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Strawberry Ripple Ice Cream Recipe!

Strawberry Ripple Ice Cream Recipe!

A new book, Great Scoops: Recipes from a Neighborhood Ice Cream Shop, is a homemade ice cream-making bible, taking you through all the steps you need (including equipment purchases) and supplying endless recipes. In short, if you have making ice cream on your summer...

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Cheers to Summer! We love a good Sangria in the warmer weather, and depending on the setting or food pairing, have served it in white, red or rose varieties. This Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria from The BakerMama is not only refreshing, but decorated with a patriotic,...

Summer Fun With Coastal Orthopedics

Summer Fun With Coastal Orthopedics

School is almost out for summer which means that your kids will have unlimited time for fun (within the boundaries you’ve set). The Coastal Orthopedics team always encourages your children to get outside, get active, and most importantly have fun! There are so many summer activities to choose from such as going on bike rides, playing on the playground, swimming, riding a skateboard and so much more. While it can seem like all fun and games, we advise that you take some precautions first!

Berry Caprese Salad

Berry Caprese Salad

  Summer is synonymous with salad, and now salad is synonymous with Kathleen Ashmore, Tik Tok Star and Local Moms Network Food Contributor. Her "Hungry Lady Salad" series is turning even salad skeptics into believers, and this Berry Caprese Salad is her latest...

Meet the Founder of Gatsby Chocolate

Meet the Founder of Gatsby Chocolate

  If you’re a chocolate lover but not so sweet on extra calories, you’ll definitely want to know about our newest find, Gatsby Chocolate! Founded by Doug Bouton, the cofounder of Halo Top ice cream, Gatsby Chocolate is the lowest-calorie chocolate you can buy....

Is Summer Travel Safe?

Is Summer Travel Safe?

By: John R. Schreiber, MD, MPH So your family is ready for a change of scenery, and the adults and older teens are fully vaccinated. But what if your younger child is still waiting on their COVID-19 vaccine?Before you make any spring or summer travel plans,...

2022 Virtual Activities Guide!

2022 Virtual Activities Guide!

When it comes to educational opportunities for our children, flexibility is key! Virtual Learning can be highly adaptable and often a more efficient way to meet students where they are academically, emotionally, and socially. Kids can learn on their own schedule, and...

Integrative Medicine Physician Opens Pop-Up Practice in New Canaan

Integrative Medicine Physician Opens Pop-Up Practice in New Canaan

Integrative Medicine physician and Darien resident Dr. Katie Takayasu has recently opened a pop-up private practice in New Canaan, at 11 Burtis Avenue, Suite 26. She is seeing patients in shared space with Dr. Jennifer Morgan at Centrality Physical Therapy &...

Birthday Party Guide 2022

Birthday Party Guide 2022

Need some birthday party ideas? Check out these local spots with everything you need to celebrate in style.

Mosquito Squad – Backyard BINGO

Mosquito Squad – Backyard BINGO

  Here's a fun idea from our partner Mosquito Squad to get outside and enjoy your backyard this summer!  We give you Backyard Bingo! Download our free bingo card here, and get 25 ideas for summer activities that the whole family can enjoy. Raise the stakes by...

Learn Tennis Now at Tennis CT

Learn Tennis Now at Tennis CT

LEARN TENNIS NOW (LTN) is a goal-oriented adult learn to play program designed to make learning the basics of tennis fun, affordable, and accessible for everyone.

Humming Homes: Helping You Love Your Home

Humming Homes: Helping You Love Your Home

At The Local Moms Network, our goal is to give quality time back to moms — from physical health, to emotional health, our goals are to empower mothers with the time and framework they need to live their best lives. We believe that the home is the heart of the family,...

Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board!

Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board!

This Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board allows each member of your family to create a dinner plate they’ll love–and actually eat! Picky eaters may just choose chicken and rice, while more adventurous ones may add edamame, spicy Sriracha sauce or cilantro. We’ve been...

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