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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near Connecticut

Memorial Day weekend has sentimental meaning for United States citizens, honoring those lives lost while serving to protect our country. The weekend has become the unofficial start to the summer season. If you are looking to travel and plan a getaway this Memorial Day weekend Connecticut and neighboring states have plenty to offer. From festivals, races, beaches, and an all inclusive weekend resort, below are top getaways for Memorial Day in the area.

05/16/2015

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Ask An Connecticut Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

With summer comes higher temperatures which creates safety risks for pets. Without a vocabulary, animals rely on other cues to tell you how they are feeling. They also rely on their owners to keep them cool. For instance, if you see your dog digging in the ground it could be a sign they are searching for cooler dirt under the surface. Following these five tips from Connecticut’s own mobile pet grooming company, pet owners can worry less about their pet’s safety.

05/15/2015

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Top Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Connecticut

Connecticut has plenty of fascinating museums that the whole family will love. Consider spending an afternoon with the kids checking out one of these engrossing, accessible exhibits at some of the state’s best museums.

05/12/2015

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5 Best Places To Get Mother’s Day Gifts

Some may say that Mother’s Day is everyday but according to the calendar, it truly only comes around once a year. So you only get one shot to show that special mom in your life just how much she means to you. Here are some great ideas to help you start the planning.

05/08/2015

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Top Bars To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Connecticut

Connecticut residents who want to join the Cinco de Mayo festivities should visit one of these fine Mexican bars.

04/30/2015

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Top Spots For Chicken And Waffles In Connecticut

There are few dishes more quintessentially southern than Chicken and Waffles – except in the Keystone State, where the Pennsylvania Dutch have a local version with pulled rather than fried chicken. Restaurants in Connecticut favor the southern style, but as the top spots for chicken and waffles listed below explain, each has done something unique to make that classic its own.

04/29/2015

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Top Gift Shops For Mother’s Day In Connecticut

Even though mothers are valued year round, Mother’s Day is one day a year dedicated to saying thank you for all they do. Finding the right gift for your mother, grandmother, wife, or friend doesn’t have to be difficult. Gift shops located across Connecticut offer a variety of unique gifts from personalized jewelry and products to bags, chocolate, or top brand items.

04/28/2015

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Top Spring Festivals In Connecticut

After a long, cold, dreary winter, people and especially families in Connecticut long to enjoy the warm breezes and bright sun of Spring. Every weekend in Spring there are festivals and fairs and other outdoor entertainments to tempt Nutmeggers out of doors.

04/27/2015

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Top Movies Filmed In Connecticut

Top selling movies have chosen locations in Connecticut to film some or all of their scenes. It can be exciting to find Connecticut towns and landmarks in the film, but it can be even more exciting to visit those sites.

04/25/2015

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Top Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Connecticut

When choosing the right gym that suits your needs, comfort is usually the biggest factor in sealing the deal on your membership. Ensuring that the facility offers the right classes, at the right times suited for your schedule are huge deciding factors. For parents and guardians, child care also plays a huge role for choosing the right gym. Here is a list of the top local gyms that provide child care in Connecticut.

04/24/2015

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