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An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline

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Madison Shopping Spree
I checked lots off my list on a sunny shopping spree in Madison!

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saybrook home
Big news at the Saybrook Home Apparel Shop!

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I used to sport a trusty blazer come September, but since the pandemic, I’m more of a cardigan girl. In fact, it’s hard to get me out of the “cardigan,

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madison ct shopping
I checked lots off my list on a sunny shopping spree in Madison!

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We’ve gathered a bunch of Shoreline shops and services (grouped by town) that are offering wonderful deals for Black Friday & Small Biz Saturday. Print our list and head out to your town or discover another!

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Here is a list of my go-to websites for furniture and home decor when I'm redecorating in my head:

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hilary robertson
I've long been an admirer of Hilary Robertson's interior design and style books and recently caught up with her about new projects.

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nora murphy
Find antique and vintage country furniture and decor at this gem of a shop in Chester, CT.

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just hatched
Karen Helburn of Just Hatched sheds optimism on the direction of small business during these times.

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bluebird day
Bluebird Day gets the balance just right with a selection of kids' clothing and gifts that are smart, fun, surprising, and practical.

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college collage
We asked our interns, Hannah and Molly, for their college wish list.

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mens gifts
Here's a round-up of goodies for guys on our list:

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We've trolled the internet for a bunch of great guy gifts for dads or grads:

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Here is some ingenious outdoor seating made right here in Higganum.

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mamas garden
We're all in need of a little self-care these days. Find locally handcrafted scrubs, balms and lotions at Mama's Gardens!

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bluebird home
We reached out to Mara Dowler, a Kon Marie Consultant and professional organizer for an answer to the teetering pile of papers that lands on every available flat surface.

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Celebrations on The Shoreline
Celebrations on The Shore creates balloon extravaganzas for any and all parties, soirees, and events.

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giving tuesday
There are many charitable organizations that support our Shoreline communities. Consider donating to (or volunteering at) one or two of these if you can.

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I justify my addiction to all things Apple because, hey, I’m in the digital industry!

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IIS contest
Here's your chance at some serious spending cash for the big sale!

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Insane Insidewalk Sale 2018
Twenty of the best shops and designers on the Connecticut Shoreline all under one roof - and up to 75% off!

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Insane Insidewalk Sale 2014

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