SUMMER TRADITIONS ARE BEST SERVED WITH PIE

By Carla Neggers It’s summer! Unofficially, anyway. Despite a raw, rainy Memorial Day weekend, we’ve kicked off summer here on our hilltop in Vermont. For me, that means moving my favorite reading spot from by the fire to an Adirondack chair in the shade, or a comfy seat on the screen porch…or an...

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ORGANIZING A CREATIVE WORKSPACE THAT “SPARKS JOY”

by Carla Neggers With all the oh-so-tempting sales on all things that help us get organized, I’m not surprised to discover the National Association of Professional Organizers has designated January as “get organized month.” Everything has a place, everything in its place, right? Marie Kondo, who’s...

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HYGGE AND THE ART OF THE READING NOOK

by Carla NeggersWinters are long, cold and dark in northern New England where I live, but they’re made not just bearable but enjoyable with the Danish art of hygge. It’s a concept—an intentional way of life, really—that’s gained international popularity. Pronounced “hue-guh,” hygge isn’t a...

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FIVE CLASSIC SCARY MOVIES FOR HALLOWEEN

by Carla NeggersHappy (almost) Halloween! It’ll be different this year for many of us, but I’m seeing lots of people talking about lining up scary movies to watch. There’s even going to be a full moon this Halloween, a relatively rare event.Perfect. In honor of Halloween 2020, I’ve come...

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