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Making Holiday Celebrations a Success

Lifestyle expert Alyssa Stevens shares some tips for hosting a lovely gathering during the holidays.

(Published Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 | Credit: Joy Nakrin)

Tips for Having a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Lifestyle expert Alyssa Stevens shares tips on how to have a stress-free Thanksgiving.

(Published Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 | Credit: Joy Nakrin)

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

You don’t need to break the bank to get a cute costume for Halloween! Lifestyle expert Alyssa Stevens shares that the best place for costume shopping isn’t a Halloween store, but elsewhere.

(Published Friday, Oct 26, 2018 | Credit: Joy Nakrin, Jeff Saperstone)

Spooky Home Decor With Alyssa Stevens

With Halloween just weeks away, New Englanders are getting started on decorating their space. Whether you’re into a trick-or-treat friendly home or you’re looking for a haunted mansion vibe, lifestyle expert Alyssa Stevens has some spooky advice for you.

(Published Friday, Oct 12, 2018 | Credit: Joy Nakrin)

Must-Have Products for New England College Students

Many New England college students are preparing to return to school and entering freshman are looking forward to their first year in university. Lifestyle expert and blogger, Alyssa Stevens of, shares the must-have items that make the transition easier.

(Published Friday, Aug 24, 2018 | Credit: Nick Emmons)

Tips for Your Fourth of July Festivities

Fourth of July is just around the corner and if you plan to host a party or barbecue, we have some tips for you! Lifestyle expert and blogger Alyssa Stevens shares her tips for a successful holiday party.

(Published Friday, Jun 29, 2018 | Credit: Joy Nakrin)


The 2016 holiday season is in full swing, the social calendar is stocked with events from one end of December to the other, and the pressure of gift buying is mounting. We spoke with Boston tastemakers about what they are gifting to friends and family this holiday season, from locally made products to experiences like cooking classes and charity-minded goods.

(Published December 2, 2016 | Credit: Jessica Bowne Boston Common)


7 Notable Bostonians & What They Are Most Looking Foward To This Fall

Apple picking plans are made, the plaid is pulled out of the closet, and the New England Patriots’ schedule dominates the weekend…fall has arrived in Boston. We asked 7 Boston influencers about what most excites them for fall in our great city.

(Published September 8, 2016 | Credit: Jessica Bowne Boston Common)