Yes, I know Old Sturbridge Village is the place kids go on their school trips but, I love it and if anything is going to ignite the tired … Continue reading Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA
Dear Reader, Clearly I didn’t realize how popular this blog was going to be. We have had over 2000 views to date. I thought this would be an online map/ journal for me primarily. Somewhere accessible that I could keep … Continue reading Books and Baubles – gets a home of it’s own
This place is a rare beast, a newly opened record store. I’ve made a couple of visits, most recently picking up a copy of The Stone Roses from 1990. Such a flood of memories both hearing it and seeing it … Continue reading Records, The Good Kind – Vernon CT
Books And Baubles is the place I keep track of all the used book stores, thrift stores, consignment boutiques, vintage clothes stores, craft marketplaces, flea markets, tea rooms, museums, cafes, record stores, bead emporiums, stationery shops and any other shiny place I found and enjoyed in and around New England. Most of them are in CT or within a couple of hours drive from Middletown, CT. In February 2017, I adopted a dog named Sophie. Sundays are our day to spend together so, I’m on the lookout for dog friendly places we can explore. Go visit the places I’ve shared, help them … Continue reading Welcome!