Seven Hills Inn: Farmhouse, “Cottage” and Inn in Lenox, MA

My husband & I celebrated our 10 year anniversary this year, and instead of our planned trip to Tulum, Mexico we thought heading out to Western Massachusetts for two nights seemed like a more sensible and safe way to celebrate. The leaf peepers were already packed up and home, but the weather forecast showed almost…

Nichols House: 1804 Beacon Hill Townhouse

I visited the Nichols House prior to popping the champagne for a friend’s birthday this past weekend. A hidden gem located on Beacon Hill just behind the Massachusetts State House, this house somehow blends in yet stands out among the rows of pretty brick townhouses that make up the famous neighborhood. I love a Boston…

Kensington Palace: The King’s State Apartments

Hi, my name is Candice, and I’m obsessed with the British Royal Family.  I can’t help it. It’s been one of my obsessions since I was young, probably thanks to Disney and the whole fairytale aspect, which of course, is a gross misrepresentation of what I can only imagine it is actually like. As a…

Naumkeag: Berkshire Summer “Cottage”

As I was planning my trip out to the Berkshires to visit the Merwin House, I did a few google searches on other activities we could do over the weekend and one name kept coming up: Naumkeag. Not a word or name that I had seen or heard before – but it quickly got added…

Merwin House: “Tranquility” in the Berkshires

The Merwin Home is the western-most home in Massachusetts that Historic New England owns, located in Stockbridge, MA. Stockbridge is located in the heart of the Berkshires, and if you haven’t been, you should go! I actually went to college in Western Massachusetts, but didn’t really explore too much – what a dummy (but of…