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Picking apples at Roger's Orchards

Apple picking at Roger's Orchards Southington CT - poor and pretty

Here in Connecticut, you’ll hear a lot of people say that Fall is their favorite season. Why? Apples! We have so many wonderful apple orchards, including Roger’s Orchards in Southington, a Jensen family favorite.

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Manic Friday + Making Sugar Scrub on Better Connecticut!

Boy oh boy was yesterday a fun day for me! I started the day off by teaching Scot Haney and Melissa Cole how to make sugar scrub on Better Connecticut:

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Indie Crafter Spotlight: Rachel DeCavage of sugarplum USA

I met Rachel DeCavage at last year’s Brazen Betties Black Friday Indie Craft Fair, and immediately fell in love with her hand-sewn aprons, upcycled vintage skirts, and organic cotton tees. We became fast friends, and I continue to be inspired by her creativity, ambition, and energy. In a recession, Rachel [Read on...]

Friday Fave: Pink hair highlights

I haven’t had pink in my hair for a few years, and it was about time I put it back in again. Credit for my pretty in pink peek-a-boo highlights goes to Mish. Visit her at Envee Salon & Spa in Southington, CT.

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Tomorrow: Poor & Pretty Cupcake Mixer at sugarplum in Southington

Stop by sugarplum : the shop at 98 Main Street, Southington, CT tomorrow between 12-3pm to mix and mingle, check out my cupcake soaps and other sweets-themed, handmade, vegan, bath & body products, and enjoy mini {edible} cupcakes and a champagne punch on the house! Yum! Shopping last minute for Dad? Get him a cupcake soap! I’ll let you in on [Read on...]