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Summer Fairs and Festivals in Fairfield County 2015!

Who’s ready for some fair food, fun activities, and family entertainment? I know I am, especially after so many months of being cooped up inside. Here’s a list of the fairs and festivals in Fairfield County this summer for you to attend. Have fun! MAY 21 – JUNE 28 Barnum Festival  is located in Bridgeport. The festival is […]

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Who Knew? Famous Fairfield County Authors

Looking for a good book or a fun film this weekend?  Grab a warm blanket, a bag of Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups, and look no further than your own backyard.  Below are three books-turned-movies from current/past Fairfield County residents. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S My interest in Fairfield County authors began when I discovered Truman Capote, the writer of Breakfast […]

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Checking out the octopus at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things … Non-Toy Gift Alternatives For the Holidays

The holidays are stressful.  I know, statement of the obvious.  The hustle, the bustle, the expectations, the gift buying, the cooking, that pesky elf … even if you love any one of these things, at some point it can all be a little overwhelming.  What stresses me out most, however, is what may not be […]

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Children and Charity: Three Ideas for Teaching Your Children Giving Rather than Gifting Around the Holidays

It’s that time of year again.  The polar vortices are threatening to descend upon on; all of the holiday music that has been playing and the Christmas decorations that have been out since August finally seem relevant; and people are strategizing their Black Friday deals (is it really Black FRIDAY anymore?).  It is also a […]

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