By Kim McNeill Winter holidays are here again! If you are anything like me, you want your kids to have memorable traditions, quality family time, and keep busy by themselves long enough for the parents […]
By Kim McNeill Christmas in Connecticut is more than just a movie. The movie, starring Barbara Stanwyck, has a 1940s New York career women moving to the country to pretend to be the perfect housewife […]
The turkey is in the oven, the side dishes are waiting to be heated, and everyone is sitting in front of the TV screen waiting through three hours of pre-game commentary before the kick off. While that is perfectly fine, it just might not be how you pictured your big family day. What else can you do? A lot!
At the time of the year-end holidays, when many of us are reveling in the joy of abundance and being able to generously provide for ourselves, we are fully aware of how much we have. Thanksgiving and the winter holidays remind us to step back and think about why we are so contented. What if we didn’t have good health, ample food, warm beds, or hot showers?
By Kim McNeill I don’t know what it is about Halloween in Connecticut. It is such a quintessentially New England event here in the Nutmeg State. Perhaps it’s trick-or-treating along a Main Street with some […]
By Kim McNeill I stopped counting the number of paranormal investigators in Connecticut after I couldn’t remember their names in my head anymore. So let’s just say we have a lot of investigators. With good […]
What started as a backyard display turned into a Lake Compounce yearly attraction and Southern New England’s largest Halloween attraction and donates money to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
By Kim McNeill Nothing says Fall to me quite like wandering through an orchard in search of the perfect apple. Whether you are looking for a nice, crisp, sweet apple for eating or a more […]
By Kim McNeill There are some great reasons to know where roller rinks are in Connecticut. If, like me, you grew up during the last roller rink craze in the ‘80s’s, then the nostalgia will […]