Getting my Great British Bake Off on…

What inspires me to reboot the blog?  Pastry.  And lard.  And pork.  Can you handle it?   It is autumn here in New England - well, it's trying to be autumn - in truth, it feels like the summery July…

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Posted on October 16, 2017
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Reflections and Inspiration for the New Year

My, it has been a year, hasn't it?  And I haven't written anything for a couple of years!  But here I am, giving my little blog another go.  Before going much further, I might as well let you know what…

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Posted on January 1, 2017
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An Afternoon at Hildene…

So, something The Mister and I like to do during warmer months (when travel in VT is a bit easier), is visit some of the many historical treasures scattered around the northeast. As so much of America's history and beginnings…

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Posted on April 18, 2015
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Making Me Smile//3

It's the end of the work-week and for that I am really excited and grateful! And to celebrate, I think it is a good opportunity to revisit my "Making Me Smile" series…okay, it wasn't a series. I had hoped it…

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Posted on September 12, 2014
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My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Okay dear readers, I have been away for a while. I allowed a busy summer work schedule to pull me away from blogging, and I can think of no better way to dive back in than to help promote a…

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Posted on August 28, 2014
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Discovering a New Sound: The Shana Stack Band

Many moons ago (okay, it was only a few months ago), my friend and colleague Ed invited me to listen to his band, The Shana Stack Band, play at a local venue. As I was already familiar with a few…

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Posted on August 6, 2014
Posted by Meghan

Friendly Visitors!

One of my oldest and dearest friends lives three hours away - thankfully, she and I made a deal with each other years ago to make plans to do something fun every couple of months. We did not want to…

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Posted on May 6, 2014
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Sugar Shack Time!

As half my blog's name is 'Sugar Shacks', I felt it was about time to introduce you to a few local sugar shacks...well, sugar houses really. But first, some history. As most know, the maple tree and the maple syrup…

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Posted on April 11, 2014
Posted by Meghan

Sharing the Love…

Happy Valentine's Day to everyone, near and far! I know that there are lots of mixed feelings with regard to Valentine's Day. Many feel it is a corporate-driven holiday while others see it as being a day all about romance.…

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Posted on February 14, 2014
Posted by Meghan

Topper Shopper

Recently, a colleague commented on one of my winter hats. It is a big, bright, happy pink trapper hat with cute satin ties. You should know I love a good hat. And during the long New England winters, when one…

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Posted on February 12, 2014
Posted by Meghan
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