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A Connecticut Christmas

Before you know it, the holidays will be here. A Connecticut photographer has just the right thing to put on your gift list, a beautiful coffee table book called “A Connecticut Christmas.” Caryn B. Davis of Chester, spent two years running around the state during Christmas time capturing just the right images. The book has some 400 Read more…

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Holiday Events On The Connecticut Art Trail

Holiday Events on the 2015 Connecticut Art Trail Want to know where beautiful events will be in Connecticut to take family or friends leading up to the holidays,? Well look no further than the state’s Art Trail, this is southern new England at a lovely time of the year. Okay get out your calendars and Read more…

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Annual Lamplight Stroll In Milford

Friday, December 4th, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Annual Lamplight Stroll throughout downtown Milford Join us for the 14th Annual Lamplight Stroll, Friday, December 4th, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association with support from Star 99.9. During this popular annual event, Downtown Milford’s finest participating shops, spas, salons and restaurants Read more…

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Branford Businesses With A Heart

23rd Annual Holiday Open House Hosted by Cynthia’s Flower Shop and the Martha Link Walsh Gallery to Benefit Branford Food Council Join us for our 23rd Annual Holiday Open House, December 5th and 6th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bring home a treasure to celebrate the spirit of the season from the Martha Link Walsh Read more…

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Pineapple Cream Cheese Ball

Tis the season to whip out the cheese ball recipes and this one has been in my family for decades. My Mom in indiana has made this forever and has given out the recipe to tons of folks. This one is a crowd pleaser and it’s easy, so put this one up on the counter Read more…

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Entertaining For The Holidays? Here’s What I Make

  Here comes the holidays, and this is my secret goodie, this is full proof to serve as an appetizer or to take with you as a hostess gift. Okay so here’s what you do. Go to your favorite grocery store or pizzeria and get some ready-made pizza dough, it’s already weighed out and bagged Read more…

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This Holiday Season Visit The Mom and Pop Stores In Glastonbury, CT

This is an awesome example of what can happen when someone takes charge in a town to keep “Main Street” chugging along in this economy. Get a load of what is happening in Glastonbury, Connecticut for Small Business Saturday on November 29th. Melinda Kuzmak wrote to me to tell me what she has planned for Read more…

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Holiday Trunk Show in Guilford ~ Nov 15th

The Nutmeg Collective, a group of Connecticut Etsy Crafters, and Artists are having a TRUNK SHOW, Saturday November 15th 2~6pm @ The Bird Nest 118 Whitfield Street in Guilford… Support Local ART

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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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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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