Starting Your Path to Fitness

Many of us may find ourselves looking in the mirror wanting to get fitter, healthier, and happier. These are great goals to strive towards, but is too much fitness a bad thing?

Starting a new fitness and health routine can seem daunting during these times, especially for those that have “been here before” and are looking […]

By |2020-07-21T14:50:24-04:00July 21st, 2020|Advice|

Farmhouse Holiday Decorating Tips

1. Use a simple color scheme. I like to stick with green, off-white, and red. Removing the red after the holiday can move you straight into winter without having to take down all your decorations.

2. Work in antiques or family heirlooms to add your own personal touch. Vintage toy trucks or antique glass ornaments gathered […]

By |2020-04-06T18:51:15-04:00April 6th, 2020|Advice|


It’s that time of year again, the leaves are almost down, Thanksgiving has come and gone, Christmas will be here before you know it, and so will winter! Now is the time to start thinking about preparing for the winter months. In the Northeast most people seem to either love or hate the snow, but […]

By |2020-04-06T18:48:25-04:00April 6th, 2020|Advice|

Insuring Your World

Two interesting insurance issues came to me this past month that I thought worthy of sharing with you. The first relates to those folks renting their homes through an Air B&B service. We recently had a client that had informed my office of his rental intentions and we added the appropriate endorsements to his homeowner’s […]

By |2020-04-06T18:44:23-04:00April 6th, 2020|Advice|

The Importance of a Website

As any business-owner knows, in today’s day and age, a website is a necessity – no matter how large or small your business. One of the main and simple reasons is that it seems that just about everyone Googles everything now-a-days, or if they are looking to purchase a product or service, they’ll do their […]

By |2020-04-03T10:43:34-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Advice|

Hanging a Gallery Wall

A popular design trend today is hanging artwork in a salon-style gallery wall. Here are a few simple tips for tackling this job. First don’t stress about making it perfect, the design is about your style rather than perfection. Design ideas range from combining multiple frame styles, while others might prefer the simplicity of a […]

By |2020-04-03T10:44:37-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Advice|


My husband and I were on Martha’s Vineyard some months ago visiting friends and enjoying that very special island. One of the stops we like to make when we’re there is at the Granary Gallery where our good friend Dan Murray exhibits some of his incredible sculptures in the company of works by Margaret Bourke-White, […]

By |2020-04-03T10:42:29-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Advice|

Insuring your world

Art can be a fickle property to insure from many standpoints. All homeowners’ policies either limit certain types of property such as collectibles, guns, silverware, jewelry, and furs to maximum dollar limits, which generally do not exceed $2500. Artwork such as paintings, sculptures, rare photos, and manuscripts are never covered for their appraised value unless […]

By |2020-04-03T10:32:20-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Advice|

Gear of the Month Club – March

Welcome to our newest addition to our Great Outdoors page called Gear of the Month provided by your favorite fly-fishing guide Ben Alex of Ten Mile River. Ben will be doing a monthly column covering all things fly.

-Stay tuned, you don’t wanna miss it!

by Ben Alex

Here is where […]

By |2021-02-18T13:34:07-05:00March 18th, 2020|Advice, Great Outdoors|
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