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Connecticut’s Potoo Is Protecting Brands Online

It’s high tech at its best. Potoo, (pah-two) based in Norwalk, Connecticut is the fastest growing privately owned company in the state, and one of the quickest growing in the nation. It was founded in 2014 to monitor online marketplaces like Amazon and other buying and selling platforms to make sure that the consumer, you, Read more…

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Saybrook Country Barn And Shops Have Stood The Test Of Time

Have you been to Saybrook Country Barn and their shops in Old Saybrook, Connecticut? It’s sprawling. You name it you’ll find it, furniture, drapery, gifts and clothing and on and on and on. There is even a restaurant on site called Aspen. This is a family business that has grown because it has evolved over Read more…

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My Annie Mame Boutique Is Just Plain Fun!

Peel back the vintage bark cloth curtain and you will find my Annie Mame world. I am chocked to the brims with all kinds of wonderful gifts, many of which are made in Connecticut. For the last three years, I have been in retail, and I am loving the things I am collecting from artisans Read more…

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A Beautiful Sister-Filled Morning In A Little Corner of Norwich, Connecticut

What a beautiful morning in Norwich, Connecticut with my sister Sue. Sue flew into Connecticut for a wedding and we got together and decided to head out for a bit and just happened upon Small Potatoes. It is a darling shop in a greek revival bungalow owned and loved by Erica Corbett. I have known Read more…

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I Miss Our “Department Store” World

As a little girl going to a department store in South Bend, Indiana was a thrill. Our department store was called “Robertson’s.” It was a special day when you got to go downtown to Robertson’s. We got all dressed up and would get to ride the elevators up and down on all six floors and Read more…

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