Top 10 US Open Tennis Tips for Visiting Flushing Meadows

As many of our Buggy Designs customers and Buggy Blog readers are big tennis fans, I thought I would pass on my Top Ten  US Open Tennis Tips (plus a few bonus tips!) to make your time at the US Open more enjoyable. Labor Day weekend for New Englanders may be bittersweet but if you are a tennis… 

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Hen of the Woods Linguini

Yesterday, I received a text (along with the below iPhone snaps) from my grandmother reading, “Due to my good fortune, our friend Natalie who is an expert forager, gathered these fabulous Hen of the Woods, more appropriately called Chicken of the Woods. I sautéed the mushrooms with shallots, garlic and organic butter, deglazed with Madeira… 

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Brand Spankin’ New Buggy Blog!

Woohoo! Finally, after many sleepless nights, lots of espresso iced coffees, and  many design iterations, Buggy Blog 2.0 is here at last! I have been working on the new template for quite some time, pouring over every little detail, in hopes of making your viewing experience easy breezy and fun! Here are some exciting changes and additions… 

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One Kings Lane Conversational Art Pieces

Affordable art buying opportunity! One Kings Lane is currently having a sale on art reproductions that I am totally crushing on. This art collection of conversational pieces from One Kings Lane offers art at reasonable prices (more than half off!), featuring eye catching works with fun colors and a good dose of abstracts from contemporary artists…. 

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Harry’s Somerset Birthday Weekend

Last you heard of Harry’s Somerset birthday weekend, we were buying Cider at Wilkins in Mudgley. Our next destination was to find the best strawberries Somerset had to offer. As everyone requested a repeat of strawberries and cream a la H’s birthday party 2013, the pressure was on! If you have ever experienced a British summer,… 

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The RealReal is the Real Deal

Do you remember when members only flash sales sites first became popular? We flocked to them in hopes of snagging the most amazing deals at bargain basement prices. Two of my favorite weathered looking Donald J Pliner boots, one short and one tall were bought on Rue la la for about $49/69each(original price $350/425) a… 

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Cocktail Hour: Blackberry Bramble Smash

Ms Mint Julep please say hello to Mr. Dark N Stormy. Let’s marry you both together to make one hell of a Blackberry Bramble Smash. Blackberry season is finally in full New England swing! Every year I await with great anticipation the first deep purple bursts of heaven to appear amongst our out of control… 

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Wilkins Farmhouse Cider, Somerset

My first weekend in England was spent down in England’s West country, in the beautiful county of Somerset. About twelve hours off the plane in London, I left the Big Smoke for quiet villages, ripening orchards, open fields dotted with cows, farmer filled pubs and the anticipation of one hell of a party! Harry was… 

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Italian Fashion at Victoria & Albert Museum

A trip to London would not be complete without a visit to Victoria and Albert Museum (last posted here).  I have spent many hours doing usual museum stuff in the V&A. Ya know, roaming the gallery halls, visiting special exhibitions, sketching the beautiful architecture in the courtyard, eating and maybe a little drinking in the… 

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Monogrammed Desk Calendars

Rabbit, Rabbit! Wishing you all bella fortuna August and beyond. Now is the time to start getting ready for Fall’s busy schedules. Our Monogrammed Desktop Calendars and Personalized Stationery will keep you organized in style.Calendars are available for any 12 month period – you choose the beginning month and year! Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on… 

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Best of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

Only 4 days left of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, until prices go up August 4th! Your Fall/Winter fashionista self will be thankful for stocking up on these goodies early and on major sale! JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Click on Product above to shop the look (you will… 

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Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

A perfect detox breakfast; day 1. Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese and Mint, drizzled with honey and chased with my favorite Green Juice Mango Smoothie. Just what the Dr ordered after a vacation filled with fish and chips, Eton Mess, cream teas, and lots of hard cider and cocktails!  Watermelon and Feta may seem like… 

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Blueberry Crumb Square Bars

We have officially entered into what I call, “if-we-lived-in-California-life-would-always-be-like-this phase”. The days are hot and long and the farmers are showing off Mother Nature’s best.We may have an abbreviated growing season in New England but I like to think we appreciate each and every moment. This week our blueberry bushes have begun to burst with… 

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Back in Stock: Monogram Tennis Bags!

Great news, our Monogram Tennis Bags are back in stock! Nostalgic yet thoroughly modern with spot on colors.This preppy monogrammed tennis racquet tote features exterior storage for up to 2 tennis racquets, a large exterior pocket, and one large main compartment with zipper closure, perfect for keeping tennis balls, a towel, sneakers and change of… 

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Allie’s Nantucket Birthday Weekend Part 2

The following morning we had a hearty breakfast and retold war stories from the previous evening, then piled into a great old van outfitted with beach chairs as seats and headed off to Sanford Farm for a long walk and maybe a skinny dip! Saturday afternoon we beached it again then headed to Cisco Brewery… 

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