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Hummock Island Oyster Tours

Off the coast of Connecticut, the next generation is revitalizing a historic sustainable oyster farm.   An hour’s train ride from Grand Central on Metro North lies a diminutive island in the middle of a pond. A five-minute taxi ride from the Westport...


FollowFollowFollow HAZELNUT CAKE TRUFFLES   I am probably in a very small minority but I’m not a huge fan of boxed Valentine’s chocolates.  I’m not saying I turn them away as that would be just crazy. However, when the big day of amore comes around, I much prefer...

A New Subscription Service Gets Personal

These days, you can get subscriptions sent to your home for everything from steaks to flowers. And naturally, we’re all about them—because what mom doesn’t have a soft spot for something that helps eliminate one more errand on a never-ending list?...

5 Pieces Every Mom Needs in Her Closet

Kristin Koch, the executive director of Seventeen magazine and blogger behind Closetful of Clothes is, like all of us, a busy mom who still wants to feel put together…

Bathroom Remodel Checklist from Homesquare!

If you have a bathroom in need of remodeling you might be cringing at the thought of how long the work can take, the expense and the return on investment. Fortunately, our friends at Homesquare have created a Bathroom Remodel Checklist that will help ensure you take everything important into account, and end up with the bathroom of your dreams!

Valentine’s Day Whoopie Pie Recipe

You’ll be head over heels for these nostalgic cakes! Love is in the air and Valentine’s day is right around the corner. Dazzle your sweethearts and do Cupid’s work yourself with these delicious whoopie pies from ONTHEMARC

An Interview with KIDBOX’s CEO Miki Racine Berardelli

A few months ago, we shared our new secret weapon when shopping for kids’ clothes, KIDBOX. So by now you’re probably familiar with this amazing children’s clothing subscription service that takes the tantrums out of the dressing room, by delivering a customized box...

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip. Superbowl Dips from Anna Gass

Superbowl is right around the corner and we’re ALL looking for some good eats.  I am not embarrassed to admit, I only come to the Superbowl party for the food, I love food.  Football…well, not so much.

Orange Is the New Black’s Laura Prepon Shares Her Mom Life

Actress and director Laura Prepon has played plenty of memorable roles in her life—feminist teenager Donna Pinciotti on That ‘70s Show and prison inmate Alex Vause on Orange Is the New Black both come to mind—but her newest one is mom to 1-year-old Ella, who she...

Momsgiving: A New Tradition by Megan Palmer

Megan Palmer Rivera, executive chef at Palmer’s Market in Darien, clearly knows a thing or two about preparing a perfect holiday feast. After all, area families rely on her to make their Thanksgiving, Christmas and other festive meals special, from hors...

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