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Fourth of July Recipe Round-Up!

Fourth of July Recipe Round-Up!

Credit: Freut Cake[/caption] Need some ideas for your 4th of July menu? These options include something for everyone, from festive cocktails to savory sides. Hope everyone has a happy—and healthy—holiday this year. DrinksWatermelon Mojito from Barefoot ContessaBoozy...

Meet Two Dads: Douglas Graneto & Wear Culvahouse

Meet Two Dads: Douglas Graneto & Wear Culvahouse

This week we’re happy to be featuring two dads for our “Meet a Dad” story! Douglas Graneto, principal of Douglas Graneto Design and his husband Wear Culvahouse, a retired OB/GYN who is now COO of the company, live in Greenwich, CT with their 11-year-old daughter...

Every Kid Wins – Pinstripes Art Challenge!

Every Kid Wins – Pinstripes Art Challenge!

Pinstripes is inviting children up to the age of 12 to create a personal work of art that describes their favorite thing about coming to Pinstripes with their family or friends. It can be about the games they enjoy, their favorite food, the fun decor, a party they’ve...

MEET A COACH: Nate Jean-Baptiste

MEET A COACH: Nate Jean-Baptiste

To celebrate Father's Day this weekend, we are featuring local dads who are making a difference in the community! Our first “Meet a Dad” is Nate Jean-Baptiste, Program Director/Head of Player Development at High Rise Basketball. Besides spending time with his three...

Meet the Founder Behind OYUN Luxury Loungewear

Meet the Founder Behind OYUN Luxury Loungewear

Interested in upgrading your “mom uniform” with super comfortable but incredibly stylish go-to pieces? We’re always looking for clothing that fits this bill, and that’s why we were thrilled to learn (and share) all about OYUN. Founded a year ago by fashion industry...

MEET A DAD: Steve Bloom

MEET A DAD: Steve Bloom

This week’s Meet a Dad is Steve Bloom, a New Canaan native and father of a young son named Albie. Not only is he Owner and Director of Camp Playland, he grew up on the camp property. For more about Steve and his family, check out the interview. How old are your kids,...

New Summer Read: Happy & You Know It!

New Summer Read: Happy & You Know It!

Author Laura Hankin’s book, Happy and You Know It, shines a spotlight on a rich and hilarious topic—kids music classes. Laura is, in real life, a playdate musician in addition to being an author, and hilariously and adeptly covers the outlandish world of Upper East...

Cocktails for Summer!

Cocktails for Summer!

Rosé is the official drink of summer, and it’s also a perfect base for warm weather cocktails. We asked Erica Blumenthal and Nikki Huginar, who co-authored Yes Way Rosé, for their favorite pink mixed drinks. See below and cheers to summer! Photos: Sarah Anne Ward Spa...

Where To Go Strawberry Picking This Year!

Where To Go Strawberry Picking This Year!

Strawberry picking in Connecticut is a fun annual activity! Some farms have already begun pick your own, while others expect to start within the next few days. Below you’ll find a list of great farms nearby that offer strawberry picking! Keep in mind, there are new...

MEET A DAD: Nick Martschenko

MEET A DAD: Nick Martschenko

Our latest "Meet a Dad" is Nick Martschenko, chef and owner of South End and Uncorked in New Canaan. Besides spending time with his three children, he loves food (of course), sports and anything outdoors. Read more to find out how he went from playing rugby to working...

Best Baby & Kids Sunscreens for Summer 2020!

Best Baby & Kids Sunscreens for Summer 2020!

Looking to keep your kids safe from the sun this summer? The first thing to look for in a sunscreen is a physical (as opposed to chemical) formula. Safer ingredients include zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, while ones to avoid include avobenzone, oxybenzone,...

Hoffman Landscapes Acquires Kent Greenhouse & Gardens

Hoffman Landscapes Acquires Kent Greenhouse & Gardens

                                                                                                      Business will continue under the Kent Greenhouse & Gardens name, in the same location, with all employees retained Wilton, CT – Hoffman Landscapes, Fairfield...

MEET A DAD: Tim Nee

MEET A DAD: Tim Nee

To celebrate Father’s Day, we are profiling local dads during the month of June. Our first “Meet a Dad” is Tim Nee, a father of two and Darien native who grew up playing Little League baseball here. In 2018, he started a local business called Darien Garage Door and...

What You Need To Know About COVID-19 Related Child Inflammatory Disease

What You Need To Know About COVID-19 Related Child Inflammatory Disease

We’ve heard a lot in the news lately about pediatric multi-system inflammatory disease being linked to COVID-19 cases in kids. The new development is frightening for families, especially as we weigh the possibility of camp, and school next year. So what exactly do we...

Love Your Home this Summer with Dibico!

Love Your Home this Summer with Dibico!

This story was provided and sponsored by Dibico.   Most of us have found ourselves spending more time in our homes than we ever have in the past - and without the usual distractions of everyday life, noticing anything that’s in need of repair, updating or just...

Press Pause CBD 30% Off

Press Pause CBD 30% Off

No doubt about it, anxiety and Covid-19 seem to go together like two peas in a pod. Whether you were already battling anxiety before this pandemic began, worrying about keeping your family healthy, the economy, homeschooling and more can certainly trigger it....

MEET A MOM: Drew Lamm

MEET A MOM: Drew Lamm

Meet Drew Lamm, the Rowayton-based author and Mom behind Taste Life Twice Writing. What started as a word-of-mouth writing group 20 years ago, quickly turned into a haven for locals who want to "taste life twice" through writing. Find out what inspired Drew to start...

Darien Library to Celebrate Annual “1894 Day”

Darien Library to Celebrate Annual “1894 Day”

Darien Library will celebrate their 126th Anniversary on May 27, 2020 by holding an annual giving day called “1894 Day.” 1894 Day will run from 12:00am to 11:59pm on May 27. In honor of the Library’s 126th Anniversary, their goal is to raise $126,000 on May 27. All...

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