Volante Farms

Farmstands in the Fall…

Ah, farmstands. There’s nothing like a visit to a farmstand in the fall: pumpkins, decorative gourds, apple cider donuts, mums… I love my local farmstand, but it is small. We tried to visit it a few times this fall, but there was always a long line out front. Time to find another farmstand. We found […]

Flea market stall

Flea Life

Allen likes to paint. He has dozens of very cool paintings sitting in storage, so I suggested he try selling some at a local flea market. They should be on walls making people happy, right? Neither of us had sold at a flea market before, so when he was accepted to the Boston Hassle Flea, […]

Trader Joe's Brookies

Brookies and Peanut Butter Lovers Reese’s

Trader Joe’s is my main grocery store. I usually don’t pay the sweet treats section any mind, but the other day I decided to peruse it as I strolled by. Something caught my eye. Brookies. I do enjoy a good chocolate chip cookie once in a while and I love brownies. I was intrigued enough […]

Year 14

It’s frightening how fast 2017 has gone. It’s time for my 14th annual birthday list already. I started off strong with the help of my friend Daisy last weekend. We went to Harvard Bookstore’s warehouse sale, which happens twice a year. The last thing I need is more books, but I told myself I would […]

Bargain Shopping and Beer

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than bargain shopping and drinking beer? I grew up going to garage sales, flea markets, antique markets, you name it. So I was elated to finally make it to the Cambridge Antique Market.             Allen and I spent a couple of hours […]