Green and furniture should go together naturally, real wood pieces of furniture can last for generations. Here are five furniture stores in Connecticut that are green – in either the products they sell or the way they run their company, or both.
What’s an average homeowner (or home renter) to do to shave a few dollars off their heating bills – and still keep their home and its inhabitants safe, healthy and at least reasonably warm? Here are few simple, common sense tips to make the winter heating bill a little less painful.
Create a memory with these picture-taking opportunities for your child and Santa.
Cindy Hartog knows how to throw a party. Here are three tips on putting together a holiday party from this master of culinary entertainment, and one of her favorite – and simplest – recipes to add to the fun.
More and more companies in Connecticut are going green – and not just those that are involved in green business. From landscapers who are switching over to propane from gas to schools that are investing in energy-efficient systems, all across the state employers are embracing green ideas.
Connecticut has embraced recycling and has done so at every level – from the state government and town councils to start-up e-companies and even churches.
Landscapers and landscape architects come in many varieties, but more and more of them are going “green”, by designing ecologically friendly, environmentally sound and sustainable lawns, gardens and yards. Here are just a pair of such green landscapers in Connecticut.
Smashed, mashed, smushed, whipped, beaten, pureed or similarly tortured by hand, whisk or blender, potatoes lend themselves to chefs’ whimsies very well, as this list of five unique ways to serve the sacred smashed spuds shows.
Shoppers in Connecticut who want natural, organic, local and non-GMO foods are fortunate in that there are many markets devoted to selling those products and supporting local farmers and artisans.
Like many towns and urban neighborhoods in New England, most of those in Connecticut are built around a central green. Simply having homes facing what is essentially a big open lawn or park, however, does not make a neighborhood green. It takes more than that, and there are a number of towns and cities in the state that have embraced the idea of going green.