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Fairfield Food On the Go

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As a college student, I often feel like I am in a constant time crunch. Balancing classes, homework, an internship, working out, and a social life creates a busy schedule, one where I do not always have time to cook a meal or sit down to eat one. On days like this, I turn to some of my favorite restaurants in Fairfield that allow me to quickly grab a delicious meal on the go.

My New Life at Fairfield Beach

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In 2019, I had the luckiest opportunity to escape the never ending hustle and bustle of New York City. I left my house behind, but I brought my home with me to my new life here at Fairfield Beach. As any adjustment is a difficult one, Fairfield County and Fairfield University welcomed me and my fast paced life with open arms. Both have made the move seamless; the genuine and kind people, the spacious and elegant homes, and the scenic nature and beach are just some of the reasons that make Fairfield the perfect place for my new forever home.

Snow Day Like Today

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As we all patiently wait for our first real snow of the winter I think that it is the perfect opportunity to touch on some of our “local” ski mountains that are just a quick drive from Fairfield County. Many of us will take bigger trips to Stowe or Stratton this season, and those mountains are wonderful but sometimes you want to do a little [...]

Don't Skate on Thin Ice!

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It’s that time of the year where temps are dropping, and skates, sleds, and skis are being pulled out out of storage. Cant find your skates? Don't worry, you're not on thin ice. Here are few places to glide into the new year. With public skate sessions and rentals available, you're guaranteed to have fun!

Top Trending Home Party Ideas

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Everyone loves a great home party. However, when you are about to be the host, there are many things to decide on. One of the most essential things you should consider is how to bring a trendy party vibe to your place. As a host, it is important to make your guests feel festive and joyful the moment they step into you home. Do you want to host a get-together everyone will remember? Just read on...

Top 5 Home Improvement Trends for 2023

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Many buyers that purchase in 2022 are now faced with which improvements are worth doing on their new home.  As David Steckel, home expert at Thumbtack, puts it, “Home renovations seem to be top of mind right now.” He’s right: But exactly what renovations do these homeowners have up their sleeves?

New York to Connecticut Relocation

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Connecticut has always been known as New York’s backyard for native New Yorkers. Especially in recent times (thanks COVID!), many are looking for more space, tranquility or greater quality of life- without giving up access to one of the largest cities, often deemed as “the best city on earth,” New York City! 

Being a native New Yorker myself, Connecticut was never on my mind in terms of living. Being raised in New York my whole life, how could I ever leave? Especially to another state? Well, the moment I was introduced to Fairfield County, I fell in love! 

A Super Fun Kick-off to the Holiday Season!

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December is here and we are in full Holiday mode! One of the most beloved holiday traditions is The Nutcracker Ballet. For the first time since Covid, Westport’s Academy of Dance presentation of The Nutcracker returns to Staples High School with three amazing performances. This long-time Westport tradition, now in its 41st year, is a must-see for all ages!  

7 Surprising Factors That Can Increase Home Value

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There are many well-known factors that can affect a home's property value, such as location, historical sale prices, and neighborhood. However, the list doesn't quite end there. Surprisingly, there are plenty of outside-the-box details which can add value to your property. We have gathered 7 surprising factors that can increase home value. Having knowledge of market pricing can put you in an advantageous position if you decide to sell your home in the future.