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A Dog-Friendly Staycation

Last week, my husband participated in a local retreat for work, which included a two-night stay downtown. I took advantage […]

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A Spring Wish List

Can you believe this incredible weather we’ve been having? Yesterday afternoon, I worked from my outdoor office (my back deck) […]

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A Mid-Week Restorative Day

The more I travel, the more I realize that Boston truly is a city designed for walking! On any given day, I […]

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The Best Chai Latte in Boston

I’m currently sitting at the South End’s Caffe Nero, sipping on a warm, spicy chai latte. I love chai lattes, […]

Cocobeet Dining Out, Gourmand, Mind & Body

Cocobeet

Over the last few years, there has been an increased spotlight on health and wellness in Boston. Many new businesses have […]

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A Newcomer’s Guide to Boston

One year ago, I made Boston my home and I am so glad I did. While I had a lot […]

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Latte Art with Ogawa Coffee

Have you visited Ogawa Coffee in downtown yet? The Japanese coffee chain opened their first international location in Downtown Crossing […]

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Blind Girl Dates

I’ve lived somewhat of a nomadic existence for the past few years, moving to various cities (and countries) with my […]

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Our Favorite Boston Cafes

On this raw and rainy December day, we’re thinking about the coffee shops that we love in Boston, Somerville, and […]

Bonapita Dining Out, Gourmand

A Vegetarian Recipe from Ilan Barniv, Owner of BONAPITA

Last week we stopped by BONAPITA, a new lunch spot in Downtown Crossing, to check out the menu and have […]