Guest Post & Recipe: CJ Hauser’s Lobster Rolls

Today’s guest post comes from CJ Hauser, author of the The From-Aways, an irreverent story of family, love, friendship, and lobsters set in Maine. Try out her family recipe for lobster rolls and dive into her debut novel- a perfect summer pairing!   Mine is the sort of family that celebrates with seafood. Birthdays, special occasions, and … Continue reading

Cheers: The Nantucket Eight Ball

Even in the dead of winter, Lulu Powers’ blond hair, bright clothes, and effervescent personality conjure up a summer vibe. Or maybe it’s just that she perfectly blends the best of New England warmth with Los Angeles style, so that we all feel sunnier at her parties. Whatever it is, there is no one else … Continue reading

Fight off Fall with Peaches and Pork

You can always tell it’s late summer when the sun arrives late to the dawn, or when a cool breeze raises the hair on tanned arms. Fall is twiddling his thumbs right around the corner, waiting for summer to fold up her beach umbrella and head of out of town for the next nine months. … Continue reading

End-of-Summer Party Secrets from Emily Post’s Great Get-Togethers

Labor Day is upon us, for better or worse, and it’s time to get thinking about your plans for the upcoming weekend. If you’re like me and have waited until the very last minute to pull together your farewell to summer soirée, you’ve come to the right place. In my haste to get ready for … Continue reading

Rick Rodgers: “Essence of Summer” Salad

Summer is winding down. I can practically hear the days ticking away like an old-fashioned alarm clock. I stalk my local farmer’s market, filling paper bags with gorgeous produce to savor at home before my favorite fruits and vegetables disappear until next summer. Sure, we can all buy melons, tomatoes, corn, peaches, and plums throughout … Continue reading