How To Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables


We have been looking for healthy options for snacking and dried fruits seem to be a good place to start. We bought some apples from the local grocery store to test out our new dehydrator. When the weather is warm we will purchase fruits and vegetables from local farmer’s markets and in the Fall we Read More

How to Create a Mason Jar Herb Garden


Growing herbs in mason jars is a super quick and easy project. Kids and adults will enjoy seeing seeds sprout and tiny herbs come out of the soil. You can use fresh herbs in recipes and daily cooking. This is a fun classroom project for teachers as well. You can use the jars over and Read More

Girls Night Out – Forget the Selfie – Charity Event


Nina Pomeroy Photography is teaming up with Jade in New Canaan to co-host a fun filled night benefiting the charity Circle of Care. The event will take place on Thursday, March 5th from 7-9pm at Jade, located at 7 Elm Street, New Canaan. Headshot portraits will be taken that evening by Pomeroy for $125 and Read More

Meet the Author February 19: Robert Nickelsberg (Free)


Robert Nickelsberg brings to light issues of the day in this timely and important presentation about his book, Afghanistan: A Distant War, on Thursday, February 19, 2015, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Pequot Library. There will be a 30 – 40 minute author talk, followed by Q & A, book sales, signing, and refreshments. This Read More

10 Of Our Favorite Connecticut Cocktails


We have written about our 10 favorite restaurants in Connecticut so why not tell you about our 10 favorite cocktails that we drink on a regular basis. Maybe you will find a new favorite too and if you have a favorite, please share it below and let us know what restaurant is serving it so Read More

Lyman Orchards Winterfest Rescheduled to February 28-March 1


Enjoy the sweet spot of winter fun at the Lyman Orchards Annual WinterFest has been rescheduled for February 28th and March 1st. This two-day celebration features indoor and outdoor fun family activities for all ages and lots of delicious foods and fresh baked desserts baked made in our farm kitchen Bakery. Come for a sing-along with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf from Read More

Beauty & Food Recipes from our DIY Mid-Winter Social

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Since nothing much exciting happens in January and it’s cold here in Connecticut, usually with lots of snow on the ground, we decided to liven up a Saturday afternoon by hosting a DIY Winter Social. The women created soap, bath bomb and foot scrub beauty products in kitchen and we munched on some great appetizers including Greg’s Read More

AMC “The Walking Dead” Emily Kinney Coming to Mohegan Sun


Best known as Beth Greene on AMC’s The Walking Dead, Emily Kinney will be at Mohegan Sun for a Signings & Sightings event directly following her free show inside the Wolf Den. Kinney will be here on Thursday, February 26th at The Shops at Mohegan Sun taking pictures and signing autographs. You’ve seen her as Read More

Fast and Furious 7 Zooms Into Theaters April 3rd

Fast and Furious 7 Zooms Into Theaters April 3rd

Fast and Furious 7 starring Vin Diesel, the late Paul Walker and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, zooms into theaters April 3, 2015. Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Furious 7.  James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful Read More

Roses are Red: An Evening for Opera Lovers


Enjoy the beautiful sounds of these wonderful voices with a Concert at 7pm followed by a Champagne and Chocolate Toast to Love at 8pm. Tickets: $15.00/each online in advance at, or $20.00/each at the door. Did you know? The origins of the poem “Roses are Red” may be traced at least as far back Read More