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Holiday Treats



Crumbs Bakery

Old Friend, New Look

If you thought the sweet indulgence of Girl Scout cookies couldn’t get any better, have we got some news for you. Everyone’s favorite cookies are now…cupcakes? Crumbs Bakery and the Girl Scouts recently introduced a new line of cupcakes that pay homage to Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs and Peanut Butter Sandwiches. Now nobody is suggesting you ditch the age-old tradition of popping your Thin Mints in the freezer; we just thought you’d want to know that perfection can indeed evolve. Crumbs Bakery, 48 West Putnam Avenue, 203-618-9500, crumbs.com.

Sweet Greetings

You may want to rethink sending your standard holiday cards when you check out these customizable sweet treats. This season Sweet Rexie’s, an over-the-top shop that makes Willy Wonka look like a slouch, is offering frosted Oreos adorned with festive illustrations. Or to really say “Happy Holidays” in style, have them tailored with your own artwork (photo, monogram, message, etc). Sweet Rexie’s ships nationwide and can attach personalized cards with your orders. Standard boxes start at $15, Sweet Rexie’s, 1552 Post Road, 203-254-3254, sweetrexies.com.


Sweet Rexie's

Making Scents

What happens when an acclaimed illustrator and famed fragrance designer decide to put their talents together? Absolutely adorable seasonal candles happen. Nick Hanzlik is best known for his stationery and gift company, R. Nichols, as well as his illustrations and hand-cut paper collages. Gary McNatton has developed fragrances for Fred Segal, Gap, Banana Republic, Restoration Hardware and West Elm, among others. Together they have created a collection of whimsical candles that incorporate clean, pure scents and joyful illustrations. For the holiday season, the pair has introduced a votive trio that includes “Sparkle” (the quintessential scent of a Christmas tree lot), “Glisten” (a winter blend of cinnamon, clove and blood orange) and “Glow” (the warm scent of a crackling fire). The fun festive candles are the perfect hostess gift; $68, available at Hoaglands of Greenwich, 175 Greenwich Avenue, 203-869-2127, hoaglands.com


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Greenwich Agenda

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  • The Best of 2014: Cecile Chong, David, Ruth Hiller, David Licata, Loanne Mattera, Jill Parisi, Kristen Thiele

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  • IMAGINE CANDY- SWEET TASTINGS!!!

    2014.10.24
     @ Imagine Candy

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  • Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale for Charity

    2014.11.29
     @ First Congregational Church of Greenwich

    O, Christmas Tree; O Christmas Tree Buy your tree and help those in need this Christmas! It’s time for the annual Christmas Tree and...

  • "Paper & Stone" an exhibition by Ellen Gordon & Sary Backer at the Loft Artists Gallery

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     @ Loft Artists Gallery

    Paper and Stone” An exhibition by Sary Backer & Ellen Gordon November 1 - November 30th Artists’ reception: November 8th from 4 – 6 PM...

  • Family Gallery Tours

    2014.10.26
     @ Bruce Museum

    Designed for children ages 6-10 and their families, these tours will provide an interactive, discussion-based tour of the museum’s current...

  • Tuesday Toddler Tours

    2014.11.04
     @ Bruce Museum

    Children ages 3-5 and their adult caregivers are encouraged to come explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions through picture books...

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     @ Greenwich Avenue

    Looking for a fun way to complete your holiday shopping and give back to your community?    On December 2, 2014, local non-profits...

  • Breast Cancer Alliance Holiday Gift Boutique

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     @ Greenwich Country Club

    More than 40 skilled artisans, designers, and purveyors of finely crafted goods and provisions will showcase their wares at the Breast Cancer...

  • Holiday WOW At Your Front Door!

    2014.12.02
     @ Garden Education Center of Greenwich

    Beautify your entrance way with luscious holiday evergreens, berries, pinecones and more, sure to last throughout the dreary winter...

  • Exercise as Treatment for Chronic Pain

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     @ Noble Conference Room Greenwich Hospital

    Presented by Greenwich Hospital and Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists Exercise as Treatment for Chronic Pain Tuesday, 12/2/14 at...

  • Israeli Film Series | Bethlehem

    2014.12.02
     @ Stamford JCC

    Join us throughout the year for award-winning films direct from Israel that will show you Israel through the lens of a movie camera. Following each...

  • Holiday Della Robbia Wreath

    2014.12.03
     @ Garden Education Center of Greenwich

    Create a lavishly decorated live wreath for your home this holiday season with Maureen FitzPatrick. Using a variety of real...

  • Picture This with Authors Lisa Barr & Gabrielle Selz

    2014.12.03
     @ The Drawing Room

    Authors Lisa Barr & Gabrielle Selz Bring Their Stories of Passion, Chaos & Intrigue from the World of Modern Art to Greenwich...

  • Holiday Tea

    2014.12.04
     @ Garden Education Center of Greenwich

    Back by popular demand!  An elegant multigenerational holiday tea party featuring a delightful afternoon tea, delicacies and a gift...


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