tall tales, saybrook point inn, old saybrook, ct

Saybrook Point Inn Marries Past and Present with Tall Tales

Deb Travel 24 Comments

As a lover of historic architecture, imagine my delight at being invited to stay at Saybrook Point Inn’s new guesthouse, the recently opened Tall Tales. My husband and I made the short trip to Old Saybrook on a Friday afternoon, ready to relax and enjoy this quiet seaside resort and spa. Tall Tales is a detailed recreation of an Italianate …

newport, rhode island, colonial, holidays

7 Reasons to Visit Newport in the Winter

Deb Historic Doors, Holiday Doors 19 Comments

Have you ever considered going to Newport, RI in the winter? Normally Newport conjures up images of sun, surf and sailing in Narragansett Bay. However, there is something to be said for visiting a major summer tourist destination in the off-season. For the last two years we have visited Newport shortly after Christmas. The first time we weren’t sure what …

guilford, connecticut, shoreline, new england, architecture, adirondack chair

Two Bloggers, Two Cameras and One Gorgeous Town

Deb Architecture, Everyday Doors, Historic Doors 12 Comments

As a fairly new blogger, I can tell you that it is a┬ávery solitary existence at first. You sit at your desk trying to figure out how the heck to use WordPress, what photos to choose, what topic to write about. Then you throw it all out there into that world we call the Internet and you just hope someone …

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The Front Door Project Visits: Naples, Florida

Deb Architecture, Coastal Doors, Everyday Doors, The Front Door Project Visits 2 Comments

You all know I’m a New England girl, and likely always will be, but I know I’m not alone when I say I am “so over” winter! Somehow winter seems festive and fresh through the holidays. I can’t wait for that first snowfall. Then I spend January making peace with it and attempting to appreciate the season. By February – …