Christmas cheer, decorating and amazing architecture in Newburyport, MA

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

Kitchen Tour in Newburyport (and more!)

Anytime I am invited to attend something in my favorite city of Newburyport in Massachusetts, I hop to it – regardless of distance (90 minute drive, without traffic) and traffic (two hours to get there yesterday!). So, I headed up to take in the annual Kitchen Tour in Newburyport which benefits the PTO of the Newburyport … Read more

It’s Spring! and a visit to Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

It’s Spring! and a visit to Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

Well, hello! How was your weekend? We in New England had a lovely spring snowstorm overnight. I’ve had about 5 inches so far, I guess. But luckily, this time of year, it will melt quickly. Meanwhile, my little RoyRoy ushered in spring with a strange limp that caused me to bring him to the emergency … Read more

Meeting Annie Selke of Pine Cone Hill and Dash & Albert Rug Company

Meeting Annie Selke of Pine Cone Hill and Dash & Albert Rug Company

(l-r) Linda Merrill, Erin Gates, Leslie Fine, Julianne Covino, Annie Selkie, Marni Katz, Tara Bellucci Last week, all the great ladies from the Annie Selke Companies invited a small group of design bloggers for an intimate dinner at Sel de al Terre in Boston.  In addition to meeting up with this great group of bloggers: … Read more