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Five Ingredient Fridays: Labor Day Eats!

This delicious potato salad is a Labor Day BBQ favorite in my house.  Simple and inexpensive and of course, only five ingredients.  The best part?  It tastes better the second day so it’s perfect for entertaining. 

Does your lawn need some TLC?

Beautifully lush lawns don’t just happen on their own. They require persistence and impeccable timing! Hoffman Landscapes can help.

Sunburn and Children

Tips for first aid for sunburn, when you should call your child’s healthcare provider, and preventing sunburn…

Bicycle Safety

Next to motor vehicle-related injuries, bicycles injure more children than any other consumer product, according to the National SAFE KIDS Campaign.

Easy Kicks!

Hey, Mamas! We are so excited to talk to you today about EasyKicks, a sneaker club for kids that allows parents to order new Nike and Converse sneakers whenever your kids need them for one convenient monthly price! Here is why we are loving it. The kids can wear their...


The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by PepsiCo will welcome music superstar Tim McGraw to this year’s festival. The iconic performer will headline the festivities on Saturday, September 22 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich and his performance will cap the eighth annual event

The Family Control Center (FCC); A Mom-Space Essential

Courage Confidential is a new home design blog for local Moms, brought to you from the faux-marble knock-off tulip table in an airy studio high above Binney Park. Yes, I’m your neighbor, I’m a designer and I’m a mom.

Travel Gear!

Traveling + kids doesn’t necessarily feel like a seamless combo but we’ve learned a few tricks over the years and have some products that make things a lot easier as well! Here are some of our favorite travel tips and accessories that help keep the time...

Popsicles, The Perfect Summer Snack!

We’ve rounded up three super simple popsicle recipes that you and the kiddos will be sure to love. Popsicles might just be the perfect summer snack. Mix, freeze and enjoy!! Fruit Creamsicle INGREDIENTS 10 oz frozen fruit of choice 1 can full-fat coconut milk (or...

Introducing, Plate Joy!

School’s out for summer and you’re probably going to start hearing “I’m bored” and “I’m hungry” a whole lot more these next few months. Don’t panic, PlateJoy is here to calm the chaos and take the guess work out of...

Kirby Girl: A Q&A with owner Elaine McCleary

…our vibrant signature yellow is the color of optimism and joy. We want the whole shop experience to be about being happy. Yellow is also a color I grew up with – it was my grandmother’s favorite design color.

Mike’s Organic Strata, compliments of Anna Gass

compliments of Anna Gass Ingredients: 8 Organic Eggs 1 ½ cup whole milk 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoons freshly cracked pepper 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ½ medium onion, chopped fine 4 slices Piggery bacon or sausage 1 bag, fresh spinach or 1 pint...

SUMMER SALAD: Garbanzos With Creamy Dill Dressing

{Ingredients} For the Salad: 1/2 C Wheat Berries *For GF try Quinoa or Brown Rice 2 C Water Big Pinch of Fine Sea Salt 1 1/2 C Cooked Garbanzo (Chickpea) Beans (or 1, 15 oz can, rinsed) 1 1/2 C Red Bell Pepper about 1 large pepper, diced 1 1/2 C Green Bell...

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