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Palmers: Old Meets New

This week, we turned to our friends at Palmer’s in Darien for some summer entertaining inspiration. Cindy Palmer pairs two of her favorite recipes that work really well together for any summer fete, from casual get-togethers to more formal occasions. “The Sambal...

Meet A Mom: Brooke Hastings- The Mom Behind The Master Edit

This week’s Meet a Mom is Darien-based stylist Brooke Hastings, who moved to town from New York City with her husband Brandt 7 years ago this September. We spoke to her about her growing business, her Darien life as mom to two children, Charley (7) and Mimi (2), her...

Lime Naked Cake Recipe

Sisters Barbara and Carolina are the talented entertaining experts behind Host to Perfection. Their Instagram feed is pure inspiration, and this Greenwich, CT-based duo now have almost 40,000 followers getting ideas from their tablescapes, recipes and more. The women...

4th Of July Cake

This delicious summer recipe was shared by Chef Debra Ponzek of Aux Délices.      Serves 8 This is the ultimate summer dessert! Make the cake the day before so its quick and easy the next day to finish with whipped cream and berries. Ingredients for Red, White, and...

Swim Safety: 10 Things to Know To Protect Your Kids

Summertime is the best time, but with fun days spent around pools, beaches and lakes, most moms are also concerned with water safety—and for good reason. “Drowning is responsible for more deaths among children ages one to four than any other cause except birth...

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Fourth of July Festivities In and Around Town!

Wednesday, July 3rd Westport Fireworks @ Compo Beach Westport’s annual fireworks display, a spectacular event sponsored by the Westport Parks and Recreation Department, will take place Wednesday, July 3rd, at Compo Beach. The event is set to take place after...

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Music Together- 7 Week Classes All Summer Long!

Music Together- 7 Week Classes All Summer Long!

What’s more fun than singing, dancing and playing instruments as a family? Music Together offers classes 7 days a week throughout the summer. Join at any time!    With a super flexible schedule and bonus class policy, you don’t have to worry about being...

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Music Together: Drop-off Camp Dates for The Summer

Music Together: Drop-off Camp Dates for The Summer

Greenwich: Rhythm Kids and Yoga (Ages 4 – 6) July 15th – 19th and/or August 12th – 16th  Drop-off at 1:00 and pick up at 3:00   Westport: Rhythm Kids and Yoga (Ages 4 -6) July 15th – 19th and/or August 5th – 9th Drop-off at 1:00 and pick...

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The Perfect Way to Kick off Summer…

The Perfect Way to Kick off Summer…

Come into the outside with Hoffman Landscapes. This summer soirée will feature seasonal succulent design with renowned floral designer and local mom, Emily Candee. Stunning backdrop provided by award winning Hoffman Landscapes. Experience Hoffman’s exquisite...

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Happening This Week

  • July 22, 2019 10:00 amDrop In! Come on Everybody (All Ages) @ Darien Library
  • July 23, 2019 9:30 amStorytime Summer Drop In (3-5 yrs) @ NC Library
  • July 23, 2019 10:30 amStories by the Sea @ Weed Beach
  • July 24, 2019 9:30 amDrop In! Toddler Tales (Walkers up to 36 months) @ Darien Library
  • July 24, 2019 9:30 amBook Babies! Summer Drop-in (Walkers) @ NC Library
  • July 24, 2019 10:00 amWednesday Crafternoons @ NC Nature Center
  • July 24, 2019 11:00 amBook Babies! Summer Drop-ins (Pre-Walkers) @ NC Library
  • July 24, 2019 11:00 amTo The Moon and Back: A Magic Show @ Darien Library
  • July 24, 2019 8:00 pmSummer Theatre of NC presents Pippin @ Downtown New Canaan Stage
  • July 25, 2019 9:30 amTales for Tots (18-36 mos.) Summer Drop-in @ NC Library
  • July 25, 2019 9:30 amDrop In! Baby Laptime (Pre-walkers) @ Darien Library
  • July 25, 2019 5:00 pmAlive@Five Outdoor Concert Series @ Columbus Park, Stamford
  • July 26, 2019 10:00 amGentle Yoga @ NC Library
  • July 26, 2019 6:00 pmDarien Summer Nights Concert Series: Music By Rasto & Friends @ Grove Street Plaza
  • July 27, 2019 10:00 amNew Canaan Farmers Market
  • July 27, 2019 3:00 pmSummer Theatre of NC presents Treasure Island @ Downtown New Canaan Stage
  • July 28, 2019RCA Summer Music Festival 2019 @ Bayley Beach
  • July 28, 2019 10:00 amFarm Market @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center
  • July 28, 2019 11:00 amSummer Theatre of NC presents The Light Princess @ Downtown New Canaan Stage
  • July 28, 2019 1:00 pmSummer Theatre of NC presents Treasure Island @ Downtown New Canaan Stage
  • July 28, 2019 4:00 pmSummer Theatre of NC presents Pippin @ Downtown New Canaan Stage
  • July 29, 2019 10:00 amDrop In! Come on Everybody (All Ages) @ Darien Library
  • July 30, 2019 10:30 amStories by the Sea @ Weed Beach
  • July 31, 2019 9:30 amDrop In! Toddler Tales (Walkers up to 36 months) @ Darien Library
  • July 31, 2019 10:00 amWednesday Crafternoons @ NC Nature Center
  • August 1, 2019 5:00 pmAlive@Five Outdoor Concert Series @ Columbus Park, Stamford
  • August 2, 2019 10:00 amGentle Yoga @ NC Library
  • August 2, 2019 6:00 pmDarien Summer Nights: Music By Harry Bergen with Mods and Rockerss @ Grove Street Plaza
  • August 3, 2019 10:00 amNew Canaan Farmers Market
  • August 4, 2019 10:00 amFarm Market @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center
  • August 8, 2019 5:00 pmAlive@Five Outdoor Concert Series @ Columbus Park, Stamford
  • August 9, 2019 10:00 amGentle Yoga @ NC Library
  • August 9, 2019 6:00 pmDarien Summer Nights Concert Series: Music By CC: Legend @ Grove Street Plaza
  • August 10, 2019 10:00 amNew Canaan Farmers Market
  • August 11, 2019RCA Summer Music Festival 2019 @ Pinkney Park
  • August 11, 2019 10:00 amFarm Market @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center
  • August 11, 2019 1:30 pmGroup Canoe Paddle @ Earth Place
  • August 13, 2019 6:00 pmThe Car Show Beach Cruise @ Calf Pasture Beach
  • August 16, 2019 10:00 amGentle Yoga @ NC Library
  • August 16, 2019 6:00 pmDarien Summer Nights Concert Series: Music By Sugar Bear @ Grove Street Plaza

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Meet A Mom: Brooke Hastings- The Mom Behind The Master Edit

Meet A Mom: Brooke Hastings- The Mom Behind The Master Edit

This week’s Meet a Mom is Darien-based stylist Brooke Hastings, who moved to town from New York City with her husband Brandt 7 years ago this September. We spoke to her about her growing business, her Darien life as mom to two children, Charley (7) and Mimi (2), her...

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