A Frozen Party

My niece, like most four-year-old girls lately, is deeply obsessed with the film “Frozen”. I know there’s an awful lot of hype surrounding this movie, and most of you feel a little (if not a LOT) fed up with the song “Let it Go”. . . but what four-year-old gets the concept of too-much-media-coverage? NotContinue reading “A Frozen Party”

Delta Rae is My Musical True Love

Allow me to introduce you to my absolute favorite band, Delta Rae. Now, as soon as I say favorite, I feel guilty, because there are lots of bands that I love quite dearly who compete for the lead, but I think that, after seeing them perform live,  Delta Rae has moved up to first place. DeltaContinue reading “Delta Rae is My Musical True Love”

Dance Details: Candyland Prom

If planning events (albeit somewhat informally) has taught me anything, it is that the devil is in the details, but so is the delight! If you get too caught up in details of an event, you can overlook the fun – but the right details can enhance an event magnificently! This year, our prom themeContinue reading “Dance Details: Candyland Prom”

Props to the Photobooth!

I submit that there are few (if any) events that would not be improved by the presence of a photo booth. I’m sure many could (and would) argue on the particulars of that statement. Funerals, for example, might be an inappropriate place for gloriously-silly, prop-laden photo antics . . . but really, I think itContinue reading “Props to the Photobooth!”

Paris Recommendations:

I have written about Paris before, complete with fairly descriptive recommendations and explanations for said recommendations. . . but with many friends about to embark on a Parisian adventure, I thought it was important to give some current,  somewhat succinct, and perhaps more practical suggestions for prospective visitors. 7 Things I Wholeheartedly Recommend in Paris: These are listed inContinue reading “Paris Recommendations:”

Nostalgia and Donuts

When I was little, my family somehow wound up with this novel device . . . After enjoying the Dazey Donut Factory throughout my childhood, I figured what better day than today, of all days, to mention it and the nostalgia it brings to mind. Today, being the first Friday of June, is National Donut Day.Continue reading “Nostalgia and Donuts”

Delicious Treats You Don’t Want to Miss in the Greater Boston Area

1. ANYTHING from Sugar Magnolia’s in Gloucester sign image via, french toast via This is the breakfast place that I take everyone to when they come to visit . . . and also the one that I go to WHENEVER I can come up with a reason to go out for breakfast! The food here is out ofContinue reading “Delicious Treats You Don’t Want to Miss in the Greater Boston Area”

[Salad] Bar NOTHING

Summer meals are sometimes less-than-appealing to plan . . . particularly if it happens to be on the hotter side. SO, I just thought I would remind you of an option that you may have written off! lettuce image via   That’s right. Now, salad sometimes sounds less-than-appealing. I mean, salad can just be soContinue reading “[Salad] Bar NOTHING”