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sidewalk sales

Fairfield County’s Sidewalk Sales

This month, seven Fairfield County towns will host their annual sidewalk sales. Sidewalk sales not only offer great shopping deals, but many also offer dining discounts, children’s activities and entertainment, and live music. Be sure to follow the links below for the most up-to-date information. Happy Shopping! Darien Sidewalk Sales & Family Fun Days Thursday, July […]

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beach day must-haves

Beach Day Must-Haves

Hello Summer! We’ve already made a handful of visits to the beach, and now that school’s out, we’re planning to visit more often. Over the years, I’ve learned that it’s easiest to keep our beach bag packed (and ready to go!) in the bottom of our coat closet. Getting my daughters dressed and “sunscreened” is often […]

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outdoor movie night

Outdoor Movie Nights in Fairfield County

This summer, be sure to check out one (or more!) of these outdoor movie nights planned throughout Fairfield County. Most movies will start at dusk, often with entertainment (music, magicians, games, face painting, etc.) starting earlier in the evening. Some events will have refreshments available for sale, but many encourage you to bring along your own picnic. I […]

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fairfield county fireworks

Fairfield County Fireworks for the 4th

Wondering where (and when) you can enjoy fireworks this 4th of July? Here are the details on Fairfield County’s fireworks displays, many of which include live music and more family fun! Please follow the links below for the most up-to-date information, including fees. Friday, June 30th Danbury Fair Mall, Danbury Entertainment begins at 6PM and includes: Music by […]

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favorite books

Fairfield County Moms Blog’s 50+ Favorite Children’s Books

March 2nd marks the 20th anniversary of the National Education Alliance’s Read Across America Day, held annually on Dr. Seuss’ birthday.  Read Across America is a “year-round program focused on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources”. In celebration, my co-contributors, my daughters, and I are sharing 50+ of our favorite children’s […]

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Free Indoor Activities in Fairfield County

When the weather is too cold (or, too hot) to be outside, it doesn’t take long before my family comes down with “cabin fever.” Whether it’s a weekday or weekend, here are some of our favorite (free!) places to visit: Barnes & Noble – Stamford or Westport*  Barnes & Noble is one of our favorite destinations. I like […]

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