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Pantochino Children’s Theater of Milford~ Save on Aug 27

On Wednesday, August 27th, shoppers at Whole Foods Market in Milford will help support Connecticut’s ‘Ridiculously Entertaining,’ award-winning theatre for children and their families. Five percent of every purchase will go directly to support the programs and mission of Pantochino Productions, Inc. – a professional non-profit theatre company offering original musicals, classes and camps in Read more…

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The Importance of Being A Dad

Aliek Riley of Middlebury is expecting his first child in July. As a way to honor the upcoming birth of his son, he made a video with other men about what it is to be a Father. Riley’s Father was not really involved in his childhood…nor was his Grandmother and in high school he made Read more…

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The Sandy Ground Project, Where Angels Play

This is such a beautiful project going on, living memorials in the names of all who lost their lives in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14th, 2012. There are playgrounds being dedicated in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey to all the the children and staff members who lost their lives Read more…

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Nutmeg Junction Pulls Into Imagine Nation

Imagine what it would be like to be on TV and anchor the sports broadcast on ESPN! Imagine a play area with a rock climbing wall, slide and a water table! Imagine enjoying ice cream at a 1940’s soda fountain! You don’t just have to IMAGINE the fun; you can head to Bristol, Connecticut and Read more…

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You’ve Got The Cutest Little Baby Face

Jessica Higgins of New Milford, Connecticut, a former elementary school teacher, loves newborns so she’s made a business out of that love. Higgins is a baby photographer, make that a newborn photographer. Her sweet spot is taking photos of babies between 6 and 9 days old, she says that stage is magical. She wishes she Read more…

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Give A Gift From An Artist

If you’ve never wandered into the Guilford Art Center, this is a good time to do that, around the holidays. It is chocked full of unique items, all handcrafted, one-of-a-kind-gifts to put under the tree. Year round, this place on the shoreline in Connecticut, is a place where you can take all kinds of classes Read more…

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LEGO’s Soren Torp Laursen

It’s his job to play with toys. For the last 23 years of Soren Torp Laursen’s adult life, he has worked for LEGO in various places around the world. Laursen is President at LEGO Systems, Inc. (Enfield, Connecticut) and Senior Vice President at LEGO Company. His business card is a LEGO man with movable arms Read more…

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Paula~Mom Extraordinaire and Lifestyle Editor

To me Paula Modarelli Cocozza of Fairfield, Connecticut is a grownup Gidget, as in the 1960’s show starring actress Sally Field. Something was always going on in Gidget’s life, she was vibrant and fun and had oodles of positive energy, just like Paula. One thing Paula has that Gidget didn’t, a wonderful infectious laugh. You Read more…

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Dogs and Kids Are This Photographer’s Specialty, WOOF!

Kimberly (Kim) Tyler is one of those photographers that comes along who waits patiently to get the “money” shot whether she’s working with dogs or children or weddings or events. Her sensitivity to what’s going on around her allows her to see things many don’t. Tyler says most of her great shots are taken when Read more…

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Action News 8′s, Skip Church Creates “Dustin’s Place”

I left my friend, Skip Church so inspired after learning about, and seeing what he and his wife Colleen and a ton of volunteers have done with a camp they are calling “Dustin’s Place.” The slogan for Dustin’s Place is “where summer fun begins and life never ends.” For those of you who have been Read more…

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