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Explore Italy With L’Esperta

Ashley Turney of Montville, Connecticut fell in love with Italy when she studied there as a Trinity college student more than 25 years ago. Since 1990, she has returned over and over again and even learned the language, mind you she is not Italian, the country just speaks to her. Turney became so connected with the 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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Yankee Magazine’s Best of Connecticut

So, have you looked around Connecticut lately at all the things the state has to offer, Yankee Magazine did and take a look at this rather “beefy” LIST. Yankee Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Coastal Fairfield Captain’s Cove – Black Rock Harbor—Best Boardwalk, Bridgeport Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo—Best Zoo, Bridgeport Custom House Maritime Museum—Best Lighthouse Tours, Bridgeport The Read more…

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Traveling? Take Connecticut’s “Squeeze Pod”

Once again we have Connecticut ingenuity at work in Connecticut. This is a brand new social responsibility business called “Squeeze Pod. The “Pod Father” and CEO behind this is a man from Madison by the name of Kevin Garrity. I have to tell you I know him, have for years, and have watched him labor over this Read more…

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“A Mother’s Life”

I could have talked to Nina Mohadjer of Ridgefield, Connecticut for hours, as it was, our very first conversation lasted about three at a Starbuck’s in Milford. We have tried to get together a few times but a little thing called tropical Storm Irene got in the way, and there was flooding at her house, Read more…

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The World Gets Smaller When You Travel

When you travel the world just seems smaller. You learn to explore and embrace other cultures and realize that we’re all pretty much the same. We all care about our friends and families and about the world. Visiting my twin daughters studying abroad in Florence, Italy this semester, we went to what is billed as 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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Connecticut’s Beautiful Shoreline Invites You To The Party!

If I hear one more time “what is there to do in Connecticut?” I’m going to scream. This is a destination folks. This is not a drive-thru state to Boston or NYC, park your car here, get out and see what the state as to offer, in this blog post it’s about the gorgeous Connecticut Read more…

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