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Summer Fun! Giveaway!

Summer Fun! Giveaway!

It has been an incredibly busy summer thus far filled with lots of traveling, catching up with family/friends, and all things outdoors. This week's newsletter includes some activities that require a bit of driving if you're up for a road ...

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Win a Family 4-Pack of Admission Tickets

Win a Family 4-Pack of Admission Tickets

The family-friendly New York/New England regional Beatles-themed festival billed as "Danbury Fields Forever" has expanded to two days this Summer in celebration of The Beatles 50th Anniversary. It will "come together" on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, 2014, ...

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Local Beach Guide 2014

Local Beach Guide 2014

Westport: Sherwood Island State Park Parking fee: $9 Connecticut Residents, $15 non residents on weekdays ($13 for residents and $22 for non residents on weekends). Connecticut's first state park is still one of its finest. Have a leisurely lunch in ...

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Cooking 101: Barbequing VS. Grilling

Cooking 101: Barbequing VS. Grilling

THE WORDS MEAN TWO DIFFERENT THINGS, EXPLAINS CHEF NELSON SERRANO-BAHRI OF THE UNILEVER TEST KITCHENWe often use them interchangeably, but did you know that the terms "barbecuing" and "grilling" describe two different cooking techniques? Barbecued foods are cooked over low ...

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Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

There's still lots of summer to explore! It may be in your backyard, at a local park or at an farther away vacation destination. Get your kids into "explorer mode" by crafting up a set of homemade binoculars.Here's what you ...

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Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

When the scorch of summer is showing its teeth, chances are staying inside in the comfort of air conditioning is the best alternative. For families, being holed up together indoors can sometimes leave you with limited space and in need ...

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Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

"Banana boats" are a great summer dessert to make while camping or for a summer evening right in your own backyard. Make them over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. Any way you choose to make them, ...

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Adopt a Pet!

Adopt a Pet!

We've got kitties! Come meet them. Applicants must fill out an application and be approved. Proof of homeownership or landlord approval required. The fee is $60.00 and this entitles you to two free vaccines, a microchip and a discount off ...

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