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October House Rental

Ahoy! Live like a sea captain at The Mystic Seabreeze Vacation House. Panoramic views… walk to town! Renting  weekly in October $1400. Entire month of October $4000. Perfect for leaf peeping season and exploring New England! Sleeps six. Contact…

Paradise Found!

A stay at "Paradise Cove at Lemon Bay" is a retreat like no other! Waterfront cottages full of seaside style and original art. Located in the Old Florida Town of Englewood. Bayfront beach and long dock with pavilion for dolphin, manatee,…

Field Trip to History

MacDuff and I ventured inland to...  Concord, Massachusetts for history lesson. I was about 12 when my parents took us to the sites of the Battle of Lexington and Concord on Patriots' Day. I can still hear the fife & drum and smell…

Fave 2018 Events in the Ocean State !

South Country RI :  http://www.southcountyri.com/  Sun. May 20th 9-3 Westerly Garden Market in beautiful,Wilcox Park ... lots of great plants and shrubs!! Sat. May 26th 10-5 Virtu Art Festival in Wilcox Park Westerly ... nice, little…

Chamard Vineyard in Clinton, CT

 Tucked away in Clinton, Connecticut, is a French Bistro which happens to in the center of  vineyards ... Chamard Vineyards.     My good friend, Kelly and I sipped the crisp, dry Estate Rose 2015. It was the perfect complement to our…

Chester Holiday Market!!

    Strolling through quaint Chester, CT after a freshly fallen snow ... like an old New England postcard!      We began our day with brunch at Simon's Market! Steel cut oatmeal, omelettes, grilled cheeses and  oh! a piece of…

Lighthouse Cruising

You don't have to be a lighthouse fanatic to love this "Lights and Sights" Lighthouse Cruise!! The high-speed Sea Jet Cruise lasts 2 hours past 8 lighthouses, a few mansions, and a fort! The tour guide shares interesting facts and they slow…

Autumn = Clydes Cider Mill

      Tucked away in Old Mystic lies the only steam-powered apple cider mill in the country! B.F. Clyde started making cider in 1881 and the family continues the tradition today!! Clydes is open everyday September to December. The lines can…

Stay in a Lighthouse

Rose Island Lighthouse              Newport, RI     http://www.roseisland.org      Rose Island Light is a just a boat ride away from the tourists of Newport, Rhode Island! Set in the middle of Narragansett Bay, tiny Rose Island,…

“There’s no place like home!”

Maybe the best journey you can take is   …   right here at home! Peek into my “She Shed”… "Yes, She Shed!” Napping, blogging, reading! Who needs tools anyway? How to create your own           "She Shed" . . . -…