Book Review: 101 Organic Gardening Hacks by Shawna Coronado

Hacking is the clever way to tweak traditional rules and methods to accomplish something, especially to save money or time or both. In 101 Organic Gardening Hacks, you’ll find eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden—all top tips, tricks, and solutions dug up by Shawna Coronado, “America’s most creative home gardener.” Some of the hacks in Read More

Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets New Spring Store Openings

Three stores will open or re-open at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets this Spring. Express Factory Outlet will open in April and Calvin Klein and Sunglass Hut will re-open in March. Express Factory Outlet, the fashion-forward brand that has offered must-have, sexy, sophisticated fashion for more than 35 years, will have a grand opening on April Read More

6 Foods That Can Help Save Your Skin From Sun Damage

Just as an unhealthy diet can have a negative effect on your skin and health, a healthy diet high in antioxidant-rich foods can help protect your body, even from the sun. Since antioxidants help reduce inflammation and free radicals, loading your diet with them will go a long way against sunburn and skin damage as Read More

Shrimp Ravioli with Ricotta Herb and Lemon Zest Recipe

Indulge in delicious Italian cuisine with Balducci’s recipe Shrimp Ravioli with Ricotta Herb and Lemon Zest. Balducci’s, with two locations in Connecticut (Riverside and Westport), is the premiere destination for gourmet food, specializing in prepared foods, meats, cheeses, baked goods, custom catering & gift baskets. Shrimp Ravioli with Ricotta Herb and Lemon Zest Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup Read More

Add Italian Flair to Your Meals with These 8 Steps

Add Italian flair to your meals with these 8 steps and keep reading for a delicious recipe from Balducci’s chefs. Balducci’s, with two locations in Connecticut (Westport and Riverside), is the premiere destination for gourmet food, specializing in prepared foods, meats, cheeses, baked goods, custom catering & gift baskets. 1. Choose the right oils: Extra virgin olive Read More

Kudrone Launches Affordable Palm-Sized Drone

Ruiven, leading designer and manufacturer of mobile devices, today unveiled Kudrone, a palm-sized, smartphone-controlled drone that is taking on leading competitors with its breadth of features and affordable price. Available now for presale on Indiegogo starting at $99, Kudrone takes selfies, panoramic images and live videos on-the-go, both indoors and outdoors. It’s built to have Read More

The Annual Spring Bulb Show at Smith College Botanic Garden

Smith College in Northampton, MA is presenting their annual Spring Bulb Show now through March 19th. The Spring Bulb show is a tradition that has been going on for over a century. Several thousand bulbs are persuaded to simultaneous bloom, normally they bloom at different times of the year, to give the feel and look of Read More

Foxwoods Resort Casino Presents Its First-Ever Broadway Series May – July

This three show series includes some of the best known shows in Broadway history! Foxwoods Resort Casino turns 25 Years Proud this February, and the year-long celebration will present world-class entertainment that now includes, for the first time in Foxwoods’ history, three multi-show performances of Broadway classics. The Broadway Series at Foxwoods will be held in Read More

Book Review: HARVEST – Eye-candy for the Gardener and Crafter!

This is our book review of Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants by Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis Book Overview: Every garden–not just vegetable plots–can produce a bountiful harvest! This practical, inspirational, and seasonal guide will help make any garden more productive and enjoyable with a variety of projects using unexpected and often common garden plants, some of Read More

Wildlife and Bald Eagles Cruises on The Connecticut River

With nesting Bald Eagles making the news all over the country, you can be sure that this group in Essex, Connecticut wants everyone to know that there are eagles right here in our backyard. Connecticut River Expeditions of Haddam is ready to cruise on the lower Connecticut River this February and March for the 14th Read More