Category Archives: Must See Shop

Tips and reviews of my favorite shops, stores and Local places

Twigs and Heather

Over the past 7 years running this blog, I must have mentioned Twigs and Heather a at least a dozen times! I absolutely love their jewelry! Each of their twigs, shells, flowers and bark creations are cast in Sterling Silver … Continue reading

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Wendy Baker

How I never met Wendy Baker is beyond me. We seem to travel in the same circles searching for pretty old stuff! Wendy makes funky jewelry out of unused vintage jewelry stock and other interesting old neglected elements. Look for … Continue reading


Popko Shop

I always love visiting the Popko displays at StART on the Street! Their display is very well designed and kinda reminds me of my childhood science fair…only more beautiful! Rest assured no butterfiles were harmed in the making of her … Continue reading


Crimson and Clover

Next weekend is StArt on the Street! It’s Worcester’s biggest art festival, run by some of my favorite people and it’s easily my favorite event in the city! I thought I would take the week to show you my favorite … Continue reading

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Viola Lovely

Viola Lovely is one of those names I heard over and over again in the Boston fashion scene. But it never really sunk in till my fashion sole-mate started working there. When Janine started to describe the store and told … Continue reading


Silver Buffalo Gallery

One of my favorite Features on this blog has always been the “Must See Shop” section. As a local business owner, I know how important word of mouth is. So when I am blown away by a shop, I want … Continue reading


Canal District Swap Recap

I know we already recapped the event over on The Swapaholic’s Blog. But I like to add the photos here in case you guys missed them. Also, I wanted to add a special thank you here for the businesses that … Continue reading



I hope you can join Somerville Local First on June 12th for Somerfun a FREE street festival. They will have over 50 participating organizations from Local Retailers and Artisans to Farmers, Nonprofits and Artists. Throughtout the event, SomerFun will have a neighborhood wide … Continue reading

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StART Spring Edition

I know what your thinking…It’s not September yet!! StART on the Street has added a spring event which includes over 135 local artists and crafters selling their handmade wares along with performers, area restaurants, youth activities and more assembled on … Continue reading


StArt at the Station

This Sunday December 6, 2009 at stART at the Station! A premiere holiday arts event with over 120 artists and crafters, food and more, just in time for all your holiday festivities! Hosted at historical Union Station, Worcester’s renovated train … Continue reading

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Dress up, Artifaktori Style

Artifaktori’s Vintage Dress Up event was last night, I had spent the whole day working at the Design Hive, so I was really looking forward to some relaxing girl time. The dress up party was at Upstairs on the Square … Continue reading


Tuesday= total bust

So last night I met Kyle in Watertown for Dinner and then headed over to The Paradise because we had tickets to see La Roux (which I was super excited for) only to find out the show was postponed,  bummer. … Continue reading


Savers $50 Challenge

A few weeks ago I was invited by to take part in the Saver’s $50 Challenge. They sent me a $50 gift card to spend in their store and challenged me to create a fashionable outfit for fall. I’ve … Continue reading


The Hab is Boston Bound

This Sunday Haberdash makes its first trip in to Boston. Join the shops at South Street this Sunday July 26th for a Block Party and BBQ on the mall, Art, Music, Icy Treats and summer Refreshments, provided up and down … Continue reading


Ladies in the place with style and grace

If you attended the Canal District Swap their is a good chance you took our map and headed over to Alexis Grace Consignment. Before Alexis Grace opened I remember driving down Harrison street and dreaming about opening my own store … Continue reading