• The Colonnade Hotel


    Hi, friends! Happy, happy, happy Friday! I’m not sure if you noticed, but I did a little less blogging this week. After my digital detox over the weekend, I realized that I really need to take care of myself and not work so much and, well, sleep, so that’s exactly what I did. I actually went […]


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    I receive a ton of questions from readers about where to stay when they visit Boston. I’m always hesitant to give my recommendations because I’ve only stayed at two hotels (now three) in the area. All of my family lives locally and when my friends visit, they stay at our house, so I just haven’t […]


    Well Rested

    January 14, 2011

    Mal and I had a really early flight to Phoenix today, so we decided to stay at a hotel in Boston last night and just grab a cab to the airport this morning. It made our morning so much easier. Now that we live outside of the city, we took the commuter rail into Boston […]



    August 23, 2010

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    Carrots ‘N’ Cake is getting a facelift tonight! I hope you’re ready!! 😉 Did you know that CNC once looked like this? Yep, that was the good ol’ Blogger days. In September 2008, Carrots ‘N’ Cake received its current look and hasn’t changed all that much since. However, in the past few months, you’ve probably […]


    The Colonnade Hotel

    June 22, 2010


    Remember a couple of months ago when I asked readers for their Boston hotel recommendations? Well, it turns out that one of my readers works at The Colonnade Hotel, so she invited me to visit so I could experience the hotel firsthand. To be honest, I didn’t know much about The Colonnade, but when Katie, […]