15 Ways to Repurpose a Christmas Tree

Christmas is over, but you hate to throw away your tree. The Forest Foundation just gave us 15 ways to repurpose your Christmas tree. “Knowing that every year 77 million Christmas trees are planted and then tossed out a few weeks later, made me cringe,” said Lindsay VanLaningham, Executive Director of the local nonprofit. “Trees are Read More

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas at the Newport Mansions

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House will soon be welcoming visitors for Christmas at the Newport Mansions! Beginning November 19 and running through January 2nd guests are invited to join The Preservation Society of Newport County to create holiday memories as they enjoy music, tours, a gingerbread mansion contest, Read More

A Holiday Day Trip in Newport, Rhode Island

The holidays are here and that means it’s time to take a trip to Newport to see the Mansions and do a little shopping. The Mansions at Newport are welcoming visitors for Christmas at the Newport Mansions through January. Create holiday memories and enjoy music, tours, gingerbread mansions, shopping and visits from Santa Claus at three of America’s most Read More

Let’s Make Halloween Spider Web Cookies

Are yo hosting a Halloween party and need some dessert ideas? California Giant Farm, one of the largest producers of strawberries, has a great recipe to make Halloween Spider Web Cookies. Here is all of the details for the recipe and at the bottom you will find links to more great Halloween recipes from California Giant Read More

12 DIY Mother’s Day Beauty Gifts to Make for Mom

Some of the best gifts are actually the ones that are homemade and come from the heart and since you’re making them for mom, she will appreciate the time and effort that went into these gifts. This Mother’s Day why not make a gift mom will love and a gift she can use in her Read More

Porter21.com Connecticut’s 60-Minute At-Home Liquor Service

Whether you are preparing for your holiday party or looking for the perfect gift – Porter21 will deliver the alcohol of your choice in 60 minutes or less for the price of the product – no additional cost! Porter21 aims to optimize the retail liquor industry by offering what people want most – convenience. Now Read More

Connecticut Gift Guide: Arethusa Farm’s Eggnog

What better way to support your local Connecticut business when you shop local for the holidays. Arethusa Farms has been making homemade Eggnog since. Arethusa Farms eggnog doesn’t contain any alcohol but you can add some to make a festive cocktail everyone loves. We suggest another local company, The Real McCoy Rum for a smooth finish. Arethusa Farms Read More

Deviled Egg Chicks for Easter Recipe

We’re ready for Easter with these “deviled egg chicks”. But don’t just make them for Easter gatherings. Finger foods are perfect for any occasion or party and you’ll have your guests smiling when they see these on the table. These Deviled Egg Chicks were created by Mrs. Fields. We wanted to share these cute chicks Read More

Spoil Your Pet with a Valentine’s PetBox

With Valentine’s Day upon us, it’s time to show your pet some serious love with PetBox – a new monthly subscription box for cats and dogs that is personalized to your pet’s breed, age and health status. Forget heart shaped treats and Hallmark cards pets can’t read. With PetBox, pet parents can hand pick up Read More

Heart-Shaped Food and Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the time for love, flowers, and lots of hearts so what could be better than heart-shaped food to serve your love? Here are some heart-shaped foods you can make at home or buy if a recipe isn’t available. There are so many heart-shaped foods like heart-shaped cakes, muffins, cookies, donuts, pancakes, candy, Read More