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Holiday Chomping

Holiday shopping is a fun and exciting tradition of the season, but it’s not for the light-hearted. Everything from finding a parking space to using a coupon can escalate into an ordeal. You may find yourself circling the Walmart parking lot for 15 minutes, only to end up parking in the lot behind the back […]

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Off to Market

There is no shortage of great lunch spots in Concord! I’ve written about a few of my favorites, including the Little Creperie and Aissa Sweets. But you know the phrase, “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone?” Sometimes that’s true when it comes to restaurants, too. Luckily for me and the people of Concord, […]

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Bracing for the Tide

Brace yourself, the tide is coming. If you live in a populated area and have a short drive-way, there are waves of anxious candy-seekers headed your way on the 31st. So how can you prepare for the rush? A hefty stash of Halloween candy is a good start, and plenty of coffee to keep you […]

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Hanging On To Summer

Sometimes we hang onto things for too long. Like those Italian wafer cookies we received as a house warming gift two years ago that we feel bad tossing. Or our beloved VHS copy of The Sandlot we’re afraid to ditch even though we sold our VCR more than a decade ago. But other things are […]

Annual trip to Ray's Seafood restaurant: check!

Lobster isn’t Just Food, it’s Tradition (Plus a Recipe!)

For months, my social media feeds have been flooded with dreamy images of ice cream, summer produce, and locally-caught seafood. New Hampshire summers are very food-centric, and for many native Granite Staters, these foods are tradition. For me, this is especially true of lobster. As a kid, the Isles of Shoals was my home away […]