Lori Pedrick


Tour Norman Rockwell’s Studio at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA

Norman Rockwell’s Studio at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA serves as a meaningful tribute to one of America’s most beloved artists.

Pies on Parade

Pies on Parade: Historic Rockland, Maine

Rising early on Saturday, January 21, I headed out the door and was on my way to historic Rockland, Maine, to join in the 8th Annual Pies on Parade celebration. The event is held the weekend before what is widely known as National Pie Day each year. The festivities begin on Saturday and include wine […]


Food Photography: Edible Exposure

Recently, our photo-editor Heather Marcus and I took a break from our offices in Dublin to attend a Digital Photography Symposium called “Take a Shot” at the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE). It was a day spent with some of Boston’s best photographers with topics ranging from “Digital Photography 101,” “Professional Lighting Tips and […]


The Making of a Yankee Cover

It all begins with a lineup: a roll call of story ideas that we “line up” for each of our six issues per year. We make some final decisions on what our stories will be, we have each piece written, the text comes in, and it’s distributed to myself and Heather Marcus, our photo editor. […]

Family Portrait

Inside the Art Department

Back in 2007, Yankee was looking for a new art director. I’d just seen a presentation on the magazine’s recent redesign from digest to full size at a conference in Denver, Colorado. I liked what I was seeing with the redesign, the direction they were going in, and had a feeling it would be a […]