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Gift Swap 101: How to Host a Flawless Holiday Gift Exchange

The Holidays are my second favorite time of year. Sorry Santa, but I have a special place in my heart for ghosts, pumpkins and hayrides. It’s a Fall thing, especially here in Connecticut where each season has purpose.  However, the Holidays are a very close second. When December rolls in and the skies change color, the fireplace […]

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Our rescue dog Skylar enjoying a Fall day at the beach.

Make Black Friday Great Again

The day after Thanksgiving means I can eat pie for breakfast. For others, it’s a chance at amazing deals before dawn. Whatever camp you’re in, remember that Black Friday is really just about getting into the Holiday spirit with family and friends.  Take A Hike! (Literally) Clean-up the crumbs from Thursday’s feast, throw on some warm clothes and […]

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Back To School Shopping

Back-to-School Shopping: Fairfield County Edition

It’s back to school shopping season in Fairfield County whether you like it or not! Time to sort through the grease-stained, ketchup blotched shirts and start the hunt for a cute first-day outfit and refresh the Fall wardrobe. I refuse to dress my twins alike. I get that some mothers do it out of ease, but I want my identical […]

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Swinging Free

Mom-Approved Playgrounds Across Fairfield County

At the Playground, You Know … My eight-year-old twins love the playground. Who doesn’t love a good swing? When the girls were small, we’d hit the drive-thru for an iced coffee and spend hours at the playground. It was complete validation on moving to Fairfield County from Brooklyn — all the clean, quiet neighborhood playgrounds waiting […]

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