Memorial Day Parades!

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Monday, May 30, 2016

  • Danbury‘s Memorial Day Parade will start at Kennedy Park at 9:30am
  • Derby and Shelton’s Memorial Day parade begins at 9 am, beginning on Howe Avenue  at the Intersection of Route 8 in Shelton
  • Fairfield‘s Memorial Day parade begins at 10 am
  • Greenwich’s South Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold its Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m starting on South Beach Ave
  • New Canaan’s Memorial Day parade will start at 9 am in downtown New Canaan
  • Norwalk’s annual Memorial Day Parade starts at 10:00 am at Veterans Park in Norwalk
  • Oxford‘s Memorial Day parade begins at 11 am
  • Prospect’s Memorial Day Parade will start at the Prospect Green at 1 p.m
  • Ridgefield‘s Memorial Day Parade in Monday at 11:30 am starting at Jesse Lee Methodist Church
  • Roxbury 10 am on Memorial Day
  • Southbury’s Memorial Day Parade will start at 11 am at the Pomperaug Office Park
  • Trumbull’s Memorial Day parade begins at 10 am
  • Westport‘s Memorial Day Parade begins at 9 am at Saugatuck Elementary School
  • Wilton‘s– Annual Memorial Day Parade in begins at 10:00am on River Road
  • Wolcott’s Memorial Day Parade will begin at 6:00pm from St. Pius Church on Woodtick Rd



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Summer Fun for Everyone at Shippan Landing!

Not your average outdoor bar… The Beer Garden @ Shippan Landing is fun for ALL AGES

Kids and dogs welcome! Outdoor games like corn hole and jumbo jenga, picnic tables, food trucks, and more all over looking the harbor in Stamford, CT!

Hapa Food Truck will be there too, serving their famous tacos and Furikake Fries!
America street food meets Asian Pacific cuisine
Take a look at their Facebook and Instagram for menu options!

Bring your children, friends, and even your dog for a relaxing night out with beautiful weather!

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Gem of the Week!



MilkCraft brings Fairfield, CT farm to cone ice cream!

Opening day was May 9th, and my favorite go-to website for all the best eats around, CT Bites, already went in and tried it out…

Watch CT Bites video of MILKCRAFT turn cream into ice cream with the help of a little liquid nitrogen!



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Music is my medicine.

Lots of music coming to Stamford, CT this summer!! Alive at 5 and Artwalk!!!

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“Thursday nights in Columbus Park have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with great music, great dancing and great times! 21 and over!

Check out the video for all of the artists coming to Stamford CT this summer!”


“The ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown is yet another step towards showcasing the growing art community and collectors market in Stamford Downtown.

Created by Stamford Downtown Special Services District, a phenomenal experience awaits ARTWALK patrons. Take a stroll through the Downtown streets and visit 7 participating galleries, enjoy live music & dancing. We look forward to celebrating the arts with you!”



Weekend Inspiration!


Tusk & Cup Fine Coffee

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Somewhere to definitely try this weekend with friends or your significant other for a new traditional Italian cafe experience!

What’s behind the name??? Elephants have always held a special place in both Italian heritage and the Ancona family. Elephants are a symbol of wisdom, power, loyalty, intelligence, and strength. Elephant figurines placed on shelves or by doorways are said to ensure longevity and luck. Not to mention, elephants never forget!

Something to Look Forwards to This Summer!

Slide the City in Stamford, CT

Slide the City comes back to Stamford, CT for more fun for all ages!!!!

Early bird special prices for the second Slide the City Stamford are available! Take a look at some of last years pictures!


GEM of the Week!

Signature Style


What is it? Custom gifts, home decor, accessories and apparel. Mary Logan and Ann Nash opened their doors in September 2010 in Wilton Center (Connecticut) to provide beautifully embroidered, embossed and vinylized merchandise.

They will work with you to design custom  monograms and personalized embellishments for all of the items we sell.  They do their our own work “in-house” so you are guaranteed a fast turn around and high quality standards.

The website shows only a fraction of all of their products so if you are looking for something special and can’t find it here chances are they have it at their retail location.

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GEM of the Week!

Snappy Gator


What is it?  Snappy Gator is your go-to shop offering an exciting collection of clothing, accessories, and gifts.

Looking for a little sparkle? Snappy Gator has what you’re looking for in 14-carat gold, sterling, and enamel jewelry as well.

Owner Ann Rerat has doubled the fashion fun with two shops in Fairfield and Wilton, Connecticut—both with SG’s signature wainscoting, bleached white antique pine floors, light airy space, aqua walls, and Vespa in the window!

Not from Connecticut but like what you see? Be sure to check the trunk show page often to find out where Ann will be bringing her pop up shops country-wide, or drop her a line and she’ll ship an outfit straight to your door. At Snappy Gator, finding the perfect outfit is a snap!

Check out THEIR blog for fashion and merchandise updates!

Mention The Lifestyle Lender at checkout and get a special gift!

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