Holiday Shopping Guide: Pawsome Gifts for the Dog or Dog Lover on your list

RoyRoy's Corner silhouette of short hair dachshund, gifts for dogs

If you follow me on Social Media, you will know that my little boy RoyRoy has been suffering from IVDD (Intervertebral Disc Disease) since September. IVDD is a genetic disorder that effects up to 25% of all dachshunds and usually comes on between 4 and 7 years old. RoyRoy turns 6 in February. While it’s … Read more

Christmas cheer, decorating and amazing architecture in Newburyport, MA

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Newburyport Holiday House tour on Saturday and this year, we were treated to some amazing homes and lovely, though not ostentatious, holiday decorating. The House Tour is put on and benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum of Newburyport. The first house I visited was the 1774 Lowell-Tracy-Johnson House, … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour: Toppan-Whitney House

I wrote about three of the houses I visited at the 2015 Newburyport Holiday House Tour the other day, but wanted to share the Toppan-Whitney House in its own post because it’s on the market – so we get more insider photos! The Toppan-Whitney House is a brick Federal-era home built in 1804 and is … Read more