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Day Trip to Greenport, Long Island – My Favorite “UnHamptons” Town

August 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Hamptons, US Travel

We decided to get away from the Hamptons scene and check out the North Fork – affectionately known as the UnHamptons to its residents.  The Hampton Jitney is running a new ferry service between Sag Harbor and Greenport.  In the past we’ve made this trip by car and via two different ferries (Sag Harbor to […]

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Heading to a Beach House? Coolest Hostess Gifts 2012

June 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Hamptons, Random Things That Make Me Smile, Travel Tips

Summer is almost upon us and perhaps you’ve landed a cool invite to the Outer Banks, Martha’s Vineyard or the Hamptons.  Remember to pack the sunscreen, a good attitude and your host or hostess gift. Here are my picks for summer 2012. Château St. Roseline Cuvee Lampe de Meduse Rosé  ($25) – a light fruity […]

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Why Owning a Vacation Home is no Vacation

June 1st, 2012 · 4 Comments · Hamptons, Random Things That Make Me Smile, Vacation rentals

I recently read an article in the NY Times about the huge increase in vacation home rentals  in the United States and abroad.  The take home message was that its not a “get rich quick scheme.”  I can attest to that.  However, besides making money  to offset the expenses of a second home, I think […]

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