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Memorial Day

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  • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

    100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers
    "Can I borrow the car?" I remember asking like it was yesterday.  How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys,  I'll never know.  I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive.  My dad taught me.  He...
  • Tips for Traveling with the Kids

    Tips for Traveling with the Kids
    "Are we there yet?" The question every parent dreads, but hears a million times in the car before usually ever coming close to their destination. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, I figure I'd ask if there's any ideas for parents to make traveling...
  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    I'm not going to lie, I love the sun. Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing.  BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen.  They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...
  • CT Wine Trail Kicks Off Summer Season This Memorial Day Weekend

    Drink up the New England charm and coastal majesty of the Connecticut Wine Trail. The flavor of the wines are as diverse as the villages in which they're produced. There are 24 vineyards on the...
  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Seven refreshing craft brews to get you through the summer

    Seven refreshing craft brews to get you through the summer
    We survived the last heat wave of spring, and summer is officially kicking off in Los Angeles this holiday weekend with countless backyard BBQs, picnics, pool parties and camping trips. You don’t always want to lug bottles of craft beer to your...
  • The seven essential tools every grill cook needs for Memorial Day

    The seven essential tools every grill cook needs for Memorial Day
    It’s Memorial Day weekend. Are you ready to get your grill on? With the smells of charcoal and propane beginning to perfume backyards across the nation, now is the perfect time to take stock of your equipment. Whether you’re an old hand or...
  • For Memorial Day weekend, Saucey booze delivery app comes with free bartender

    Can't get to the liquor store and need a bottle of tequila stat? There are apps for that. Including Saucey, a new liquor delivery app "that gets hooch to your house swiftly."  Order and pay for booze via the app and a Saucey driver will be dispatched to...
  • 9 pie recipes for Memorial Day weekend: Classic apple, berry and more

    9 pie recipes for Memorial Day weekend: Classic apple, berry and more
    After all the grilling this weekend, you'll want to finish your meal on a sweet note. So why not indulge in summer's sweet produce with a pie? It's easy to pick one up on the go, but we've got some recipes that any home cook can master in no time....
  • Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school

    Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school
    For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said. According to Wilmette police reports, someone...