Unusual Places to Shop for the Holidays: A Breath of Fresh Air

I enjoy shopping, whether I’m window shopping, going to a few favourite stores at the mall (Nordstrom, Kiehls, Polarn O. Pyret, Victoria’s Secret (they have the best pyjamas), Williams Sonoma) or popping into local stores I love (Half Crown, Didriks, Hatched, Magic Beans, Henry Bear’s Park, Porter Square Books, Crate …

5 Reasons to Visit The Boston Christmas Festival

This weekend is the annual Boston Christmas Festival where over 300 hundred artisans and artists gather under one roof.  Part of the Boston Christmas Festival is the Gingerbread House Competition that my children and I have been lucky enough to participate in as judges.  Although the seeing what local chefs …