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MEET A DAD: Mike Hoffman of Hoffman Landscapes

Meet Mike Hoffman, a local Dad of three, and the founder of Hoffman Landscapes. He started the company as a way to pay for tuition at Clemson University. Today, his award-wining company has built up a popular following with clients all over Fairfield and Litchfield Counties in CT, as well as Westchester County in NY.

MEET A MOM: Courtney Chessen

Meet Courtney Chessen, the mom of three who brought Mandarine Home to Darien. She grew up in Darien as well as New York, opening her first Mandarine Home in 2014 in Glenview, IL. The Darien location followed in 2019. Learn more about Courtney and what she loves about design and working with clients in her hometown.

Carnival Time!

Get ready for some family-friendly fun at some of the best annual carnivals in and around town!

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

Has your child – or someone on their team – been injured lately? Are they miss-ing out on games, or possibly the full spring season? The longer an athlete is inactive, the longer it takes for them to come back to full activity after a break. Connecticut Children’s pediatric and adolescent sports medicine ex-perts have been hearing one question a lot: How can athletes prevent injury, and what is the best way to return to full activities after a break? There a number of strategies to prevent that, and Sports Medicine Doctor, Imran Hafeez, MD., shares 6 tips all parents should know!”

Mom Hack: Moonpig Card for Father’s Day

Father’s Day made simple with Moonpig cards sent right to him.

Meet the Mom Behind Room for Paws Pet Resort

Carmela is the mom of two behind Room for Paws Pet Resort in Stamford! She’s shar-ing what she loves about Fairfield County, what she loves about going to work every day and her advice for pet parents looking for a home away from home for their furry loved one.

Concussions 101 with Jeannine Rockefeller, APRN of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Here’s what to know about concussions from the pediatric experts at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.

5 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

When your blood pressure levels are in question, medications may not always be the best answer. Lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, can make a big difference in your health. In our latest blog, Dr. Nabeel Salih, a primary care provider with @HartfordHealthCareMedicalGroup in Fairfield, discusses five natural ways to keep your blood pressure under control.

Your Garden to your table with an Edible Garden In Connecticut

Unlock the secrets to a farm-to-table lifestyle. Learn to cultivate your own Connecticut edible garden with fresh produce and aromatic herbs. Whether you’re a seasoned green thumb or a novice gardener, there’s something gratifying about growing your own food. With some careful planning and effort, you can enjoy a continuous supply of fresh vegetables, fruits, and aromatic herbs, providing a delightful farm-to-table experience all year round with your own edible garden in Connecticut.

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Mosquito Squad Tick Control Can Help Protect Your Yard This Spring

Mosquito Squad Tick Control Can Help Protect Your Yard This Spring

  Spring is here! It's time to set up mosquito and tick control for your yard. Ticks now emerge in April and May, but they can come out as soon as there is a sustained period of 45 degree weather. Setting up treatments now with Mosquito Squad  lays the groundwork so...

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MEET A DAD: Mike Hoffman of Hoffman Landscapes

MEET A DAD: Mike Hoffman of Hoffman Landscapes

Meet Mike Hoffman, a local Dad of three, and the founder of Hoffman Landscapes. He started the company as a way to pay for tuition at Clemson University. Today, his award-wining company has built up a popular following with clients all over Fairfield and Litchfield Counties in CT, as well as Westchester County in NY.

Carnival Time!

Carnival Time!

Get ready for some family-friendly fun at some of the best annual carnivals in and around town!

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

Has your child – or someone on their team – been injured lately? Are they miss-ing out on games, or possibly the full spring season? The longer an athlete is inactive, the longer it takes for them to come back to full activity after a break. Connecticut Children’s pediatric and adolescent sports medicine ex-perts have been hearing one question a lot: How can athletes prevent injury, and what is the best way to return to full activities after a break? There a number of strategies to prevent that, and Sports Medicine Doctor, Imran Hafeez, MD., shares 6 tips all parents should know!”

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MEET A MOM: Courtney Chessen

MEET A MOM: Courtney Chessen

Meet Courtney Chessen, the mom of three who brought Mandarine Home to Darien. She grew up in Darien as well as New York, opening her first Mandarine Home in 2014 in Glenview, IL. The Darien location followed in 2019. Learn more about Courtney and what she loves about design and working with clients in her hometown.

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