Category Archives: Weddings and Fashion

The “Downton Abbey” Era in Connecticut

Connecticut Historical Society’s “High Collars to Bee’s Knees” Exhibit runs December 4 – January 30 Inspired by the popular PBS drama Downton Abbey,a new exhibit, “From High Collars to Bee’s Knees: The Downton Abbey Era in Connecticut” will open at the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) on December 4. Of course this is the last season for “Downton Read more…

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Etch This! North By Northeast Enterprises In Connecticut

How yummy is this etched glass? Yep, made in Connecticut. Network Connecticut welcomes North By Northeast Enterprises to our statewide Business Directory, so many wonderful small businesses are linking together here. North By Northeast Enterprises is a small company located in Lyme, CT servicing customers all over the world. This company pinpoints the location of a home, Read more…

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La Fleur Florals in Madison, CT

Network Connecticut is proud to welcome La Fleur Florals of Madison, Connecticut to our growing business directory of folks who are connecting here to help grow small businesses all over our beautiful state. La Fleur Florals was established in 1988. They provide wedding and event flowers for any occasion. They service all of Connecticut. They combine Read more…

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My Annie Mame Boutique Is Just Plain Fun!

Peel back the vintage bark cloth curtain and you will find my Annie Mame world. I am chocked to the brims with all kinds of wonderful gifts, many of which are made in Connecticut. For the last three years, I have been in retail, and I am loving the things I am collecting from artisans Read more…

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Yards and Yards of Tulle

Does this look like the froth of the ocean or what? Yards and yards of tulle, how stunning would this be as a wedding gown? Wedding ceremonies on the beach are so beautiful.

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My Favorite Place On The Planet ~ Santorini

This is a bucket list thing….Santorini, Greece. Beautiful, historic, #nothinglikeitanywhere. Look at the video and you will see why. Make sure you get there in your life time, it will change you. “A world of lava and earth, dominated by senses & myths… A hidden retreat that lies above the Aegean Sea…When a person hears Read more…

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Miriam Rieder’s Beautiful Bakery Business

Talk about thinking outside the box. Miriam Rieder of Canton, Connecticut who discovered she loved to bake at age 11 while growing up out in New Mexico, has turned that passion into a business called Taste by Spellbound. This is not your ordinary garden-variety bakery located in Avon. Everything about it, and her, are genuinely Read more…

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“On Deck” On NYBERG

  Take a small business in Connecticut, in this case a company called Jeweled Bouquets of Preston and add three great experts in innovation and entrepreneurialism and you have a great show. It’s called “On Deck,” a kinder and more gentle “Shark Tank” that seeks to really help passionate business folks in the state get to Read more…

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Roses For Autism Open House

Annual Spring Open House Saturday, April 25th, 11 am – 3 pm Come walk through the greenhouses at Roses For Autism in Guilford, Connecticut and meet the staff, and pick up some beautiful fresh cut flowers! Roses For Autism is a social enterprise whose mission is to foster meaningful employment and personal success for individuals Read more…

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It’s The Trashion Fashion Show In Hartford

The 5th Trashion Fashion Show is taking place in Hartford on April 19th. This year there will be an Earth Day eco-market with local vendors in Burr Mall just outside of where we are having our fashion show. Doors open at 1pm on April 19th at Hartford City Hall. We have a choreographed runway with Read more…

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