Backwoods GranolaAs adapted from t.e.l.l. New England’s 2017 Vol. 14|”Cabin Fever” issue. In november of 2016 I attended a Makers and Gatherers food and prop styling retreat on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, with Suzanne Lee of Boston Prop Stylist. It was here that I connected with Jenn Bakos, photographer and co-founder of t.e.l.l. New England. … More Backwoods Granola
“Paddle, paddle, paddle!” is what I hear coming over my shoulder as I am kneeling in a narrow boat that’s about to either plunge over a small drop, become engulfed in a long wave train or flip to its side spilling us messily into swift water. My job at the bow is to keep paddling … More Paddle Paddle Paddle!
Where Oh Where to begin? As some of you may already know, I have spent the past year and a half living and working off-grid in the mountains of Western Maine for Maine Huts and Trails , a nonprofit backcountry hut and trail system, whose goal is to preserve and conserve this region of Maine through … More Home and Work in the Mountains of Maine
It’s late in the afternoon as I sit in my mountain home absorbing what remains of today’s warm afternoon glow through timber framed windows. With a tree shrouded view of Sugarloaf on the horizon line and a Scratch bagel in hand, I reflect back on my week filled with friends, Hamilton the soundtrack on repeat, drunken History … More A cake fit for Hamilton
A few mornings ago I woke up with a seriously mean hankering for Mac and Cheese, which could have been the result of either two things: the fact that over the course of the night we accumulated a couple inches of snow fall and I desired something warm and cozy to eat that evening OR that … More An Ode to Mac and Cheese
Hello! For those of you who don’t know already, my name is Jess and this right here is the very beginning of a new project that I have decided to embark on. If you are looking for more info on myself, check out my bio here About Jess ! But if you want to know more about what’s … More Beer on the go – Let it begin