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Gift ideas for your holiday host or hostess

Gift ideas for your holiday host or hostess

Entertaining is part of the holiday season when hosts and hostesses open their homes to many friends and family to celebrate a time of giving and togetherness. Gifts for the host and/or hostess can show appreciation to the men and women who go above and beyond. A hostess gift can be as simple or as...
All aboard with Santa for holiday treats

All aboard with Santa for holiday treats

We know that Santa gets around during the holiday season, but sleighs are not his only favorite mode of travel. • At the Danbury Railway Museum, a classic 1903 station with a railroad yard filled with vintage train cars, visitors can ride a working vintage train through the yard to Santa’s Workshop. They will find...
Shop Atelier360 for inspired holiday gifts

Shop Atelier360 for inspired holiday gifts

A new fashion statement has arrived on Greenwich Avenue in time for the holiday season. Atelier360 opened its doors at 113 Greenwich Ave. last month and offers luxury fashion, accessories and lifestyle products each with a positive impact and a unique story. New Canaan residents Veronique Lee and Liz Logie are the faces behind the...
Entrepreneur designs fireside benches

Entrepreneur designs fireside benches

Home is where the hearth is, as the saying goes, and New Canaan retired banker turned entrepreneur Peter Hovey has created new ways to entice us to sit by the fire, bringing family and friends together by designing a line of fireside benches called “Club Fenders,” a name that harks back to the 18th and...
Healthy holidays: A party survival guide

Healthy holidays: A party survival guide

Abiding by a healthy nutritional plan can be challenging, but eating most meals at home makes it more manageable. Buying the right foods, counting calories and cooking your own meals are steadfast strategies to keep pounds at bay. But what do you do when the busy holiday season fills your social calendar? Being surrounded by...