CultureTea, Wilton’s Own Tea Room

Keep warm in winter, one hot cup of tea at a time Growing up in Wilton, there used to be nothing of major interest in the town center. Aside from three pizza parlors and four nail salons within a one-mile radius, outings were limited to the old library, the movie theater and Starbucks. Much has changed since I left for college. A few restaurants closed, … Continue reading CultureTea, Wilton’s Own Tea Room

Find of the Week | 42

Fall is here, which means it’s time for denim, sweaters and boots! The temperatures haven’t dropped low enough to break out shearling-lined footwear, but damp weather means taking out the Hunter boots. I went to Chou Chou in Wilton to get a black, matte pair—I even bought shearling in-soles to make them extra cozy. I forgot to feature this bag months ago, but it’s a … Continue reading Find of the Week | 42

Wilton Library Hosts "Judgment of Paris" Lecture, Wine Tasting

I love white wine… Aside from that fact, I don’t know much else about wine. As a way to spark a more serious interest in wine, I signed up for the Wilton Library‘s event with author George Taber and his book, The Judgment of Paris. The premise centers on a 1976 wine tasting which sought to discern fine California wine from its French counterpart.  The wine … Continue reading Wilton Library Hosts "Judgment of Paris" Lecture, Wine Tasting

Tusk & Cup Opens New Location in Wilton

Don’t be surprised if the long line at Starbucks in Wilton begins to cut down—Ridgefield-based coffee shop Tusk & Cup has set up shop down the street! Among many other advantages, Tusk & Cup is dedicated to providing amazing coffee and customer service. As someone who eats Starbucks’ spinach feta wraps way more than I’d like to admit, the freshly prepared egg white florentine wrap at Tusk … Continue reading Tusk & Cup Opens New Location in Wilton

Pic Stitch

Blogger, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram–without these apps and social media platforms, I would not be able to create the look I want for this blog. For a long time, I noticed that some Instagram users create images that have multiple pictures in one frame. It is a nice touch if you are trying to capture the essence of a specific person, place or thing … Continue reading Pic Stitch

Wilton: The Gilded Nest

My mom and I stopped by an antiques store called The Gilded Nest on Route 7 in Ridgefield. The Gilded Nest carries restored antique furniture and home accessories as well as jewelry, handbags, and select beauty products. The Gilded Nest also does interior design consultations and custom upholstered couches and chairs. There was a summer sale, so we got great deals on a pair of … Continue reading Wilton: The Gilded Nest