Thank Goodwill It’s Friday! Last night, I made it home to the arctic tundra of Boston, and y’all: They ain’t lying. The struggle is real. Snow is EVERYWHERE. It’s well below freezing with the wind chill. Luckily, I found the most amazing and fortuitous ($4.99) score at the South Lamar Goodwill before leaving Austin: a pure lambswool vintage Irish fisherman’s sweater that is quite literally saving my life.
Andrew and I bought a house — our first home — in Austin back on June 1st, and I’ve been dying to share our story with you.…
The thing I’ve always loved about living in Somerville — and about hosting yard sales — is how unassuming people are, chatting with random strangers, making an effort to meet their neighbors and connect with their community through the things we share in common.
The rumors are true: We’re moving! (More on that soon, promise.)
It’s fitting that our last official pop-up shop of the year is back where it all began, here in Somerville at The Davis Flea! Come visit this Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm for some vintage, handmade, reclaimed & repurposed shopping, live music & yummy food.
Tara said it best this week: “This weather, am I right?”
No worries, I’ve got at least six ways to show that rain who’s boss and Save Your Weekend.
Every Thursday night in the 80s, after my dad picked me and my siblings up from school in Lexington to spend the weekend with him up on Spring Hill, we would stop for fettucine alfredo at Mike’s or Happy Meals & the underground playground at McDonald’s (now the Starbucks) in Davis Square.
First Fridays Summer Block Party
Friday June 7th
5 to 10 pm
The Institute of Contemporary Art
FREE for ICA members, $15 for non-members
As if allergy season wasn’t enough, what is with this nasty summer cold that’s going around? Here’s hoping you haven’t been taken down by it like I have — or if you have, that you’re already making your way back to the land of the living in time to take advantage of the fresh summer fun happening around Boston this weekend.