Modern Way to Wear Chanel (or any) Tweed Jacket

What’s a girl to do when her fashion budget is slim? Quietly head to your mom’s or grandmother’s closet and see what you can poach! They have years worth of accessories and clothing stockpiled. Do this on your next visit home and you will be rewarded with a new wardrobe! If you “borrow” in a stealth manner,… 

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie with Cream Cheese Frosting Tower

Move over Miss New England Cider Donut! There’s a new gal in town and she’s going to give you a run for your money! Yes, cider donuts, especially cider donuts made fresh and served up hot at New England apple orchards are admittedly a culinary marvel. However, I would argue that Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are… 

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Eventide Oyster Co Review, Portland ME

Eventide Oyster Co Review

What to do when a Brit comes to visit New England? Take him to Maine for some of the best seafood New England has to offer. Now, seafood offerings in New England can go two ways. There are classic New England Clam Shacks that serve your typical lobster roll and fried seafood plates. Authentic, delicious… 

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Runway for Recovery, Revere Hotel Boston

Runway for Recovery and Buggy Designs

Last night I felt privileged to participate in Runway for Recovery at the Revere Hotel in Boston. Runway for Recovery is a wonderful organization founded by the fabulous Ms Olivia Achtmeyer to honor her late mother Candy who bravely fought a ten year battle against Breast Cancer. Runway for Recovery aim is to raise money to benefit… 

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New Arrivals: Monogram Leather Bags!

Monogram Leather Bags and Accessories by K.slademade have arrived at Buggy Designs! K.slademade is one of our favorite young, up and coming designers. Her oh so stylish and on trend Monogram Leather Bags are beautifully crafted in lovely colors and proudly Made in the USA. Some of my favorite new pieces in this collection include the… 

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Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Kale Salad with Tahini dressing Recipe

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing is not just good for you, it is absolutely delicious! Whether you are a vegetarian or a full blown carnivore, I promise this Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing recipe is a perfect vegetarian main course or a colorful side dish with your big beefy steak. I know lots of you are… 

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Splurge or Save: Suede Over the Knee Boots

Over the knee boots

Fact: Over the Knee Boots are all the rage this Fall. Whether to invest your hard earned dollars in Over the Knee Boots is another story. I have been lusting after Stuart Weitzman’s 5050 Boots since last year, but my bank account indicated I should look for a less expensive Stuart Weitzman alternative. This Splurge or… 

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Columbia Road Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is a London gem. Each and every Sunday, rain, sleet or shine, Columbia Road transforms itself into an oasis of flowers, foliage and a bustlin’ street filled with happy Londoners stocking up on sweet smelling flowers for a mere fiver. This East London Sunday hot spot, aka Columbia Road Flower Market,… 

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Modern Monogram Clutch SALE at Buggy Designs

I am refusing to give into the dark hues of fall completely. Here in New England the weather is still quite balmy. With jean on jean fashion having made a comeback, and khaki skirts refusing to ever go out of style, I thought why not offer a sale on Buggy Designs popular Bordered Modern Monogram… 

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Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe

Fresh Tomato Salsa, Pico de Gallo, Salsa Fresca, Salsa Mexicana, or just plain Salsa, whatever you call this glorious concoction, Fresh Tomato Salsa should be in every cooks repertoire. Yes, Fresh Tomato Salsa is great when served with the old standard guacamole and chips (check out Buggy Blog amped up Confetti Guacamole Recipe for a perfect… 

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In the Works: Monogram iPhone 6 Cases by Buggy Designs

Buggy Designs is personally jumping feet first into the Monogram Cell Phone and Tech Case world! We have carried many personalized cell phone case vendors for several years and will continue to carry our favorites, BUT I really have had a hankering to get back to the drawing board as designing patterns is a passion of… 

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15 Favorite Over the Knee Boots for Fall

Boot season is back (hiphip hooray!) and while there are a lot of fall boot styles out there these days, I am most over the top about Over the Knee Boots! Here’s the thing with Over the Knee Boots: they are adorable and fashionable if worn correctly. Forget wearing low plunging shirts and tight tops… 

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Al Fresco Dinner at Home: Grilled Fish with Latholemono

After a long day of work, for me there’s nothing better than coming home, pouring a glass of cold, Provencal Rosé, lighting up the charcoal grill to the tunes of the Gypsy Kings while preparing a Mediterranean feast. Greek, Italian and Provencal food is both comforting and healthy, easy and delicious. Really, as long as… 

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Fall Must-Haves on Sale!

Best Fall Sales

Labor Day Weekend summer Sales have come and gone, luckily I have found some great fall sales, filled with fashionable and stylish fall clothing and accessories to share with you. Today may be the hottest day of the year in New England, but cooler weather is right around the corner and you will be happy you snagged… 

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Ultimate Lobster BLT Recipe

Lobster BLT on Brioche

Sweet Maine Lobster + Crispy Applewood Smoked Bacon + juicy, oozy heirloom tomatoes + warm, buttery brioche = one other worldly Lobster BLT. Memorial Day Weekend I kicked off the beginning of summer with a Classic New England Lobster Roll Recipe. Yesterday I had a eureka moment and thought why not close out the summer with another great… 

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