| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Shoreline restaurants are ramping up for summer, and dozens of them have signed on for Onyx Moonshine's largest cocktail crawl to date. Restaurants and bars from Stonington to Stamford are offering specialty drinks made with the Connecticut-crafted...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:37 AM
It sure is swell when your kids come through on Mother’s Day: Breakfast in bed, gift cards for spa treatments, an empty dishwasher.
But sometimes kids kind of stink. No offense, really. But sometimes doesn’t it seem as if everyone in your...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:01 AM
“You look beautiful!”
Certainly, that’s one of the most common utterances of wedding guests. So common, in fact, it seems as if beauty comes naturally to every bride.
Love’s glow may be a force of nature, but experts stress...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:22 PM
You're going to want to make this daytrip more of a getaway.
Just over the Connecticut/ Rhode Island border in Watch Hill is Ocean House, a historic home turned resort and hotel.
With a spa, ocean-front dining and plush decor, Ocean House offers a...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:37 AM
When my boys were maybe 2 and 4, I read an alarming article about all of the chemicals that are put into kid's shampoo, bubble bath and body lotion...and it really freaked me out. I couldn't believe that many of the products I was using on their little...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials.
FOR THE GUYS...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Weddings are a lot of work. So much work, in fact, I asked my editor to push the deadline for this column back to the end of the weekend...so I can spend my days off working. Business hours are reserved for angry phone calls and bathroom cry breaks....
| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:39 PM
A quick guide to how many 'maids and 'men are appropriate, who you should choose, the lead attendants' responsibilities, and how to say thank you.
The number in your wedding party is usually based on the number of guests, says Nancy Mattia,...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:21 AM
The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day.
Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Indulging in a post-I Do's dream trip doesn't mean you have to start your marriage off deep in debt. Here's how to have your honeymoon and afford it too..
Near - Home is Where the Heart Is
Airfare alone for traveling overseas can put a healthy dent in...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:09 AM
I developed mixed emotions while driving the 2012 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC diesel. I loved the luxury– who wouldn't? And I was totally impressed by the fuel economy. I managed over 30 miles per gallon on the highway. I’ve driven compacts...