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Tackle Plumbing Problems with Al Dexter Septic & Drainage

June 26, 2019 | 0 comments

Whether you’re looking to have a basic fixture repaired or want more extensive plumbing work done, Al Dexter Septic & Drainage is the team to enlist. Find out why!

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Meet Robyn!

June 24, 2019 | 0 comments

If you have never heard of Connecticut Children’s, the non-profit children’s hospital based in Hartford with specialty care centers in Fairfield and Danbury, it is a truly incredible resource. Robyn Matloff, pediatric nephrologist (kidney doctor), and mom to two young girls, recently became their Medical Director of Physician Liaisons for Fairfield County, enabling her to work with local pediatricians, hospitals and practices to make sure they know all the amazing services that Connecticut Children’s is bringing to our backyard. Thrilled to no longer be commuting, Robyn loves days – or nights – at Compo, swears by Sharkey’s tropical hair oil, and would be a Disney Travel agent in a next life. She wishes she could have grown up in a community like this, and feels incredibly lucky for the “framily” she has found here. We are lucky she found us!

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Ergonomic Tips for Gardening (from the experts at Rehab Associates)!

June 23, 2019 | 0 comments

With summer finally here, many of us are planting flowers, vegetables, spices, and more! While gardening is an enjoyable hobby and a great form of physical activity, it’s important to keep your body conditioned, practice healthy habits, and follow these simple ergonomic tips while you’re out working on your yard:

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Feed Your Dog Fresh Foods for a Healthy, Happy Life!

June 18, 2019 | 0 comments

Like many dog owners, CT dad Tom Arrix thought of his golden retrievers, Cooper & Eddie, as his fifth and sixth children. So when Cooper was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2018, Tom set out to do everything he could do to ensure Cooper’s recovery, including meeting with a veterinary wellness specialist who shifted his diet from dry kibble to fresh ingredients. Once Cooper entered remission and regained his appetite—and full zest for life—Tom launched Joy Food to help others give their pets the same high quality food that had helped heal...

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Sunscreen 101 for Kids and Adults – from the Experts at Modern Dermatology!

June 13, 2019 | 0 comments

The good news is sun safety has never been more buzzed about…the downside is the landscape has become confusing for consumers, between new products seemingly launching every day, vitamin D hype, and headlines about SPF’s chemicals causing harm. We turned to the experts at Modern Dermatology in Westport to share their recommendations – for babies, kids, men and women!!

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Meet Katie!

June 12, 2019 | 0 comments

Katie is mom to two young boys, and is very excited to bring her experience as a registered dietician and wellness to her hometown, where she can help individuals and families looking to live a healthier lifestyle. After years in finance, she followed her passion for nutrition and wellness and spent time in NYC working with corporations on wellness in the workplace. Though Katie misses the city, and especially the Japanese handrolls from her favorite spot in Brooklyn, she and her family love being back! Katie is an organizer at heart, loves working with people, and is constantly coming up with creative ways to make eating more enjoyable for kids – and adults. We’re glad to have you back Katie!

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What Happens When the Symptoms of Concussion Last Longer Than Expected?

June 11, 2019 | 0 comments

What happens if you (or your child) has had a concussion but symptoms last for weeks or even months beyond the normal recovery time? The culprit could be Post Concussive Syndrome. We spoke to Dr. Kate Mullin with The New England Institute for Neurology and Headache in Stamford about the treatment and outlook.

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2019 Summer Sidewalk Sales!

June 10, 2019 | 0 comments

If you enjoy the sidewalk sales as much as we do, see below for how to hit up all of those across Fairfield County! And keep an eye out – Westport’s sales are a little early this year, so clear your calendar!! Westport – Friday, June 28th- Sunday, June 30th Darien-Thursday, July 11th – Saturday, July 13th Fairfield – Saturday, July 20th Greenwich -Thursday, July 11th- Sunday July 14th New Canaan – Friday, July 12th (Local stores only) & Saturday July 13th (full...

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Better Your Barbecue: Seven Simple Suggestions

June 4, 2019 | 0 comments

With Memorial Day behind us and an ENTIRE grilling season ahead of us, Robin Barrie (local mom and nutritionist!) has shared some of her favorite tips and tricks for enjoying healthy backyard barbecue meals at home and with friends. Read on to learn more!

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2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide!

June 3, 2019 | 0 comments

Its JUNE, which mean’s the dads want some attention! While June is also all about camp, the beach, BBQs and summer reading, we wanted to share a few of our favorite gifts for this time of year in case it might be helpful!! Apple Airpods If you’re up for a splurgier gift that will make someone very happy, don’t forget about the Apple Airpods. With a sleek carrying case, these headphones are wireless, and connect to your device as soon as they are in your ears. The newest ones have voice-activated Siri access — and a new...

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