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A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

| March 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

Psst! I’m going to let you in on a little secret: In Connecticut, we love pirates. And it’s no wonder. With a history that’s ripe with pirate lore (it’s a known fact that the notorious Captain William Kidd once walked the streets of Milford) and rumors of buried treasure (but where did Kidd bury it?!?), […]

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Why Parents Need to Be Tech-Savvy

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Why Parents Need to Be Tech-Savvy

On a recent morning, I awoke to my eight-year-old son walking into my room. Despite the early hour, he was already dressed in his school uniform. “I had breakfast, made my bed and brushed my teeth,” he said proudly. With nearly an hour before he had to catch the bus, he asked if he could […]

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Fun at the Library

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fun at the Library

I discovered the library one summer when I was a little girl. My voracious appetite for reading had grown so much that buying books just didn’t make sense. I read them too quickly and then craved more instantly (a good problem to have, as Cate says). So, my grandmother began taking me to the library […]

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A Good End to the Week

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Good End to the Week

When the kids stepped off the bus on Friday, I was waiting at the end of our driveway in the car. It wasn’t crazy cold or raining — two things that typically lead me to wait in the shelter of the car. Instead, I wanted to be ready to roll when they arrived. I couldn’t […]

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BlogHer ’12 Find: Heading Back to School with Lands’ End

| August 6, 2012 | 2 Comments
BlogHer ’12 Find: Heading Back to School with Lands’ End

Back to school is looming. Before we know it, the kids will be flinging backpacks over their shoulders and heading to the big yellow buses to go return to the land of homework assignments, tests and classroom learning. This summer has been a fabulous one, filled with crafting, lots of beach time and happy days […]

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DIY Birdhouse Candy Dish

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
DIY Birdhouse Candy Dish

There’s isn’t enough crafting going on in my house. The fact is that although the kids and I enjoy making things, that usually falls closer to priority ‘z’ in our lives. Frankly, it’s hard to decide to craft when the dishwasher is begging to be loaded and the vacuum needs a good running and have […]

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18 Summer Festivals for Beach Lovers in Connecticut

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
18 Summer Festivals for Beach Lovers in Connecticut

What do beach lovers do on the weekend? Yes, they play at the beach, hit the water and stick their toes in the sand. But when the beach gets too crowded (it happens), or you just want to do something different, there are so many awesome festivals here in Connecticut to enjoy. Fairs and festivals […]

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Easy DIY Shell Jewelry Box

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Easy DIY Shell Jewelry Box

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Wordless Wednesday: My Budding Fashionista

| January 27, 2011 | 2 Comments
Wordless Wednesday: My Budding Fashionista

Paige likes to choose her own outfits. She was particularly pleased with this one, which she wore to preschool. Heck, I like it too. Girlfriend isn’t afraid of color.

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