Daria lives in Norwalk with her husband, son (2015), and daughter (2017). She grew up in Connecticut (Hartford County) but spent most of her adult life in New York City and traveling the world until moving back to Connecticut with her husband when they started their family. Daria juggles two young kids and a full-time international career. When she’s not spending time with her family or working, she’s daydreaming about where she’ll travel next. 
A boy getting a haircut.

Hair Salons for Kids in Fairfield County

Getting your child’s hair cut should be a pleasurable experience, not one full of tears. Whether you are looking for a luxurious experience for your mini-me or one filled with cartoons and character cars...
A Thankful Turkey craft.

November Gratitude Practice for Kids: Making a Thankful Turkey

A few years ago, I sought ways to help my kids understand the importance of the holiday season from as young an age as possible. I decided to start a gratitude practice with my...
A girl holding her mom's hand in a children's boutique clothing store.

The Best Children’s Boutiques in Fairfield County

Every time you blink, it seems like your children need new clothes. While I love the convenience and price points of chain stores, there really is something special about walking into a children’s boutique...
A box of donuts.

Fairfield County Donut Shops

Did you know that the first Friday in June is National Donut Day? I don't know about you, but I'll take any excuse to pick up a sweet treat from one of Fairfield County's...
BBQ ribs dipped in sauce.

A Round-Up of Fairfield County BBQ Hot Spots!

BBQ season is here, but sometimes it's too much effort to fire up the grill! If you are looking for delicious BBQ at a local restaurant, here is a list of Fairfield County Mom...
A coffee cup on a diner counter.

Fairfield County Diners

I don't know about you, but I love a good old-fashioned diner. The staff typically don't bat an eye at my kids, who struggle to sit still. I know we can get in and...

The Lazy Mom’s Guide to Fairfield County {drive-through and curbside pickup options}

We've all been there. You're dying for a coffee, but the daunting task of unstrapping your squirming toddler from their car seat stops you. You really need a last-minute present for this afternoon's latest...
bacon wrapped dates

Our Family’s Favorite Holiday Appetizer

A long time ago - another lifetime it seems - I was young and single, living in New York City. More often than not, weeknights were spent at after-work happy hours with colleagues and...

Favorite Fall Photo Spots in Fairfield County

It's fall, y'all. And there's nothing quite like fall in New England. We may not have Route 100 in Vermont, but there are still plenty of breathtaking backdrops in Fairfield County that are full...
A hand picking a green apple off of a tree.

Apple Picking In and Around Fairfield County

Fall is almost here, and you know what that means…. it’s apple season! Apple pie, apple cider donuts, apple sauce - the possibilities are endless. Fairfield County and surrounding towns are home to some...