Publisher's Note

Publisher's Note

Hello! Today begins the autumn season - my most favorite season of all! I love everything about this time of the year, pumpkin everything, apple picking, bonfires, sweaters, crisp cool air, I can go on and on...This week's newsletter features ...

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Slow Cooker Ribs

Slow Cooker Ribs

School activities, busy weekends - this recipe is perfect for a delicious dinner with little prep. Round out your meal with a baked potato and some fresh corn. Ingredients: 1 rack of baby back ribs 2 Tbsp of rib spice ...

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2 Family Four Passes Up for Grabs to the Beardsley Zoo!

2 Family Four Passes Up for Grabs to the Beardsley Zoo!

Giveaway Details at the End of this Article Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is a wonderful place to visit - alone or with your family. Spend an hour or the whole day and see more than 300 animals representing primarily North and ...

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3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Feeling like a local in a new community can take years. Even longtime locals can feel isolated as houses nearby change hands. While having children of similar ages can often pave the road to meeting others in your community, it's ...

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Classes in Darien and Ridgefield for ages 4-7 and 7-10

Classes in Darien and Ridgefield for ages 4-7 and 7-10

Looking for something different for the kids to do after school this season? How about cooking classes? Tiny Chefs is the premier provider of kids cooking parties, classes and camps in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, and has expanded earlier this ...

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Make Your Own Drum!

Make Your Own Drum!

My kids have been having so much fun with this drum! Try different sized cans to see how that changes the sound!What you need:One empty tin can, we used a 28oz canClear packaging tapePaper, your choiceWhat you do:1. Be sure ...

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Local Apple/Pumpkin Picking Guide

Local Apple/Pumpkin Picking Guide

Apple and pumpkin picking season is approaching quite quickly! Believe it or not, there are some farms that have already begun their apple picking season. Fall is my absolute favorite season! I love how the leaves change, the smell of ...

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Local Library Directory

Local Library Directory

A directory of libraries in our local town(s) - Trumbull, Monroe, Newtown, Easton, Shelton, Derby and Ansonia. Please note, I add most library sponsored events to our calendar, but those that require registration are not listed so be sure to ...

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Local Farmers' Market Guide

Local Farmers' Market Guide

Farmer's Market 2015 It is my absolutely most favorite time of the year -; Farmer's Market season! I very rarely hit the supermarket for vegetables, fruit and other delightful farm fresh items during these months. Below are various local farmers ...

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