Piattini: Newbury Street’s Little Segreto

Newbury Street has grown on me over the years.  It used to be the street I loved to hate.  Cringing at the tourists that came just to shop in the same stores they could find in just about any city anywhere and picking them out from the crowd was something my husband and I did…

Tea at The Taj: Relax and Indulge

This year, winter break is a nice long stretch.  The hustle and bustle of Christmas might have been a lot of fun, but perhaps you’re wiped out from the travel, the shopping, the wrapping, and the reveling.  On Facebook, I read about many friends who had to roll with the punches this Christmas with flu…

Jewelry à La Mode: Gemvara Pop Up

These days you can find or make just about anything if you try hard enough. Between DIY instructions pinned on a Pinterest, Etsy, online shopping on big sites like Amazon and then of course all the craft fairs as well as your favourite shops, the perfect gift is out there it is just a matter…