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So… How did you meet?

Lightshed Photography Studio is running a very fun social media contest for newly-engaged couples, and one lucky couple will win a free wedding photography package!  Check out the details below.  

Old town Hall. © Lightshed Photography Studio 2013.

When sparks fly, hearts bind, and stories begin.  Was it in line? At work? Were you both reaching for the last package of hot pockets in the frozen food section? Love works in mysterious ways, and in the spirit of Valentines Day, you are encouraged to share that story. 

Between January 10th and February 21st, Lightshed Photography has arranged a social media based contest allowing engaged couples to submit their surprising, unlikely, or simply fantastic stories of romance. Several of the most striking stories will be selected and posted to Facebook. Our happy couple with the most Facebook Likes will be awarded a free wedding photography package valued at $3,000 (contest limited to Essex County). Let the liking begin! 

What makes the cut? Anything ridiculous, moving, chance, and yes, true. Simply type up your story and email to Voting on Facebook will begin February 14th at and continue through February 21st, at which point a winner will be announced via Facebook. So… how did you meet? 

© Lightshed Photography Studio 2013.

Posted by Kate on 01/07 at 02:28 PM Permalink

Gadgets and Gizmos at the Phillips House

Phillips House kitchen

What are those odd-looking gadgets in the kitchen? Who made them? How do you use them? Learn how these tools made kitchen work easier for the domestic staff at Phillips House. This special tour is part of Historic New England’s “Everybody’s History” programming which looks at daily life, work, and heritage around New England.

Gadgets and Gizmos will be taking place on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Phillips House, located at 34 Chestnut Street. The cost is $15.00 for the public and $10.00 for Historic New England members. Advance registration is suggested due to limited space. Please call 978-744-0440 or visit for more information.

Posted by Kate on 01/04 at 08:00 AM Permalink