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Rachel Kashdan

Rachel Kashdan studied journalism at Boston University and has previously written for ElleDecor.com, Veranda.com, and Metro.


Real Weddings: A Halloween Proposal and an Enchanted-Forest Reception

This couple planned a romantic, enchanted forest-inspired celebration at spooky venue The Liberty Hotel.

Life & Style

Five New Skin-Care-Focused Medspa Treatments for 2023

Hit reset on your complexion with these locally offered facial rejuvenations.


Bryan Tatro & Sean Patrick Gibbons

The couple brought a “coastal gay disco” vision to their wedding in Gloucester.

Home & Property

Local Knowledge: Full Circle

Inspired by the architecture around which he grew up, Kevin Cradock has created a solid business based on high-quality craftsmanship, preservation, and paying it forward.


Planning a Planet-Friendly Function

When it comes to having a dream—and green—wedding, it turns out you actually can have your cake and eat it, too.


Dream Team

Newly conceived wedding collective 4Luxure unites the ample skill and know-how of four local planners.

Home & Property

Heading Home: Bite Sized

Interior designer Annie Hall freshens up the breakfast nook within her stylish townhouse.

City Life

All of the Amenities. None of the Alligators.

Forget moving to Florida, Boston’s seniors are finding the retirement of their dreams without fleeing to the Sunshine State.


Taking the Plunge—on Your Terms

Ready to plan an elopement that’s 100 percent you?


Blossom Buff

Floral designer Sydney Smith makes artful arrangements out of beautiful blooms.

Home & Property

Spaces: Changing Tides

Beyond the Common’s Lianne Leventhal gives her toddler’s bedroom a fresh look.

Home & Property

Sweet Serenity

Studio Watt O’Keefe fills a sprawling Beacon Hill penthouse with peace and sunshine.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Weston Refurb with Modern Farmhouse Flair

The shiplap-filled home comes equipped with solar panels and a yoga studio.

Home & Property

On the Market: An Endearing Eighteenth-Century Residence in Marblehead

This rosy-hued home boasts antique character and an adorable backyard potting shed.


Double Feature

One couple, two weddings, and plenty of love to go around.