Category Archives: Boston

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, MA

On a gorgeous October day John and I visited the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline. Frederick Law Olmsted is known as the founder of American landscape architecture (more on that later).  In 1883, Olmsted established the world’s … Continue reading

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Working Port Cruise of Boston Harbor

Boston is one of my favorite places of all time – and I’m not just saying that because I have lived here all my life! It’s full of history and culture, has gorgeous weather, is super walkable, mixes green space … Continue reading

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Boston’s Best: Arnold Arboretum

So far this summer we’ve been lucky in Boston – the heat has been manageable and the weekends have been gorgeous. Seems like all the humidity and rain have happened during the week, which is fine by me since I’m cooped … Continue reading

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Boston’s Best: USS Constitution

I know I’ve said it so many times before but one of the reasons I love Boston so much is because I love being a tourist in my own hometown. No matter how long I’ve lived here, I always find … Continue reading

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Boston Strong

I wasn’t sure I wanted to write anything here about the tragic even that happened in Boston yesterday. The explosions went off around 2:50PM, I hurriedly left work an hour later, and I stayed glued to the TV all night … Continue reading

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Boston Flower and Garden Show

John’s mom visited from New Jersey in mid-March. The weather was still too wintery to do an outside activity so we brought Spring to us – indoors at the Boston Flower and Garden Show! The theme this year was Seeds … Continue reading

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Mimi Kirchner’s Owl Workshop at Gather Here in Cambridge, MA

You already know how obsessed I am with my local craft store/crafty class mecca, Gather Here. I’ve taken an embroidery class, patchwork class, zippered bag sewing class, and iPad cover sewing class there so far and loved them all. The … Continue reading

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