Better Living

Win a CTVisit Prize Pack!

This month’s CTVisit Prize Pack includes passes to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, a private tour for two to The Glass House, and more! Enter to win now!
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Win a CTVisit Prize Pack!

This month’s CTVisit Prize Pack includes access to the Connecticut Beer Tours, a quick fix day spa package at The Spa at Norwich Inn, and more! Enter to win now!
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Our Companions January Pets of the Month

Susan Linker from Our Companions paid a visit with Bonkers and Samantha looking for their fur-ever families... can you find room in your heart and home for one of them? Bonkers: Our Companions Fun, playful, polydactyl and adorable, Bonkers has it all! This 1.5 year old male is a ball of energy and...
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Failing To Plan Is Planning To Fail!

If you are one of the millions of people that want to make a change in 2019 in regards to your diet and health, buffet style meal prep is what a lot of people enjoy. Prepping veggies, protein and carbs ahead, then using them for easy meals. 1.Chop or spiralize your veggies. 2.Roast up vegetables or...
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10,000 Steps Depends On Who You Ask

Many people are familiar with the idea of walking 10,000 steps per day (or roughly five miles). I am probably one of the only people I know who does NOT have a Fitbit! I got to thinking: maybe it would help me stay healthy and so I did a bit of research.the concept originated in the 1960s with a...
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National Children's Day Out

Woman's Choice Charitable Association
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Fill a Truck & Feed Your Neighbors

CT Dept of Public Works
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Fill a Truck & Feed Your Neighbors

CT Dept of Public Works
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Maureen Hasley-Jones

The English Lady's May Tips Including Composting!

The darling buds of May” is such an apt phrase for one of the most enchanting months, bloom on bulbs and trees and the fresh foliage on trees winking in the sun. By now, you have probably removed most of the winter debris, pruned broken branches and re-edged borders. Do not however, apply that...
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More Good Reasons To Make Sure You Get Enough Sleep

We often hear the importance of getting enough sleep. For example, it helps you: Get sick less often. Stay at a healthy weight. Lower your risk for serious health problems, like diabetes and heart disease. Reduce stress and improve your mood. Think more clearly and do better in school and at work...
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