July 16th

Rhode Island Travels: Watch Hill

The other weekend Paul and I decided to visit Watch Hill. Located in the town of Westerly, RI, Watch Hill is a small coastal village filled with lobster rolls, chowder, and waterfront cocktails! Given that Rhode Island is such a small state, most things are about 30 minutes from your given location. Watch Hill was a bit... read more

July 15th

Summertime Getaway: Dominican Republic

A few weeks ago Paul and I went on a beach getaway with a another couple to the Dominican Republic and we lucked out with no rain the whole trip! The nights cooled off to be breezy, and remained that way just long enough to drink hot coffee vs. iced in the mornings. We spent the... read more

July 10th

Portland (ME) Packing

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, Paul and I are heading out to Portland, ME for a fun little getaway weekend! We hope to fill our days with lots of exploring, eating and boozing! Also, we will be quite active and will need to be prepared with comfy-yet-stylish attire. Check out what made it into our... read more

July 9th

Portland (ME) Planning

Paul and I leave for Portland (Maine) tomorrow and I couldn’t be more excited. We are taking a long weekend to have a mini-wedding anniversary celebration. We will have a more formal celebration in Sonoma in a few weeks. ‘Til then, we decided to revisit our fav New England city! Our last visit was lovely, but too... read more

July 8th

Summertime Picnics

In keeping up with my summer bucket list, I have been wanting to organize a beach-side picnic. Since we will be in Cape May for the next few days, now is the time! Besides packing the perfect cheese plate (I’m thinking some Iberico, Manchego, and maybe a Roncal – what can I say we love... read more

July 4th

Happy Fourth!

Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays mainly because it is an excuse to celebrate (and because its warm)! Gotta love any party that happens when it’s warm and sunny! The past two years we spent the holiday in DC, which was just lovely. DC had such spirit over the long weekend and... read more

July 3rd

Fashion on the Fourth: Beachside

Kileen and I may differ on what we’d like to do on a warm, summer’s day (the classic beach vs. pool discussion), but there’s no debating beachside fashion. Below you’ll find some of our favorite summer attire, all of which is perfectly designed for a weekend at the beach (but don’t forget your sunscreen)!! Now our only question... read more

July 2nd

Fashion on the Fourth: BBQ

Let the countdown to the holiday weekend begin! To help plan for the long weekend, I will be featuring several Independence day-related posts throughout the week! For a BBQ, it’s essential to have things that are portable, low maintenance, and reliable. I would recommend making a sangria the night before (hint: always add a champagne... read more

July 1st

Summer Bucket List

It is officially the start of July and with any luck, Paul and I will finally be able to start checking things off our summer bucket list during a couple of upcoming trips! Host a World Cup Party for the last game: make this, this and the Messi’s Press Cocktail. Go Messi!!!!! Sip cocktails on the... read more