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    Our Last Morning In Newport

    October 7, 2014


    Catching up? Check out my posts from our Newport weekend! My Favorite Kind of Morning {Newport} Oysters and Wine + Date Night at Revolving Door {Newport} We Have a Baby This Year {Newport} The Lawn at Castle Hill + Grandma’s Fried Chicken {Newport} — Our last morning in Newport was a really nice one. Mal […]



    The second part of Sunday involved a trip to one of my favorite (possibly my favorite) places in Newport: The Lawn at Castle Hill. We go every year for drinks and it’s such a pretty spot for relaxing. Round of drinks! Please note the little hand waving from the stroller! Father like son! After our […]



    Hi, friends! HAPPY Monday to you! How was your weekend? Mine was quite lovely, and I still have a couple more posts for you from our Newport weekend. We had such a nice time! That said, here is a recap from yesterday morning! Sunday started with breakfast at Gary’s Handy Lunch. Mal and I randomly […]



    Heyyyyy! Here are some more adventures from Newport! We’re having a blast down here! The second part of Saturday involved walking around Newport and enjoying the sights and sounds of the city. Midway through our walk, it started to rain, so we popped into a restaurant to eat oysters and drink wine. We are so fancy. […]



    Hey, hey! I hope you’re enjoying the final moments of your weekend! I just wanted to pop in and share some fun adventures from our Saturday in Maine. Mal, Quinn, Murphy, and I visited our friends Dave and Marie (you might remember them!) and the newest addition to their family: Carly, their 5-week old daughter. Saturday morning […]


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    Hello CNC Readers! My name is Athena, from Rochester, NY.  I blog over at FitLifeBalance.com where I ramble about my multisport lifestyle, work (and occasional play) travel adventures, and reasons you should vote for me for Parent of the Year award. Tina has given me the opportunity to share some tips about a topic I […]


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    Last week, I had the opportunity to visit the new Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (The Inn has another location in Skaneateles, New York.) The Inn opened at the beginning of July, so it’s brand new and absolutely gorgeous! When I arrived, I immediately scoped out the grounds to see what the place […]