Fascination // a poem
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Fascination // a poem

I’m wearing my ART cap (yes, I have one from my friends at Olives & Grace in Boston) and penned this poem today for #NationalPoetryDay and a tribute to my new favorite flower, the enchanting dahlia.  Enjoy! Fascination, A flutter Of flowery breath Rising through  Eager Thought. -9.28.17- Continue reading

Organic Bath Co. Luxurious Skincare // on my Wellness Tray
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Organic Bath Co. Luxurious Skincare // on my Wellness Tray

Wellness gifts for your Wellness Tray that you won’t want to miss. Meet the inspiring Best of Boston Wellness Guru, Gianne behind Organic Bath Co. and the W.E.L.L. Summit. The Nourish Night Balm and Peacefull Body Butter will keep your winter skin moisturized and your senses calm and relaxed! Continue reading

Simply Curated Candles, on my Wellness Tray
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Simply Curated Candles, on my Wellness Tray

Gift hygge in a glass – Simply Curated’s Simple Collection candle in Vanilla Lavender is my pick, the second in my Wellness Tray series featuring small makers. Gift inspiration, made. The crackling wood wick and phthalate free, soy wax candle in the best essential oil scents are PERFECT for gifting, right out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Plus, “meet” Sarah, the CEO and founder of Simply Curated. Be well! Continue reading

Your Favorite Simple Butternut Squash Soup for serving & sharing + a special treat for you!
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Your Favorite Simple Butternut Squash Soup for serving & sharing + a special treat for you!

Today, I’m sharing beautiful fall foliage pics, this simple-healthy-delicious fall recipe, as well as a SPECIAL TREAT of an exclusive offer for my readers from 222Fifth (details are after the yummy recipe- so don’t miss it!) New England is legendary for its fall season. People faithfully look for the Yankee Foliage forecast report and plan their weekend adventures from September-Late … Continue reading

The BlueBootsGo Guide to Nantucket
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The BlueBootsGo Guide to Nantucket

The BlueBoots Guide to Nantucket: Heading to the Island for Columbus Day Weekend? Here’s our guide to making the most out of the trip and having a great time. Continue reading

Gluten-Free No-Bake Basil Cheesecake Recipe (+giveaway)
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Gluten-Free No-Bake Basil Cheesecake Recipe (+giveaway)

You may have seen the inspiration for this recipe in the post earlier this week – my trip to a local farmstand and farmer’s market and the fragrant herbs that drew my culinary interest. I wanted to make something special with the basil I brought back, and was inspired by a unique ice cream flavor … Continue reading

How to Throw a Delicious Party that brings out EVERYONE’s Creative Side: the Master Dessert Chef Challenge
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How to Throw a Delicious Party that brings out EVERYONE’s Creative Side: the Master Dessert Chef Challenge

A year ago, I threw a **surprise**birthday bash for B. In typical “me” style, I wanted it to be 1) fun 2) memorable 3) delicious. If you know B, be sure to wish him a Happy Birthday today!! It was a wonderful team effort – I couldn’t  have pulled it together without the love of … Continue reading