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Independence Day Clothing ~ For Those Who Need A Helping Hand

It all started with a mom wanting to find a solution to help her son with autism get dressed on his own.  Then it grew to addressing the problem many autistic kids with wandering.  Independence Day Clothing now allows peace of mind for all those looking for independence.  The independence to dress themselves and feel confident and stylish Read more…

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Guilford Art Center “Pop Up Shop

Designer Circus “Pop-Up” Fashion & Accessories Event Comes to Guilford Art Center  Guilford, CT — Designers Circus, a Boston-based creative fashion and accessories event, is returning to Guilford and will hold a “pop-up” sale in the Mill Gallery at the Guilford Art Center. The sale will be open on Friday, April 17 from 10am – Read more…

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A Madison Thrift Shop That Gives Back

I am a sucker for tag and garage sales, thrift shops, antique shows, basements, attics, anywhere you can uncover treasures, especially when a purchase gives back. Such is the case with Act II Thrift Shop in Madison, Connecticut. It’s located at 170 Boston Post Road. Hours of operation  are Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. Read more…

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Change Your Spin Cycle

Rebecca Pickering of Newington, Connecticut wants you to rethink how you do your laundry. We all do it right? But what if there was a better way, a more efficient way? Pickering, a graduate student at Central Connecticut State University, got a bright idea about how to be eco-friendly with her wash and made it Read more…

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Norfolk’s Artisans Guild Spotlights Creatives

The Artisans Guild in Norfolk, Connecticut is showcasing talent from all over the state. This quaint town established in 1758, is a hub for creatives. Owners Kathy Williams and Vee Kausel have taken it upon themselves to open up this venue so that others will have a place to show off what they’re making in Read more…

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Anything Old is New Again and it’s Great!

“Timeless treasures for today’s lifestyles.” Check. “A curious collection of things you can’t live without.” Check. The store is owned by Carol Orr of New Haven and she knows what she’s doing. These are two tag lines the owner of The English Building Markets is using to market this delicious New Haven shop of curiosities. Read more…

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It’s All About Children and Families in CT

For more than 200 years, the Child & Family Agency has served southeastern Connecticut’s children and families. For the last 56 years, the agency has held it’s annual sale filled to the brim with wonderful items for people to purchase at a bargain basement price. This is a major fundraiser for the agency and it Read more…

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