The Fluffernutter is the sandwich of New England

In an age where we are becoming more and more defined by our food choices, it’s nice to know that while the menus continue to grow, we could always rely on those original comfort foods to be there for us. In New England, there’s only one. The fluffernutter is an age old sandwich here in…

The bright colors of a traditional New England fall have taken a year off

Despite the high hopes of another vibrant Autumn in New England, the color explosions we have experienced from years past have taken a year off. Why, you ask? Thanks to the extension of summer weather during late September and early October, paired with an unusually dry September, just wasn’t a match made in heaven for…

The one New England foliage map you need

Wether you are on a weekend quest to discover some of the best fall views that New England has to offer, or you’re a seasoned photographer looking to capture some impeccable shots, fall in New England is unlike any other place in the world. The one thing you need, is a reliable foliage map. That…

At Onyx, there is a whole lot more than just Connecticut moonshine

There’s nothing I could enjoy more than a good old fashioned speakeasy. Tucked away in a commercial building just east of Hartford, Connecticut is one of the coolest finds you may ever encounter, and it comes with a liquid treat. Step past a bookcase door and into Onyx, a small distillery cooking up the first…

No season is complete without a visit to Kringle Candle

Nothing says Autumn in New England quite like a good candle. When you’re working to bring the scents of the season indoors, it’s a pretty good bet that a candle is going to help you do just that. One of my favorite destinations to go on a candle shopping spree is Kringle Candle, located just…

Harvest season comes to Connecticut

One thing I love about living in Connecticut is… AUTUMN! You know, that totally awesome season between summer and eight months of winter? Yeah, it’s not only a season. It’s a lifestyle. Pumpkin spice everything. Okay, simmer down, pumpkin spice. You’re not the one all be all. This season is more notoriously known here in…

Top Autumn drives in New England

Every year I pick out my top three autumn destinations throughout the New England region. It’s always the worst decision of my life. It’s so hard to pick just three! I mean, have you seen this region this time of year? It’s jaw dropping, and here I am telling you I’m dedicated to picking out just…

Autumn is coming, and you better be ready

I am beyond excited for the changing of the seasons to begin. It has been a long summer here in New England, and I think we’re all about ready for it to change. Like, right now. C’mon, leaves, you can do it. Change colors already! Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. You know what…

A world away at the AMC Highland Center Lodge

I just arrived back home after what was an incredible time away in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Part of me reflects this morning as I write this column about just how simple life really is when you learn to just let go and be in the moment. Part of my journey to the…

The Climb to Mount Washington

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….. No, really. Hiking to the summit of Mount Washington here in New Hampshire has always been a dream of mine. Located in the White Mountain National Forest, it is the highest peak in the northeast at an altitude of 6,228 feet. It is the…

A Lifetime of memories await you in America’s vacationland

I recently just returned from Maine, and heeding the advice from my agent, I took it all in and we decided a column upon return would be more appropriate. I couldn’t agree more. I was able to be more in the moment, more in touch with myself and the physical surroundings of such an astonishing…

In Connecticut, a vineyard like a fairytale

A summer afternoon in the Connecticut countryside is unlike any other time in your life. The rolling hills, the warm breezes, and the smell of nature all around. What a lot of people don’t realize is that this little state, tucked between New York City and Boston, actually is the California of the east as…