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Winsted, Connecticut’s “Embroidery Wizard”

If you can think it up she can put it on a hat, shirt, towel, blanket, whatever you want. Elaine Williams will custom embroidery for personal or business needs. Here’s the good news, there is  NO MINIMUM. She will embroidery a single item or large orders. The turn-around time is 1 to 2 weeks (or 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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A Tip Of The Hat In New Haven

If you’ve been around long enough in Connecticut you know that Danbury was the nations’ “hat city.” But in New Haven there is a hat shop that has stood the test of time, it’s been around since 1908. They figured out how to reinvent over the years and went online. They now sell the most Stetson fedora dress Read more…

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1930’s Cloche Hats Anyone?

This is from one of my favorite sites which I discovered years ago, it is  Queens of Vintage, just love it, take a peak at cloche hats from the 1930’s.

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If It’s From Yesterday, They’ll Have It

Remember When is a shop that might remind you of going into your Grandmother’s attic there are all sorts of treasures here to go thru. On Main in Torrington, Connecticut the place is chocked full of everything, just name it. There is vintage lighting, furnishings, jewelry and accessories. There are dishes and men’s hats and 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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