Hi again, it’s Jan. Looking for some spring treats or last-minute Easter gifts …? I’ve got a couple of finds right in town that might work … Did you know that you can build your own box of candy? Well, the next time you are at Gofer Ice Cream on the Post Road take a [...]
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Hi again, it’s Jan … HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO EVERYONE. Here is the perfect way to share Valentine’s Day with your spouse. PALMERS MARKET in the Noroton Heights shopping center has a wonderful bakery. Meghan, a member of the Palmer family, opened it after she graduated from culinary school as a baker. Everything is delicious [...]
Hi again, it’s Jan! Well, the snow is on the ground, the temperature is falling but here is a bit of spring in January. All of these wonderful bright green things are at Good Goods. The italian ceramic green zebra print bowls are $64.00 and the matching platter is $115.00. If you just want a [...]
Hi again, it’s Jan! First stop: Darien Sport Shop. Here is a great chance to wear something really beautiful and do something really good. The daughter of former Darien resident Tess van Munching is selling these gorgeous bracelets made by Samburu women in Kenya. Each bracelet, made by hand, takes an entire day to make, [...]
Hi again, it’s Jan! It’s almost August and the the end of summer may be nearing but you can keep it going in your home all year long. Believe it or not, everything in the picture on the left is a candle! They range in price from about $8.00 to about $20, and believe me [...]
Hi, it’s Jan! Did you know that this year is the 40th anniversary of Woodstock? I missed it myself, and my kids are still asking me why i didn’t go! Well, to celebrate, I am buying my 4 year-old grandchildren these fun T-shirts from Johnny’s on Tokeneke Rd. These are just a few of the [...]
Hi, it’s Jan, and I’ve been shopping again! A year or two ago everyone seemed to be knitting. Now I notice that everyone seems to be needlepointing. I went looking for some great summer/beach projects and found these at The House Of Needlepoint, conveniently located between Post Corner Pizza and Starbucks. First up are perfectly sized [...]