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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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Hydrangea Cupcakes

Gorgeous Hydrangea Cupcakes from the Jenny Steffens Blog.

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Cupcakes, Cupcakes, Cupcakes

Tens of thousands of cupcakes are being made at the Sugar Bakery in East Haven, Connecticut every year. The family owned and operated sweet shop on Main Street has three generations working there, actually make that four with the great-grandchildren hanging around for fun. This Italian-American Family understands very hard work and sacrifices. Open about Read more…

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Baking Up Something Sweet

When I was growing up in South Bend, Indiana a very similar place that my family went to was called The Dainty Maid and it was family owned and all the birthday cakes that we didn’t make came from there. At the Cozy Corner Bake Shop in Killingworth, they have one of those wonderful cake Read more…

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R.J. Julia Bookstore Turns 20!

R.J. Julia Bookstore in Madison, Connecticut is celebrating its 20th birthday. One of the country’s most well known and successful independent bookstores, known for its author events, has a lot to crow about. In a time of a seismic shift in the way in which people read and get their information, this shop chocked full Read more…

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