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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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A Moms Guide to Fairfield County | December 2016

A Mom’s Guide to Fairfield County: December 2016

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! The holiday season is officially in full swing and we are knee deep in holiday music and gift shopping! Here is a list of family fun events to enjoy this month. This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide, so if you have suggestions […]

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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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Fairfield County Moms Blog | A Mom's Guide to Fairfield County November 2016

A Mom’s Guide to Fairfield County: November 2016

Put away those costumes and get ready for Thanksgiving because November is here! This month is all about giving thanks and we are thankful that we have the best readers! Here is a list of family fun events to enjoy this month. This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide, so if […]

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Perfect Pumpkins Around Fairfield County (and Beyond)

Goodbye to the summer heat and humidity, hello to cooler days, cooler nights, changing leaves and of course….pumpkins! Fall is definitely my favorite season. The landscape all around is beautiful, not to mention all the beautiful foods and fun that come with fall. One of my favorite family activities is getting pumpkins. My son always […]

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The Quiet Hour: Taking Back Time

My oldest son has always been an early riser. He regularly wakes up between 5 and 6am. Still. Every day. He is 6-years-old. I have gone through many stages with my feelings regarding this fact. Disbelief, anger, passiveness, anger, frustration, anger, acceptance and – did I mention anger?   I felt furious that this kid […]

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Fairfield County Moms Blog | A Moms Guide to Fairfield County October 2016

A Mom’s Guide to Fairfield County: October 2016

Finally, it’s time for crisp air, football, and sweaters – welcome October! Here is a list of family fun events to enjoy this month. This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide, so if you have suggestions or any great events that we’ve missed, please leave a comment to let us know! […]

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Apple Picking in Fairfield County

September is here and that means….apples! Apple pie, apple cider donuts, apple sauce – we even make dehydrated apples at home for an easy and healthy snack. There are some great places to pick your own apples in Fairfield County and its neighboring towns. Check out some recommendations below! Beardsley Cider Mill & Orchard Shelton, […]

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