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You’ll Have A Ball With This Connecticut Event Planning Company!

Slainte’ Event Planing & Design Company out of Madison, Connecticut is just plain fun, I know this because I gave birth to one of the partners, the gal on the right, her name is Katie, she’s the youngest of my twin daughters by five minutes. The principle partner is Maggie, on the left, and she Read more…

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Lucian’s Creations In Hamden

Lucian Addario, owner of Lucian’s Greenhouse & Florist in Hamden has been in business for more than 40 years, making the world a more beautiful place with his flowers and plants. From one of his greatest admirers we learn there is a lot going into what he creates for a special occasion or an event. Read more…

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Sareh Nouri’s “Orchid”

2014 Pantone’s color of the year is “Radient Orchid” so why not an orchid wedding gown. That’s just what New Jersey wedding dress designer, Sareh Nouri has come up with and it is stunning. I found her creations a while back on facebook and had her on my show “NYBERG” a while back. Sareh told Read more…

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Eolia Mansion at Harkness Memorial State Park

Have you been? The 1906 Roman Renaissance Classicl Revival-style Eolia mansion at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Connecticut is stunning. It has 42 rooms and is set on 230 seaside acres. Once upon a time, it was owned by Edward and Mary Harkness, the mansion was named after Greek god of winds. This structure Read more…

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The Little Historic Chapel That Could

    If you don’t know bout this wonderfully historic chapel on the shoreline in Branford, Connecticut, you will after reading this. This is one of those gems that I love uncovering for you. I attended a wedding here a few years back and never forgot it, small, intimate, just lovely on a warm summer’s Read more…

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A New Beginning With Lavender and Soap

Dyan Salemi, of Madison, Connecticut is smack dab in the middle of reinvention like so many these days. Stuck in a tough economic spot, she met some folks, got an idea and got a small business going with little know-how, but had a can-do spirit. Salemi provides beautiful lavender and soap gifts for weddings, showers, Read more…

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Roses With A Heart For Your Valentine

Not all roses are created equal. There are roses and then there are roses. At Pinchbeck’s Rose farm in Guilford, Connecticut the roses grown here are some of the most fragrant you will ever come across.

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Beautiful, Affordable CT Weddings

To Lisa Antonecchia, all the world is a stage. Truly there is a beginning, a middle, and an end to everything and that’s how she sees weddings, crescendo up and crescendo down. Antonecchia had every intention of being an actor and studied hard to be the triple threat, you know, singing, dancing and acting. That 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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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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