Smoothie success!

Mornings and me get along pretty well, for the most part. Once that alarm goes off around 5:30 am (and I hit the “snooze” button once or twice), I’m ready to hit the ground running […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Other, Yummies|1 Comment

Put down the chips and go nuts!

In a time where cutting out processed and GMO filled foods is on the rise, we all need more healthy but delicious options when it comes to grabbing that quick snack to keep us going. […]

By |January 31st, 2016|Yummies|0 Comments

Yes you CAN!

Remember all those times you saw a sign that said NO GLASS ALLOWED? Because I do. Think about it, you and your friends are packed into the car ready for your day: music is going, […]

By |January 10th, 2016|Other|0 Comments

Angela Spalding: the Marblehead Preserver

I’ll bet you’ve never had a jam like Angela’s. Seriously. Unless of course you grew up in the country, passing summer mornings picking baskets of fresh berries at the local fruit farm. If you happened […]

By |December 10th, 2015|The Local Life, Vendor Spotlights|0 Comments

Raise a (really) nice glass!

I always love recommending great values (aka wines under $20), but this time of year I often get requests for something a little more special. Here are 3 truly special wines that are sure to […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Hit of the Day|0 Comments

Favorite North Shore Farmer’s Markets

Nothing says summer quite like a bag over your shoulder filled to the brim with fresh, local, grown with care, picked with love pro­duce, am I right? I savor the oppor­tu­nity to pick up the […]

By |July 1st, 2015|The Local Life, Vendor Spotlights|0 Comments

Getting Crafty in Somerville

The custom con­crete bar at Slumbrew’s new Boynton Yards American Fresh Brewery and Taproom in Somerville is studded with 192 stars. Each star rep­re­sents one spe­cial person in the “Slumbassador” galaxy who helped Somerville Brewing […]

By |June 20th, 2015|Wine, Beer & Spirits|0 Comments

Summer Entertaining Made Simple

Memorial Day marks the begin­ning of a mag­ical North Shore summer jam-packed with beach days, bar­be­ques, wine on the deck, and cruises on the boat. It’s a time of get-togethers galore and fre­quent spur of […]

Gifts for Grads

It’s that time of year again. As the weather gets warm and the school year draws to a close, we all know someone who’s cel­e­brating his or her last day, prep­ping for col­lege, the work­force, […]

By |May 2nd, 2015|Gifts Galore|0 Comments