2019 Oscars Best Picture Challenge

January is proving to be a very cold, dreary and rainy month here in Connecticut! While the rain and overcast sky beckons me home to my Northwest roots, it feels like pure torture after living on California's sunny central coast. But the dreary weather presents a fun opportunity to take a challenge! This week's Golden…

5 Great Things to Do in NYC at Christmas

This weekend I checked off a maaaaaaaaajor item off my bucket list: experiencing New York City during the holidays. I say it all the time, but never in my life did I ever imagine the day I'd actually set foot in New York City, let alone during the holidays. Growing up this was something I…

10 Delicious Reasons to Visit Mystic, CT

While we've been living in Connecticut for six months, it took us only six seconds to go visit Mystic. And we've been back, virtually every weekend, ever since. Tucked between Groton and Stonington, this unofficial municipality is a charming seaport village with a huge secret: its thriving food and drink scene.Β Β Settled in 1654, Mystic was…