nutcracker. The story is basically the same, with a few additional characters based on which country you see The Nutcracker in and which version is being performed. Some variations focus …

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” …

The Row Hotel: Assembled to Perfection

You can find me here in the morning with my coffee and the paper. I have been a fan of Assembly Row since the day I stepped foot by the Mystic River.  That chilly fall day by the river, I watched a bucket loader full of Legos ceremoniously pour onto …