Best Gifts for Teenage Boys

Best Gifts for Teenage Boys

Best Gifts for Teenage Boys - A couple of weeks ago, my daughter, Catherine, gleefully presented me with a neatly typed list of gift ideas for Christmas. The moment the calendar flipped to December and "Charm" her Elf on the Shelf arrived, her little fingers were...

Halloween Party Cocktails

Halloween Party Cocktails

Halloween Party Cocktails Every Halloween, I like to welcome the spirits. Both literally and figuratively. Inspired by my girlfriend Kirstin's Friday night ritual, she drinks a Cosmo every Friday regardless of where she is in the world, I decided to spook out this...

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The ultimate destination guide to all the coolest places to Eat, Shop, and Play along Connecitcut’s coastline. Sarah has scouted all the best restaurants, stores, and attractions and carefully curated each category to bring you the finest Connecticut has to offer. Whether you’re a native Nutmegger, a new resident, or just visiting, this guide provides everyone with the keys to experience authentic East Coast style. The Guide keeps growing, so be sure to check back often!

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EAT

We’re home to the #1 pizza in the nation for a reason. Here’s a trusted list of Connecticut’s most highly reviewed restaurants in every category, from Coffee Bars to “Lobsta” Rolls to Fine Dining. Yum!

SHOP

Whether you are in search of a trendy hostess gift, a wardrobe refresh, or some new home decor, these delightful shops have something for everyone. Just add to cart.

PLAY

Ready for some real fun? Here’s a list of interesting attractions and seasonal events for the kiddos, family, and grownups. Caution – could cause immense joy!

A Year Without You

A Year Without You

September 24th, 2022 Dearest Amanda, How is it that I have lived a year without you my sweet girl? I think about you every day, many times a day actually. You are part of so many touch points in my life and I can't escape you, not that I would ever want to. The...

Top Romantic Movies

Top Romantic Movies

| Kerry and me at the beach | One of the most romantic and unforgettable things that my husband has ever done was to ask me if I wanted to watch a movie. This may not sound like a big deal unless you understand what happened. When Kerry and I were first dating, he was...

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I've decided that Peonies are romantic flowers. As with any great love story, they start slowly and build over time until they burst into the most lush and fragrant flowers. A few years ago, my girlfriend Alexi, texted me from a garden nursery. She had found a great...

Front Porch Makeover

Front Porch Makeover

Front Porch Makeover Hey guys! I am so excited to finally be able to reveal a winter front porch makeover that I did for my customer, Jenn. She and her family live in Westport, CT in a charming, closely knit neighborhood that is brimming with activity. When Jenn...

Creating Personal Spaces in Your Home

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Creating Personal Spaces in Your Home Hi guys! I would imagine that due to COVID-19, y'all are spending a lot of "together time." Yup. Same here for us. Give me a virtual high five. Lots and lots of togetherness coupled with the fact that today is the last day of...

Geronimo Fairfield Review

Geronimo Fairfield Review

Geronimo Fairfield Review Hi friends! If you are a lover of Southwestern cuisine - this post is for you. Earlier this summer, I had the privilege of attending a "tasting" experience at Geronimo in Fairfield, CT. I have eaten there numerous times, but this occasion was...

Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

| Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches | When my siblings and I were all still living at home, my mom would buy Oreo Cookies - but only once every month or so. She wasn't big on having sweets in the house and now that I am a parent I appreciate this - but not so much so...

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