Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mud Duds

With a weekend ahead of pumpkin carving, football tailgating, and walking through the leaves over to Beacon Hill for its spooky Halloween, I wish I had some of these warm fall classics in my closet. They are, kind of surprisingly, … Continue reading

Posted in Baby, Bags, Boy, City Year, Clothes, Girl, Her, Him, Outdoors, Shoes, Timberland, Travel | 1 Comment

‘Links for Learning

Some people hate ’em, and some people love ’em, and I definitely fall into the latter category due to the serious attention that they bring to communities in need of a little or a lot of help… About a year … Continue reading

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a la Betty Draper

My Grandmother, my dad’s mom, had at least one thing in common with Mad Men’s Betty Draper. Even after patiently tackling a sink full of dirty dishes from her seven children and their unruly offspring, her nails were always perfectly … Continue reading

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In the Pink?

We had a great weekend – a beautiful hike with views of Mt. Manadnock, a hokey pumpkin patch, an exciting Head of the Charles race for my little cousin who rows for the Middlesex School, and then collapsing on the … Continue reading

Posted in Baby, Boy, Clothes, Drinks, Gadgets, Girl, Her, Him, Holiday, Home Goods, Jewelry, NFL, Outdoors, Reebok, Shoes, Toys | 2 Comments

Out of Africa

As I’ve been writing and researching at work on this gloomy New England Monday afternoon, I kept daydreaming about the picnic with Paul Newman and Robert Redford that I concocted up earlier, and thinking there was something so familiar about … Continue reading

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Picnic with the Stars

As you may know, the famous actor Paul Newman started Newman’s Own, a company that donates 100% of profits to charity. Fill a Nantucket basket or picnic basket with a couple eco-friendly dishtowels and pretty serving spoons and some Newman’s … Continue reading

Posted in Drinks, Eats, Food, Her, Him, Hole in the Wall Camps, Home, Libations, Newman's Own, Newman's Own Foundation, Newman's Own Organics, Paul Newman | 1 Comment

Puppy Love

My office is having a casual day for a cause today, to support Breast Cancer awareness. If I could bring my pup, Blue, this is what he’d wear! (Benefitting at If I could play hookey and walk over … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Groups, Bags, Dog Lover's Wine Club, Drinks, For the Love of Pete!, Her, Him, Libations, Pet Gear, Pink-Link, Pup | 2 Comments