Comfort & Joy

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


Hoaglands

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • Exhibit Ira BARKOFF

    2014.10.11
     @ Canfin Gallery

    “The beauty of the physical world becomes a metaphor for the capacity of the spirit to reveal itself". Ira Barkoff Evocation of...

  • Nigh Season: New Paintings By David Konigsberg

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM  Public Invited   NIGH...

  • Undulate: Paintings By Julie Gross and Margaret Neill

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    GALLERY II Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM Public Invited...

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02
     @ Stamford JCC

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • SPLURGE Matches Scarf Donations for Cancer Patients

    2014.10.01
     @ SPLURGE

    SPLURGE and the Cancer Institute at Greenwich Hospital are partnering to bring comfort and encouragement to cancer patients.  From October...

  • Flinn Gallery Art Opening

    2014.10.30
     @ Flinn Gallery 2nd floor

    FLINN GALLERY Opening Reception 'IN FOCUS' Thursday October 30, 6 - 8pm Seven artists share their visions - Carolyn Conrad,...

  • IMAGINE CANDY- SWEET TASTINGS!!!

    2014.10.24
     @ Imagine Candy

    Imagine Candy located in Scarsdale Village- Winner of 2014 Best West of Westchester by Westchester Magazine- holds a Belgian Chocolate and Candy...

  • Flower Power

    2014.10.08
     @ SM Home Gallery

    SM Home Gallery show featuring two Greenwich based artists: Margaret Bragg and Penny Putnam. The art show runs thorough November 22nd....

  • Harvest Fair and Gift Show

    2014.11.01
     @ Second Congregational Church

    Event Will Include Hay Mazes, Games, Crafts, Food, Holiday Shopping The community is invited to a Harvest Fair and Gift Show on Saturday, Nov....

  • New Fitness Class: SalsaTone

    2014.11.01
     @ Latin Moves Dance Studio

    Starting November 1st ~ Every Saturday morning 10 to 11 AM Instructor: Melissa Lopez Start your weekend off right with this exciting cardio...

  • Lynne Scalo Design Opening

    2014.11.05

    Please join Lynne Scalo, Greenwich Magazine and athome Magazine to celebrate the Greenwich showroom opening of Lynne Scalo Design Cocktails...

  • Breast Cancer Alliance Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show

    2014.11.06
     @ Hyatt Regency Greenwich

    Breast Cancer Alliance to Host Branching Out, Coming Together, Aspiring to a Cure 19th Annual Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show: November 6,...

  • Free Screening of Documentary ' Children of the Inquisition'

    2014.11.06
     @ Bush-Holley House

    Join filmmaker Joseph Lovett as he presents his documentary film and multi-platform project of personal exploration and...

  • P.A.L.S. 2nd Annual Soarin' Soiree~ November 7, 2014

    2014.11.07
     @ Greenwich Country Club

    You are invited to join our State Senator, L. Scott Frantz and our First Selectman, Peter J. Tesei, for an awe-inspiring evening to benefit Patient...

  • John Hardy Event

    2014.11.08
     @ Bloomingdale's

    John Hardy One of a kind. One at a time. Each by hand. Bloomingdale's is inviting YOU to meet the head designer Guy Bedarida as he presents...

  • Olivine Gabbro Opening

    2014.11.08

    Olivine Gabbro invites you to join them for their Opening Party! DJ | Cocktails | H'Orderves | Gift Bags Made to Measure Beautifully...

  • Meet Joshua Safran, Author of "Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid"

    2014.11.11
     @ YWCA Greenwich

    Meet the author of this powerful memoir. Joshua Safran is an author, attorney, occasional rabbi, and nationally recognized advocate for...

  • Markham Roberts: Decorating the Way I See It

    2014.11.13
     @ Belle Haven Club

    Join us as Interior Designer Markham Roberts shares coveted design insights, key to creating the perfect home. The program will include...


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