2017 French Film Festival Lineup at Salve Regina University

Fun fact: the Salve Regina’s French Film Festival was one of the things that helped me rekindle my passion for French culture. I started taking French classes in elementary school. I stayed with it through high school, even took AP level classes as an upperclassman. Learning vocabulary and pronunciation were not difficult for me at […]

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The Best Places to Eat for Newport Restaurant Week

Personal favorites of where to wine & dine during Newport, Rhode Island’s restaurant week There are two things that I look forward to during Newport’s off-season—the slew of clearance sales in January/February and Newport Restaurant Week in the spring and the fall. Newport Restaurant Week 2017 starts this spring on Monday, March 27 and ends […]

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Laura Jean Denim’s 13th Annual Denim Sale

Now is the best time to shop at Rhode Island’s only destination for premium denim  If you need to do some denim wardrobe building, stop by Laura Jean Denim in Newport, Rhode Island for the store’s annual denim sale. Find an array of styles by hot denim brands AG Adriano Goldschmied, Frame or Hudson priced […]

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Winner Winner

The ultimate comfort food joint in Newport Just like its sister restaurant Mission—which is known for having the best burger on Aquidneck Island or, more arguably, the best burger anywhere—Winner Winner elevates your favorite comfort food favorites to a new level. In the same spirit as Mission revolutionized the burger, Winner Winner serves up fried […]

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Christmas at The Ocean House

A few snapshots of Christmas cheer in Watch Hill I’ve always heard that the Ocean House is beautiful year-round—especially in the summer—but it was such a surreal experience enjoying the hotel and beautiful beach views with the family for Christmas.  My cousin and her family hosted Christmas day in the Narragansett Suite. Only Taylor Swift’s […]

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A Gilded Weekend in Newport

I pulled out all of the stops for Salve Regina University’s 40th Annual Governor’s Ball Staying in style Since I have never needed to stay at a hotel in Newport before, I wanted to pick the perfect place. Earlier this fall, Jess Kirby of Prosecco & Plaid wrote a blog post on her trip to […]

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Find of the Week | 44

I’ve been treating the fashion and beauty preparation for my alma mater’s winter gala like my term papers—elegantly presented, but barely finished in time for the deadline. I had three specific goals in mind while shopping—I needed to find a white dress, wanted to buy locally in Newport as much as possible and somehow stay […]

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