Christmas in New York City.

What’s better than being in the city during the holidays? I can’t think of much. The twinkle of the lights. The store windows decked to the nines in holiday cheer. The magic of Rockefeller Center lighting up the city with the best Christmas tree in the world, while people discover the warmth of love while…

Take a Holiday Stroll through Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

What is it about small town U.S.A? They just get everything right. The charm of the people. The perfectly lined streets decked out ever so vividly for the holidays. Visions of yesteryear floating through your head instead sugarplums. What are sugarplums? The nearby town of Stockbridge, MA is perhaps center stage for all small towns….

Thanksgiving is for Laughter and Love.

“Get the turkey! Shoot, I forgot the mashed potatoes. I’ve got wine! What? No vodka?! Shoot!” Ah, the holidays. We’re all scrambling to get everything just so, scratching off our shopping list item by item only to come home and realize, yes, there’s still more we need. There’s always more that we need! This year,…

Outside In: Decorating for Christmas from the Great Outdoors

So this year I’ve been pretty excited about the whole holiday decorating thing. I mean, honestly who isn’t? Every year I, like many of you, unpack and search high and low for every single piece of decor I tucked away since the spring. I really hate that dreaded game. You think you know where everything…

VIDEO: Ideas for your Valentine

As Valentine’s day approaches, we continue to search for great ideas that will make the day with that special someone memorable. Wine, of course, tops the list as many enjoy a night in with dinner and a glass of wine. My personal favorite is a wine that has gained in popularity over the past few…

A Valentine Performance Not to Miss

The Signer/Songwriter Network of Torrington,CT will host a Valentine’s Day performance featuring guest artist Dan Lowe on Monday, February 14 from 6-9 PM. The event, scheduled to take place at T-Place Sports Bar & Grill on Winsted Road in Torrington, anticipates to draw in crowds from around the local area as they offer some delicious dinner…

Discover Christmas Village

While so many of us have lost touch with the true magic of the holiday season, others continue to embrace it. The youth of our world today are certainly the ones that have become captivated by its essence, and that spirit can be seen so vividly at Torrington‘s Christmas Village. Christmas Village is a magical…

Get your ugly sweater ready!

 We all have them. Those ugly sweaters that we get for the holidays that we never want to be seen in public with, and for good reason too. They are the ones that you just want to keep in the gift box that you got them in and give them away as a gift next year. Well,…

Thanksgiving dinner from the farm

I am a firm believer in just about anything local. Those mom and pop stores of ours are really doing all that they could to help bring back our local economies and turn around our Main Streets. One local company is doing just that, and they are hoping that you will buy your Thanksgiving dinner…