A Day Trip to The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk

We are always looking for fun things to do as day trips in Connecticut. This past weekend we visited The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor for a day of shopping and food. We were invited on a media tour to check out some of the shops and also NIXS Restaurant & Bar. Read More

Connecticut Unveils All-New State Tourism Website

Just in time for summer travel, today marks the launch of the completely redesigned and rebuilt Connecticut tourism website, CTvisit.com. Travelers can now find more than 4,000 places to visit, stay and eat in Connecticut, as well as suggested getaway itineraries, events calendars, vacation deals and much more – all intuitively organized by activity type, style Read More

When To Buy Local Produce at Stop & Shop (Recipes)

Stop & Shop has a relationship with reputable Connecticut farmers and their fresh produce is featured at local Stop and Shop stores through the summer (July through October), The best time to buy fruit and vegetables is when they are at their peak. Take a look at the Stop and Shop chart below to see Read More

Connecticut Gift Guide: Le Rouge Handmade Chocolates & Cakes by Aarti

What better way to support your local Connecticut business when you shop local for the holidays. #shoplocal Le Rouge-Handmade Chocolates & Cakes by Aarti creates an eclectic collection of handmade chocolates and cakes for a discerning global palate. All products are made using Fair Trade Dark Chocolate and the freshest ingredients in small batches. Each order is Read More

Connecticut Gift Guide: Crafty Drinker Candles

What better way to support your local Connecticut business when you shop local for the holidays. Crafty Drinker creates uniquely created re-purposed beer, wine and liquor bottle candles. Their candles are made with 100% soy wax and all natural cotton wicks. All bottle candles are hand cut, sanded and poured, all in our own home. These exclusive Read More

Connecticut Gift Guide: Mystic Knotwork (Stonington)

What better way to support your local Connecticut business when you shop local for the holidays. Mystic Knotwork, located in Stonington, Connecticut, is a family owned and operated business that started with the grandfather, Alton Beaudoin, and continues thrives today under the management of Matthew Beaudoin and his family. Mystic Knotwork uses American grown and processed cotton Read More

Connecticut Gift Guide: Les Cinq Amandes Chocolates (Stamford)

What better way to support your local Connecticut business than to shop local for the holidays. Located in Stamford, Connecticut, luxury confections designer, Les Cinq Amandes, sells the finest European dragées, chocolates and custom gifts from around the world. Everything at Les Cinq Amandes is handmade. The mother and daughter team work with master artisans that share their passion, love Read More

River Quest Winter Wonderland Eagle Cruise Gift Certificates

Come aboard, enjoy winter while experiencing the beauty and solitude of the lower Connecticut River, home to migrating and resident Bald Eagles, and other wintering wildlife. This cruise is offered in conjunction with CT Audubon, EcoTravel Division. A naturalist will talk about eagle biology and ecology, and point out other wintering birds and wildlife seen 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

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