Personally, I find spring the perfect time to go for a long walk, aka, a “hike,” if you will. I hate to sweat, so summer is pretty much out for me, and walking with a heavy coat and freezing fingers doesn’t appeal to me either. But spring, with its cool temps, low humidity and pretty foliage everywhere is ideal, especially when it means you can warm up with a seasonal beverage … [Read more...] about Take A Hike! Five Spots to Explore This Spring
There’s a chill in the air, the beaches are much less crowded, and the leaves are crisp and colorful. That can only mean one thing here in New England. It’s time to throw on a scarf, order up a pumpkin spice latte and celebrate the season at one of our many local farms. Sure, you can get your pumpkins at the grocery store, but we all know that picking them yourself is half the … [Read more...] about 5 Festive Farms for Fall Frolicking
If you think that the joys of Misquamicut must end at Labor Day, think again! Join in on the food, fun, and festivities for a three-day family-friendly entertainment experience at the annual FallFest September 13-15!Up through the 1970s, Misquamicut had been known for sand and surf, family-friendly fun, and vibrant nightlife, but it hit a rough patch during the 80s and 90s. … [Read more...] about FallFest 2019: An Autumnal Celebration at the Beach
It’s hard to believe summer is almost gone. Are you ready for autumn? I’m not! But there are a few things that I love about the changing of the seasons.For one, the chilly, crisp fall mornings are nice. Makes me want to start drinking hot coffee and tea again. Also, all those fall-themed foods: apple pie, slow cooker chili, roasted acorn squash, pumpkin muffins. Okay, there … [Read more...] about End of Summer, Start of Fall To Do List
One of the visual cues of Fall, or “Autumn,” as the proper people say, is the sight of plump orange pumpkins on steps, porch railings, stone walls, in piles outside of grocery stores, and at local plant nurseries and farms. Smaller pumpkins can be spotted on work desks, in store windows, and on daycare and elementary school windows made out of construction paper. Pumpkins are … [Read more...] about Autumn and Pumpkins and Hayrides, Oh My!