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Meet a Mom: Lori Leckliter

Meet a Mom: Lori Leckliter

Today’s Meet a Mom is artist Lori Leckliter, a mother of two who moved to town in 2014. A former fashion designer at Ralph Lauren, Lori started focusing on painting and action portraiture when she left New York City for the suburbs. For Lori, her career in fashion...

Meet A Mom: Jeanne Collins

Meet A Mom: Jeanne Collins

    Meet Jeanne Collins, the New Canaan mom behind JerMar Designs. Jeanne, who grew up in Greenwich, settled here for the "small-town vibe and friendly atmosphere" as well as the "sophistication and culture." She started her company in 2020 after leaving her...

MEET A MOM: Kristin Pierce

MEET A MOM: Kristin Pierce

Meet Kristin Pierce, the New Canaan mom behind Shooting Stars NYC! Kristin and her husband lived in New York City for over 20 years before moving to New Canaan with their daughter, Harper. She created Shooting Stars, a competitive dance and performing arts company,...

MEET A MOM—Dr. Sarah Lacarrubba

MEET A MOM—Dr. Sarah Lacarrubba

  Meet Dr. Sarah Lacarrubba, a mother of two boys who practiced family medicine in Manhattan and Westchester County before transitioning to medical aesthetics. Looking for a “coastal town with a strong sense of community,” she and her family moved to Darien in...

How will your property be divided in a divorce in the state of Connecticut?

How will your property be divided in a divorce in the state of Connecticut?

If you are going through a divorce or preparing for a divorce, it is important to think of how property will be divided. Connecticut is considered an all-property state, which means each spouse’s property, regardless of how it is titled or how it was acquired, can be divisible in a divorce. Learn from the divorce lawyers at Ferro & Battey, LLC how this typically works and what you should know.

Everyday Celebrations from Scratch!

Everyday Celebrations from Scratch!

The holidays are just a few short weeks away, and that means holiday parties are about to be in full swing. Whether you’re hosting family for casual dinners or throwing a formal fete for a crowd, a new book from Maria Provenzano, “Everyday Celebrations from Scratch”,...

Weird Wonders at The Maritime Aquarium

Weird Wonders at The Maritime Aquarium

Join The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk for Weird Wonders, a day of wacky experiments and mind-blowing science shows on Saturday, November 5. They are partnering with Mad Science of Fairfield County to bring science to life through a variety of hands-on, fun STEM...

Everyday Apple Tart!

Everyday Apple Tart!

Whether you're baking for Thanksgiving, or just want to use up your apple-picking stash, this Everyday Apple Tart from TikTok star Kathleen Ashmore is an instant classic (that happens to be gluten-free!).    INSTRUCTIONS 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 2/3 cup...

Candy Corn Ice Cream Sundaes!

Candy Corn Ice Cream Sundaes!

  Need a last minute Halloween treat? Try these festive Candy Corn Ice Cream Sundaes from South OC Moms Network!   Ingredients Vanilla Ice Cream (you can also use orange sherbet if you want to dye one less layer)Food coloring: yellow and orangeWhip...

MEET A MOM—Shelby K. Smith

MEET A MOM—Shelby K. Smith

Today’s Meet a Mom is Shelby K. Smith, a mother of two and an artist in Darien. A former beauty executive, Shelby is a self-taught artist who turned her talent—and passion for color—into a new hobby during the pandemic. Shelby’s modern, geometric works will be on...

MEET A MOM – Margaret Riley

MEET A MOM – Margaret Riley

Meet Margaret Riley, a New Canaan mom of three and Executive Director of the YMCA. She and her family are long-time residents who moved to town in 1998, and their most memorable town events include: summer concerts at Waveny, the Fourth of July fireworks and caroling...

Tips To Help Your Child Set Limits On Candy This Halloween!

Tips To Help Your Child Set Limits On Candy This Halloween!

Looking for ways to keep your kids from eating their entire bag of candy after trick or treating on Halloween? Dr. Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH, the Pediatrician and Obesity Medicine Physician with Lifestyle Medicine Center gives tips for preparing your child before heading out and helping them set healthy limits (without a meltdown)!

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