Christmas in Portsmouth New Hampshire

Christmas in Portsmouth New Hampshire

In the summertime, downtown Portsmouth is busy, especially with tourists, but in the winter, storefront windows are decorated with holiday finery, shoppers enjoy popping in and out of quaint boutiques, and the Christmas decorations on many of the antique homes is simply magical.

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Waking to fresh flowers and coffee - simple New England pleasures to start the day

Waking to fresh flowers and coffee - simple New England pleasures to start the day

There is just something about waking to the smell of coffee brewing and walking into the kitchen to see fresh flowers on the kitchen island.  Purchasing a bunch of flowers at a local farm stand, florist, or grocery store is one of my simple pleasures, especially during ...

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