Couples Time

Ideas for couples time – in and out of the house

Couple's Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard

COUPLE’S RETREAT TO MARTHA’S VINEYARD (FOR A DAY).

Last weekend the forecast promised a hot mid-September day, our kids had the plans of their own, and we found ourselves on the market for a “couple’s day” away ideas.   Living in a Boston suburb, there are day trips possibilities in any direction, but the plan did not seem to fall into place until … …

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Fete des Vendanges Celebrates Fall Harvest in Magog, Canada

2019 UPDATE: The Fete is happening over two weekends: August 31-September 1 & 2, and September 7-8! See you in Magog! If the name of this blog is of any indication, looking for ways to celebrate weekends is my passion!  On a recent September weekend (which happened to be our anniversary), we headed to Magog, …

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Choose Your Date And Celebrate End Of Season At Boston Ballet

For me, attending Boston Ballet’s performances is not only about admiring one of the leading and oldest American ballet companies, but also about spending time with my loved ones.  I carefully “plan” my Boston Ballet season by choosing which family member I will invite on which ballet outing with me.  I shared Romeo & Juliet with …

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Hot Tubbing for two in the heart of Cambridge, MA

Hot Tubbing for two in the heart of Cambridge, MA

My readers may know my passions for making birthdays special and for all things water.  My personal birthday usually combines the two, but for my Aquarius husband’s birthday in the beginning of February, I try to find other ways to make a splash so to speak (here is my post from his last year’s birthday …

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Shades of Sound: Spring Awakening on Stage. Date Night at the Boston Ballet.

For our March date night Vit and I were privileged to “awaken our senses”  and celebrate the (calendar) beginning of spring  with the Boston Ballet’s  Shades of Sound. (Thank you, Boston Ballet, for the tickets, and thank you, mom and dad for babysitting). Shades of Sound (runs March 19-29 at the Boston Opera House) is …

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Cooking Couples and Sticky Fingers: Cooking Classes at a Grocery Store

When a sleek glass-walled culinary center opened in the middle of our “neighborhood” Whole Foods (in Dedham, Mass.) the concept seemed new, but also so natural. We are used to celebrating food in any number of places, so why not at our neighborhood grocer as we do our weekly shopping runs? Whole Foods’ culinary center …

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The Meringue Affair

It all started 20 or so years ago with a first failed merengue (I don’t think I got as far as properly beating the egg whites to a desired consistency, let alone baking them) . I have tried again a couple of times over the years. Always failed, but never gave up!  It was the picture of the Pavlova cake …

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