City Living Boston

Food & Foodie Meetup Groups:

This category of our hot food trend of 2009 starts online and then heads back out into the real world of tangible food, friends, and experiences.  The foodie meetup groups are plentiful and great resources.  I’m not sure how family friendly they are, but the great thing about meetup groups …

Start the Year Off With a Little Help From "Your Friends"

Perhaps you’re planning to organize your kitchen cabinets this year.  Maybe, you want to start your children’s scrapbooks this year.  You might be commiting yourself to a weekly workout at the gym with a personal trainer this year.  Whatever your plans are, you might need to take some time from …

Celebrating Not Just Surviving New Year's Eve With Young Children

Staying up for midnight on New Year’s Eve was never a problem for me.  We celebrated at parties with friends.  We went out to First Night in Boston, and Stamford, CT.  We stayed in for a fabulous home cooked dinner with friends in Maine.  We had large celebrations and small parties. …

2008 Year in Review: Food, Poverty, Hunger, Waste and the One Dollar Diet Project

You’ve seen the books and the television shows: Frommer’s Australia from $50 a day among others and Rachel Ray’s $40 a day on the Food Network.  It turns out that, according to NetAid, more than 1 billion people (that’s 1 in 6 people around the world) live in extreme poverty.  Extreme poverty …