Gift Guide

Compass Rose Pendant King Jewelers 812 Route 3A, Cohasset 781-383-1755 kingjewelersinc.com 14K White Gold Diamond Drop Earrings DeScenza Diamonds 114 Derby St., Hingham • 781-740-2070 descenza.com Gold Heart Bracelet King Jewelers 812 Route 3A, Cohasset 781-383-1755 kingjewelersinc.com Compass Rose Pendant King Jewelers 812 Route 3A, Cohasset 781-383-1755 kingjewelersinc.com 14K White Gold Diamond Drop Earrings DeScenza … Read more

Fall Fashion Trends

Crisp autumn air has arrived, which means it’s the perfect time to update your wardrobe. Get inspired by these easy-to-wear fall looks from South Shore boutiques. Nic + Zoe — 92 Derby St., Hingham nicandzoe.com Fringe Cuff Sweater, Honeycomb Pant and Calle Suede Mule Nic + Zoe — 92 Derby St., Hingham nicandzoe.com Sealed With … Read more

Painting With Purpose

Betty O'Toole The Pink Frame

A Scituate artist discovers a love for art and a way to bring comfort to cancer patients By Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Jack Foley In the devastatingly short span of three years, Scituate resident Becky O’Toole endured the “double lightning strike” diagnoses of breast cancer and acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive cancer of the … Read more

Empowering Women: Deirdre Prescott

Deirdre Prescott Founder, President, and Chief Wealth Strategist Sandy Cove Advisors 37 Derby St. Suite 5, Hingham 617-622-1500 sandycoveadvisors.com What kind of clients do you serve? Sandy Cove was founded 10 years ago, after recognizing the South Shore was missing a firm with a highly personalized approach to delivering financial advice. We have many types of … Read more

Empowering Women: Nanette Walsh

Nanette from La Petit Maison

Nanette Walsh Owner of La Petite Maison 142 North St. Hingham 781-741-8393 lapetitemaison.us What are three words people might use to describe you?I am a savvy shopper (I have a good eye), devoted Francophile, and creative. What do you love most about French decor/lifestyle?   French décor is effortlessly chic and has exceptional design. The … Read more

Empowering Women: Kim Nawoichik

Kim Nawoichik Certified Dental Assistant and Practice Manager, Artistic Dentistry 125 Webster St., Hanover 781-878-7333 artisticdentistryhanover.com How has your role evolved over the years?I started working at Artistic Dentistry 32 years ago as a lab assistant. I was 17 years old and in my junior year of high school. After graduating, I attended dental assisting … Read more

Empowering Women: Rosemarie Brown

Rosemarie Brown Co-owner of The Blueberry Muffin 2240 State Road, Plymouth 508-888-9444 bluebmuffin.com How has your business grown over the years? We opened The Blueberry Muffin back in March of 1998. We created a great niche and have been very successful with three stores and currently looking for a fourth. Through hard work, perseverance and … Read more

Empowering Women: Danielle G. Van Ess

Empowering Women: Danielle G. Van Ess

Danielle G. Van Ess Owner, Attorney and Counselor at Law, DGVE Law®  61 South St., Hingham 781-740-0848 dgvelaw.com What inspired you to open your own law firm?I founded my law firm, DGVE law, in September of 2008 to practice law the way I believe it should always be. My vision was for a new kind … Read more

Better Together: She’s Local launches the first annual South Shore Conference for Women

South Shore Conference for Women

After driving from her home on Cape Cod to attend the sold-out She’s Local MetroWest Conference for Women last year, Michelle Woodbrey, CEO of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors, felt both inspired and motivated. Marching up to the event’s organizer, She’s Local President Jen Maseda, Woodbrey shook her hand and said, “We need a conference like … Read more

Worth Her Salt

Lily Leedom and her team at Duxbury Saltworks tap into one of the South Shore’s most obvious resources.  By Kelly Chase — Photography by Derrick Zellman “There’s a long history of salt-making in this region and, of course, in the world, with the proliferation of oyster farms in Duxbury, I thought, why are we importing salt … Read more