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How to Style Your Family for Holiday Cards

It’s that time of year again… Holiday card season. I highly recommend getting professional photos taken for your Holiday cards. Personally, we take ours in the fall, when it’s still warm out. An added bonus is it’s not last minute or rushed. Pictures are a wonderful keepsake, a way to freeze time, and a great […]

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The Magic of the Broken Snow Globe

It was a typical weeknight about ten days before Christmas. I had a list of twenty items that needed to be completed before the holiday arrived, yet the idea of sitting on my couch in sweatpants watching Monday Night Football and bouncing around between apps on my phone seemed like a much more appealing decision. […]

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Etsy Shop Round-Up

Imagine yourself at a craft fair. There are rows of tables as far as the eye can see, each one covered with beautiful pieces of art, handcrafted by someone with a creative passion.   Now, imagine that there is a place set up as a 24/7 online craft fair, with easy ways to purchase these […]

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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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Countdown to the Holidays – Mommy Style

Day One – Go up into the attic to gather all your holiday heirloom goodies. Discover mouse poo and spend the rest of the day finding humane mouse traps and having your skin crawl. Day Two – Nothing brings out compassion and love in family like a well-organized family photo session. Bribe your children with […]

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Shop Fairfield County {a holiday gift guide}

We are thrilled to share our second annual locally-curated and mom approved holiday gift guide. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, we want to help you easily find the perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list. We also want to encourage you to shop small, shop local, and #shopfairfieldcounty this holiday season! In order to make [...]
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