Buckling Up for Parenthood: Reflecting on Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

PSA: New and Expecting Parents ~ mark your calendar! For more information on Car Seat and Child Passenger Safety, join UPPAbaby’s Child Passenger Safety Advocate, Daniella Brown @UPPAcpsa and me @MC3Anna next Wednesday September 25th 9pm EST/ 6pm PST on Twitter #UPPAchat!  Bring your questions and join the Twitter Q&A.  The chat will be a great opportunity for […]

BDC Style Watch: Living Room Design with Dennis Duffy

Dennis Duffy of Duffy Design Group shares with us a beautiful living room in Weston, MA.  I LOVE that the Client’s original inspiration came from a hotel suite in San Francisco.  Can’t we all think of a hotel room we wanted to go “Eloise” over?!  I love the reminder that inspiration for our homes can come anywhere, […]

September Roasted Peach Cake

I’m 34 weeks pregnant and love the extra 300+/day calories the pregnancy books all agree I should be consuming!  It’s September in New England and peaches are ready for  pickin’.  This Peach Cake is a dense and moist homage to the dog days.   The majority of the peaches are roasted off in the oven […]

Boston Strong – Marathon Recovery

Like for so many, the bombings during Monday’s marathon have impacted me and AJ on a profoundly personal level.  Marathon Monday is a fantastic day in our neighborhood as we have the thrill of watching the runners race by, just two quick turns from the finish line.  It’s a day of innocence, of drive, of […]

Pan Roasted Monkfish with Siena Farms Summer Vegetables

Monkfish, or  “poor man’s lobster”, came in our Cape Ann Fresh Catch CSF this week!  Monkfish are opportunistic feeders and have a sweet tooth for shrimp, shellfish and sand eels.  The flavor  is rich, sweet and succulent reminiscent of lobster, without the hassle of a shell.  The texture of the meat is more firm than […]