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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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Composting, And It Feels So Good

Way back in May I came across this article from TheKitchn.com about composting without compost know-how/a yard or dedicated composting space/a garden/need for compost. I had been wanting to compost for a long time but wasn’t sure if we could. … Continue reading

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Crafty Corner: Embroidered MBTA Map

I love finding crafty inspiration and then just going for it. I saw this super fun NYC subway map embroidery project posted by Make Something on Instagram and I loved the idea. Boston’s subway is a lot less complicated so … 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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