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“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” a review by local mom, Stefanie Grupp-Claspy

Only Two More Weekends This Season Summer Theater of New Canaan Is Putting on A Gem Saturday and Sundays til July 29 Wonderfully entertaining for the entire family – Experience all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in Downtown New Canaan in Christine’s Garden This past Sunday Summer Theater of New Canaan (STONC) put on the premiere of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)”. A comedy written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer...

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Camps are Coming to an End but Connecticut Ballet Center is Just Beginning!

Connecticut Ballet Center, the official school of Connecticut Ballet, has announced its two-week Summer Intensive, August 6-10 and August 13-17. Classes will be held at the air-conditioned studios at Connecticut Ballet Center, 20 Acosta Street, Stamford.   Designed for the pre-professional dancer, ages 8-18, the Intensive provides a unique opportunity to study with guest instructors teaching a wide variety of dance genres,...

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Superstar Tim McGraw to Perform at 2018 Festival  Eight Most Innovative Chefs to be Honored at Opening Night Master Chef Wine Dinner  General Ticket Sales Open Monday, July 2 at 10:00am   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...

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

How to Make Yours Functional & Beautiful with “Courage Confidential”!   psssst….. 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. Let’s face it. We wake up each day, drink our high protein/low fat/no carb smoothie, make the beds, make calls, make...

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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 focused more on fun and less on “are we there yet?!” This inflatable travel booster car seat is great for on-the-go, especially if you are traveling to foreign...

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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 13 oz milk of choice) 2 tbsp sweetener of choice, or pinch uncut stevia optional, 1 overripe banana DIRECTIONS  Blend all ingredients until completely smooth. Pour into...

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