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Annie Graves


Annie Graves is a regular contributor to Yankee. A New Hampshire native, she has been a writer and editor for over 25 years, while composing music and writing young adult novels. Find out more about Annie at

Littleton, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

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Littleton, New Hampshire, is a White Mountains town where being happy is part of local lore. Route 93,... Read More »

Jo Diggs | Open Studio

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Jo Diggs, a Maine quilt and appliqué artist, brings a painter’s eye to her startling fabric landscapes. The 1910... Read More »

Winter Harbor, Maine | Could You Live Here?

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

On the edge of the quiet side of Acadia National Park sits Winter Harbor — a fishing village... Read More »

Imitation Antique Home | The Oldest New House in New England

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

How one Maine couple turned a 1984 house into the antique home of their dreams. The light feels... Read More »

Ashfield, Massachusetts | Could You Live Here?

7 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% score)

A tightly knit community of artists and artisans gives the pretty hill town of Ashfield, Massachusetts, a creative... Read More »

Shelburne, VT | Where Shelburne Museum and Shelburne Farms Meet

Call it a seriously bizarre case of mistaken identity. It’s hard to believe that Shelburne Museum and Shelburne... Read More »

Gillette Castle and Chester, CT

Did you ever turn a corner and suddenly feel like you’ve driven off the map? Discovered your own... Read More »

Montpelier, Vermont in Winter | Capitols and Cookery

Montpelier, Vermont in Winter | Capitols and Cookery

A visit to the capital city of Montpelier, Vermont in winter offers a unique look at a place... Read More »

History of New England House Colors

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Here we present a brief history of New England house colors. Despite its Puritan underpinnings, New England’s first... Read More »

Bennington, Vermont | Could You Live Here?

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

Robert Frost’s final resting place lies in Bennington, Vermont, a small town that loves artists. The plates are... Read More »

Salisbury, CT | Cozy Country Charm in the Litchfield Hills

If you’re in search of country charm this winter, head to the village of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the... Read More »

Bennington, Vermont | Photographs

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Contributing writer Annie Graves captured the tail end of winter in these Bennington, Vermont, photographs for her ongoing... Read More »

Hallowell, Maine | Could You Live Here?

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Along the Kennebec River lies Hallowell, Maine, a town where the cafés, the people, and the music create... Read More »

Newburyport, Massachusetts | It’s a Wonderful Life

Newburyport, Massachusetts | It’s a Wonderful Life

19 votes, 4.32 avg. rating (85% score)

  Snow blows off the harbor at Newburyport, Massachusetts, carrying whispers of clipper ships. They glide in from... Read More »

Provincetown, Massachusetts | An Off Season (Just Barely) Visit

With enough people to make the streets hum, most shops and restaurants still open, and pleasant weather, a... Read More »

Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas | Home for the Holidays

8 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

On one December weekend each year, locals and visitors alike step inside a Norman Rockwell painting come to... Read More »

Tasha Tudor | Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator

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Seven years after her death, Tasha Tudor is still as enigmatic, fascinating, and entertaining as she was in... Read More »

Winter Harbor, Maine | Bar Harbor’s Coastal Cousin

Winter Harbor, Maine | Bar Harbor’s Coastal Cousin

Why visit just one harbor when you could visit two? The Downeast fishing village of Winter Harbor, Maine,... Read More »

Wickford, Rhode Island | Could You Live Here?

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Water is at the heart of Wickford, Rhode Island, where you’ll shop to the tune of gulls, take... Read More »

Hardy Roses | A Beginner’s Shopping List

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Roses belong to an enormous family called Rosaceae, encompassing thousands of plant species from apples to strawberries. Here... Read More »

Foolproof Roses | Winter-Hardy Varieties

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Rose envy may be a thing of the past with these winter-hardy varieties. Not far from Mark Twain’s... Read More »

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

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New London, New Hampshire, is an inviting college town surrounded by lakes and mountains. In New London, trees... Read More »

The Smith College Botanic Garden | A Glimpse of Green

Like desert wanderers thirsting for water, we’re parched for a glimpse of green.   Color, too. Somewhere in... Read More »

Essex, Connecticut | Could You Live Here?

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With a bucolic setting on the Connecticut River and steeped in history and tradition, Essex, Connecticut, was once... Read More »

Pat’s Peak in Henniker, NH | Go Play in the Snow

Even native New Englanders have gaps in their areas of supposed expertise. In winter, we grapple collectively with... Read More »

The Marginal Way | A Coastal Stroll in Ogunquit, ME

The Marginal Way, in Ogunquit, Maine, is anything but. Marginal, that is—in the traditional sense of the word.... Read More »

Raspberry Roasted Beets and Chèvre Over Shallot, Walnut, and Beet Greens Couscous

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