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Jeanne Muchnick

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Jeanne Muchnick, Daily Voice Features Editor, has covered everything from baby advice for Parents Magazine to travel finds for The Rough Guides to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women's magazines including Woman's World and Woman's Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. She is also the author of Dinner for Busy Moms. Among her favorite things to write about: Her neighbors and surrounding communities. So email her and fill her in on what's happening near you.

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  1. Get Carb Happy: It's National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, Fairfield County

    Get Carb Happy: It's National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- In the mood for some cheesy goodness?Go ahead and indulge. Wednesday, April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, one of the top-rated comfort foods in the U.S. It even has its own Facebook page.According to food historians -- and the National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day website -- cooked bread and cheese dates back to ancient times and is enjoyed across ...

  2. Watch Out Lindsey Vonn: Greenwich Teen Skis To National Title

    Watch Out Lindsey Vonn: Greenwich Teen Skis To National Title

    GREENWICH, Conn.-- We in Fairfield County may be thinking spring, but one Greenwich resident is still all about the snow.Olivia Holm, 15, of Old Greenwich, recently earned the title of Overall U16 National Champion at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s U16 Championships held at Maine's Sugarloaf Mountain. The Championships, held March 31 to April 3, featured races in Super-G, ...

  3. Stamford Wins Accolades As An 'American City Of The Future'

    Stamford Wins Accolades As An 'American City Of The Future'

    STAMFORD, Conn. --  Here's a top 10 list to smile about: Stamford has been ranked number seven in this year’s Financial Times’ fDi “American Cities of the Future 2017/2018” report. The city was one of more than 200 locales with populations between 100,000 and 350,000 analyzed by the Financial Times’ Foreign Direct Investment (fDi) Intelligence.Mayor David Martin and Economic Development ...

  4. Going Natural: New Canaan 14-Year-Old Builds Beauty Business

    Going Natural: New Canaan 14-Year-Old Builds Beauty Business

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Nicole Ayoub doesn't want folks to go through the bad eczema issues she had as a youngster. And so, at age nine, she started making her own lotions and scrubs.Now 14, the New Canaan resident and founder of Truly You, has a full-blown natural and organics skincare business complete with nine products sold at area stores, and, coming soon, via the web at ...

  5. Women Empowering Women: Stamford Event Looks To Inspire

    Women Empowering Women: Stamford Event Looks To Inspire

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Five industry-leading women will speak at the fifth annual Women Empowering Women event in Stamford on Wednesday, April 19.Focusing on the unique challenges and successes women face today, each featured panelist will share stories of personal and professional growth to empower others.This year’s panel includes Stamford resident Claudia Poccia, chief marketing officer, ...

  6. Moms Make Booking A Kid's Birthday Party One Click Away In Fairfield County

    Moms Make Booking A Kid's Birthday Party One Click Away In Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Visit any mom's Facebook group page and you'll find the same question over and over again: Where should I go or who should I hire for my children's birthday party?Mom of two Claire Gilvar was one of them. As was Meryl Lefkowitz. So, it seemed only natural that when the two were introduced by a mutual friend, they got to discussing it.Gilvar, who, like ...

  7. Greenwich Boat Show To Serve NYC’s Original Snap Dog

    Greenwich Boat Show To Serve NYC’s Original Snap Dog

    COS COB, Conn.-- Talk about "hot!"For the first time in its nine-year history, The Greenwich Boat Show, held Saturday, April 8 to Sunday, April 9, will be serving Snap Dog, aka “The Hot Dog With Its Name on It." The premium beef franks were born on the streets of New York City, and utilize a unique, all-natural technique of branding their company logo and the word “beef” ...

  8. Connecticut Suffers 6th High Tax Burden In Nation, Says New Report

    Connecticut Suffers 6th High Tax Burden In Nation, Says New Report

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- With Tax Day fast approaching and Republicans planning the first major overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades, the personal finance website WalletHub has released its 2017 Tax Burden by State report.And guess what Fairfield County? Connecticut has the 6th highest tax burden.WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states based on the three components of ...

  9. Shave & Save: Kennedy's In Stamford, Darien Offers Easter Deal

    Shave & Save: Kennedy's In Stamford, Darien Offers Easter Deal

    STAMFORD, Conn. --- Since taking ownership of Kennedy's All American Barber Shop last June in Stamford, Darien and West Hartford, Rupal Patel has been very busy.First, the Stamford resident did lots of marketing and sponsoring of area athletic teams. She also started member/client appreciation days at each clubs. And now, she has an Easter special, basically offering a free gift with a ...

  10. Culture, Food, Put Stamford Among Top Cities To Visit, Says New Report

    Culture, Food, Put Stamford Among Top Cities To Visit, Says New Report

    STAMFORD, Conn.  -- Watch out for tourists, Stamford. The city was recently named among the "Best Mid-Sized Cities to Visit in the Northeast" by RewardExpert.Stamford came in number five after Syracuse, NY; Providence, R.I.; New Haven; and Allentown, PA thanks to its vibrant cultural and culinary scene. The study looked at 250 mid-sized cities in the U.S. and evaluated them on ...

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