Category Archives: Must See Shop

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

Nostalgia Exchange

I was in the Canal District on Saturday shopping at Brickyard Antiques, and stopped in to The Nostalgia Exchange for the first time. I took some photos to share with you.  You should really go see the place for yourself. … Continue reading


Market Season

SOWA Open Market is only one month away! I’m really excited to check out the new Antiques addition to the market.

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Get Green and Groovy

Next weekend I will be in Cambridge picking out a Necktie from the Lilian Asterfield collection (the last time I was at the market I was running the clothing swap and didn’t have time to pick one out). The Design … Continue reading

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The Design Hive

Our favorite independent designer market in Cambridge, The Design Hive just rolled out their calender for 2009 with a boat load of exciting events like fashion shows and wedding expos. I will even be hosting my first ever Boston Swap … Continue reading


Friends in the press

My friend Amy from Artifakori was recently featured in a story on Channel 5 Boston. You can check out the video here. I’m so excited for her. Congrats Amy, see you at the Clothing Swap on Monday.



I went in to the city this past weekend with my aunts and cousins for some serious shopping and girl time. If you haven’t seen New York City around Christmas you are really missing out. The window displays alone are … Continue reading


December 7th

Will be a good day for handmade items in Massachusetts. stART at the Station is a premiere holiday arts event with over 80 artists and crafters, food and more, just in time for all your holiday festivities! Hosted at the … Continue reading



Kate and I went in to Somerville yesterday to check out my new email buddy’s store Artifaktori. It was pretty easy to find and there was plenty of parking. The shop was larger that I had expected, and filled to … Continue reading



Second Time Around is coming to the Providence Place Mall. STA is a chain of contemporary, designer, consignment clothing & furniture stores that is always packed with amazing finds for a decent price. Check out their website. If you were … Continue reading

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Worcester gets Spoil’d

For years buying a new pair of designer jeans meant driving an hour out of town to Bloomingdales or Copley Square. Those days are now over and you can spend all the money you will save on gas on the … Continue reading



Bostons only weekly outdoor artesian market opens next weekend. SoWa hosts a wide variety of vendors, whether you’re looking for hand-crafted accessories, original art, antiques or just a fresh loaf of bread, you’ll find painters, sculptors, photographers, clothing and jewelry … Continue reading


Worth While

I’m in the mist of very special and top secret events for Kyle’s birthday (which is today…happy birthday babe), But I wanted to post about this website before I forgot. Worth While is a shop on King street in Charleston, … Continue reading


Henn House

The Henn House is a upscale indoor yard sale in Massachusetts that is open only the last full weekend of every month. I have always dreamed of doing something like this (but with clothes of course). Paula Hennessy’s Henn House … Continue reading


Oak Boston Is now OPEN

Oak is now open, I’m thinking I should brave the rain and hit the Mass Pike to check it out. Oak is located at 31 Gloucester Street, Boston. A cute quote from The Phoenix: For months, chain stores like Urban … Continue reading

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Envi is located at 164 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts (between Dartmouth & Exeter) They feature a growing selection of eco-conscious designers ranging from local artists to larger companies. Selling mostly items made with organic cotton, organic wool, vintage fabric, bamboo, … Continue reading