Local Farmers’ Markets

Local Farmers’ Markets

  When Hudson started putting on a farmers’ market last year, I thought it was the most promising thing to happen to Hudson in a long time. What an amazing way to promote shopping and supporting local businesses! Well, as it turns out, it’s not only Hudson that’s on board the farmers’ market train, our […]

5 Years in Downtown Hudson

5 Years in Downtown Hudson

Recently, Rail Trail Flatbread Company celebrated their 5 Year Anniversary!  You may have seen me mention this restaurant in one of my previous posts about living in Hudson. When I first moved to town, I was sad to see so many vacant shops along Main Street.  Over the last 5 years, that has changed… a […]

Shop Local: Paired, Poured & Plated

Shop Local: Paired, Poured & Plated

I find the holidays are the perfect time to indulge my love of food and wine. My holiday gift list inevitably includes generous selections of culinary cheer for friends, coworkers and loved ones. This year, I found a true gem, a newly opened specialty store Paired, Poured & Plated, nestled on West Main Street in […]

Shop local, often

Shop local, often

Recently, Hudson launched it’s first Farmers’ Market.  I couldn’t be happier!  It’s a great fit for downtown Hudson! Having run a farmers’ market and frequenting many of them in area – here’s some of my advice if you haven’t been to one before.  1 Talk to the vendors! Vendors aren’t going to hard sell you […]

My Fitness Asylum Journey

My Fitness Asylum Journey

I am so excited The Fitness Asylum is coming to #hipsterhudson! I joined the Fitness Asylum in September 2015 for the Fall Challenge. I was overweight, depressed and had no energy. I had been stalking the fitness asylum for a good 2 challenges before I finally signed up. I went to the kick off meeting […]

Hipster Hudson: A Confession, Reflection & the State of Hipness

Hipster Hudson: A Confession, Reflection & the State of Hipness

A Confession: Picture it – the spring of 2005 and this young smartie-pants was looking for a summer job. I found an ad in my local paper that Hudson Savings Bank (now Avidia Bank) was looking for tellers (wait, am I really that old that I found my job in the newspaper?). I didn’t know […]