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

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 22, 2014 and running through January 4, 2015, guests are invited to join The Preservation Society of Newport County to create holiday memories as they enjoy music, tours, Read More

How to Avoid Getting Sick This Winter


Sneezing, sniffles and a sore throat are all tell-tale signs a cold is on the way. The holiday season is here, so there is no worse time to be bed ridden and miserable.  With all of the running around and the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we come more into contact with germs, our Read More

Wreaths Across America Makes Stop At Mohegan Sun December 9th


On Tuesday, December 9th, Wreaths Across America will stop at Mohegan Sun as part of their annual pilgrimage from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery. After their 12:30pm arrival, there will be a touch-a-truck event in the Winter Lot followed by a 1:30 pm Wreath Ceremony in The Shops at Mohegan Sun near the Mohegan Read More

Gold and Glittery Looks for the Holidays


It is easy to spice up a simple black dress with gold jewelry, glittering shoes, bright red lips and nails to create a “gold and glittery” holiday look. Try Elizabeth Arden “Red Door” color moisturizing Lipstick for hot holiday lips. Moisture your skin and give it some sparkle with new Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream. Then Read More

Free Event: Gingerbread House Festival South Windsor


Don’t Miss New England’s Largest GINGERBREAD HOUSE FESTIVAL November 28 through December 13. The Wood Memorial Library and Museum will once again deck its halls and throw open its doors for one of the largest Gingerbread House Festivals in all of New England.  This event is FREE and provides a great opportunity to make lasting holiday Read More

ON9 New Haven Cookie Crawl December 5th

ON9 New Haven Cookie Crawl December 5th

Take a sweet stroll through New Haven’s Historic 9th Square on Friday, December 5 from 6 to 8PM in celebration of the Cookies On9 first Friday event. Participants will visit over a dozen 9th Square businesses while gathering festive treats. Tickets are $10. To purchase, click here. Check-in is from 6 to 7 PM at The Grove Studios, Read More

The Shops at Yale Welcomes 7 New Shops and Restaurants


The Shops at Yale and Yale University Properties announce the opening of seven new businesses in the Chapel Street Historic and Broadway Districts with a celebration on November 25 at 11:15 a.m. with Mayor Toni N. Harp and local and state leaders. The new additions build on the thriving retail community and continue to elevate Read More

Holiday Shopping and Merry Makers at Westfield Malls


Holiday shopping is here and what better place to do it than at your local Westfield Mall. Westfield Malls in Connecticut can be found in Trumbull, Meridan, and Milford. We went on a shopping trip last weekend with a few of our favorite fashion and lifestyles bloggers, Bonnie from Home Place, and Natasha from One Woman’s Read More

Have A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

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While most of us a thankful for the food on the table and appreciate the hard work of the farmers who provide it, that doesn’t mean we don’t waste a lot of it. Americans waste so much food each Thanksgiving it’s scary and there are so many needy people who could use it. When you sit Read More

Honey Grand Marnier Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Honey Grand Marnier Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Make your own cranberry sauce from scratch this holiday season. It goes perfect with turkey. For something slightly different, add some Grand Marnier and cranberry honey creme. “The combination of fresh cranberries, citrus, Grand Marnier and cranberry honey creme is refreshing and bright in this recipe.  It is the best homemade cranberry sauce I’ve ever made,” says Read More