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Gardening for beginners

Spring is here which means its time to get the gardens back in shape after a long season of cold and snow. I love the idea of having a garden but don't have to best of luck keeping plants alive. Instead of throwing in the towel, I'm staying optimistic and giving this garden my best shot this spring! Here are some tips and tricks to keep your gardens alive and flourishing this season!  Plan out your garden Do some research first. Find out what soil is best for your plant, how much sun is needed and when the best time to plant is. For some frost dates visit this website as well as this calendar for specific planting dates.  Water your plants...

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South End Open Market @ Ink Block 2016

April is officially here which means the countdown for the South End Open Market @ Ink Block has begun! Back for the 13th Season, the South End Open Market is now in a new location at the Ink Block in Boston's South End. Opening Day is Sunday May 1st, and the Market will be open every Sunday through October. With three markets combined in one, It is a day trip all of it's own, full of handmade goods, delicious eats, and fresh produce. Fiber and Water sets up in the Arts Market along side over 100 other local designers and artisans selling high quality and locally made art. After you are done shopping for gifts for family and friends, treat...

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Fun Easter Recipes

With Easter less than a day away, I am left scrambling for a new, fun, kid-friendly Easter recipe to make. Thanks to Pinterest, this task wasn't as hard as I thought. Here are some great Easter recipes that will have the whole family smiling! Click the image for full recipe details. Veggie Bars Oreo Dirt Cake Fruit Egg  Neon Easter Deviled Eggs    Easter Bunny Bread Bowl  Happy Easter Everyone! Don't forget to take advantage of our Easter Sale.  

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Wanderlust Pt. 2

Wanderlust continues with a destination very close to my heart: GREECE. Strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, Greece is one of the most beautiful places I have come across. Typically when I travel to a place, I enjoy everything it has to offer, cross it off my bucket-list, and find another new location to explore. But Greece is one of those special places that once you visit, you count down the days until you can return.  I visited Corfu, Athens, Myknos, Patmos, and Santorini during my time there and they all offered something a little different. With the exception of Athens--which unfortunately is in rough shape--you cannot go wrong in any of those spots. Greece is rich in...

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Wanderlust Pt:1

Planning your next Spring destination? Here are my top favorite places ever traveled!  1) Italy: If I could pack my bags and move anywhere I wanted, it would be Italy. I just fell in love with the culture, the people, the lifestyle, the beauty, and of course, the food. I love Italy so much that I'm dedicating this entire post to it.  Florence, Italy: Hands down the best food I have ever had (which says a lot for a foodie like myself). I mean who doesn't like Italian food and beautiful culture? Venice, Italy: Probably the most romantic place I will ever visit. This is a mecca for honeymooners. As single ladies, my friend and I ran out of things to...

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