• 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

    MarketStreet Lynnfield challenged me to put together my holiday gift guide with items available at their lifestyle center and it was a piece of cake. It’s the place where I do a lot of my shopping and I’m often there hanging out with my son, Crew (we love the little children’s play area and all of the dining spots). The suggestions below are my ideas for her, him, the kids and even the folks who are a little tough when it comes to finding an item that they’ll really like (and don’t already own).   For Her 1. & 2. The Marble & Copper…

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  • Newborn Baby and Mom Essentials

    When I was introduced to Jami Reyes, owner of Hip Baby Gear in Marblehead, MA, I was immediately impressed with how much knowledge she has about baby and kid products (much more than any person I’ve ever met). Once we decided to collaborate this summer and after many conversations with her, I knew that I had to share her product insights in a dedicated blog post. I wish that I had visited Hip Baby Gear before I had Crew because she would have helped me determine what products to add to my registry, including a mix of newborn must-have, transitional…

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  • North Shore, MA (North of Boston) Recommendations

    I grew up on the North Shore of Massachusetts and I’m so happy to be living there now as an adult. I often drive home from a busy day in Downtown Boston and feel like I’m heading to a vacation home since I’m a short drive from all of my favorite beaches and I have beautiful horse farms around me. I’m still close enough to a highway that takes me straight into the city so I don’t feel like I’m in the middle of nowhere. Many of the North Shore towns make great day trips for people in Boston or…

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  • In-Stock Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Items: Top Picks

    Today is the first day that the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens to the public (the sale continues through August 5th). All of my fave items, below, are ones that I saw in-store, currently own and/or tried on and are still available. My local Nordstrom had a good selection of items that were different than other stores and so many of the items are better looking than how they appear online. Here is a super streamlined selection of only the items that I think are the best marked-down items to consider getting during this sale (especially if you think you’ll want…

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  • Bridal Shower Ideas With a Flower Bar

    My mom and I co-hosted a bridal shower for my sister at her high school alma mater (inside one of the library rooms) and wanted to add a few touches to the event to make it extra enjoyable for guests. The flower bar set-up for guests to arrange their own mini bouquet to take home was probably the biggest hit (the ombré pink photo backdrop set up along one wall was a lot of fun too). Photos from the bridal shower are below, along with the names of the vendors that we hired and/or links to some of the items…

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  • DIY Bachelorette Party Hangover Kit

    For my sister’s bachelorette party in Las Vegas, I wanted to give all 15 girls a little something fun at the start of the weekend – a Hangover Kit! Granted, I don’t envision anyone getting too crazy hungover but the kit idea is cute and you never know how someone will feel after a long night out (we are celebrating in Vegas, after all). The key is buying a lot of stuff in bulk. Here’s the list of everything I included in the bags if you want to re-create something similar for an upcoming bachelorette party: Cloth drawstring goodie bag…

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  • The Summer Must-Have Sandals

    I really can’t stop staring at these sparkling sandals (under $100 too)…perfect all summer paired with anything and everything. Love the idea of wearing these to a beach wedding too.

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  • Life Lately: April 2018

    I have spent the entire spring waiting for summer…it’s true! That’s totally weather-related though. It’s been a much slower spring for me than past years, which has been nice. I’ve been able to relax on the weekends with my family, start a regular workout regime (more on that, below) and attend a bunch of fun events in the city (a knitting class at Third Piece, a cocktail party hosted by Urban Decay, an amazing private dinner with the Lindt Chocolates team, etc.). Here are some of the highlights of my spring, so far… The Justin Timberlake Concert with VerizonUp Verizon invited…

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  • What I’m Wearing: Garnet Hill Wrap Dress

    I was recently featured on Garnet Hill’s blog, Threads by Garnet Hill, showing a few different ways to wear the Brianna Surplice Knit Dress in colder weather. This dress is great because of the soft material, the extra lining and the fact that it can work in the spring and fall too.  Nice weather still feels pretty far away here in New England – I haven’t packed up my coats yet and I predict that we’ll get one more snowstorm before springtime. Since some folks have been asking about the other items that I wore in the photos, here’s the scoop: GARNET HILL WRAP…

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