Winner of the 2010 Connecticut Florist of the Year award from the Connecticut Florist Association, Paul Buettner Florist creates inspired and creative floral arrangements for every occasion. Let the floriculturists stimulate the senses with the FTD Holiday Rose Bouquet by Better Homes and Gardens ($49.99), the FTD Share My World Bouquet ($42.99), or the FTD Basket of Dreams Arrangement ($47.99). Those celebrating the birth of a new baby can pick up the lily-packed FTD Starshine Bouquet ($34.99). With Buettner Florist, pedal-seekers can find an arrangement to say various well-wishes, including “happy anniversary,”, “get well soon,” “sorry I crashed the Wienermobile into your house,” and “congratulations”. All orders are online or by phone and must be placed 24 hours in advance. Local delivery costs $10 extra.
Brewing wine or beer at home can seem daunting, similar to growing your own food or bathing your own toddler. But for nearly 40 years, the hoochmasters at Brew and Wine Hobby have been making that dream a reality. Besides supplying everything a casual enthusiast needs to get started fermenting, beer and wine enthusiasts lead educational classes that cover chemistry, ingredients, brewing techniques, and how they all affect the final product.
We are a local, family owned business offering retail sales, fabrication, and installation of premium granite, marble, and quartz surfaces. Providing unsurpassed customer service coupled with competitive pricing. Over 15 years of experience in the industry.
The bakers at Atlanta Bread Company rise early to begin the day by combining yeast, flour, and water to lay the foundation for 18 different types of bread. Sandwiches, soups, and salads occupy the menu; offerings from the breakfast section are served all day to rouse late-slumbering appetites and give late-rising roosters a false sense of accomplishment. Atlanta Bread Company’s team of caterers pack vans full of hearty fare to feed hungry crowds at soirees, saving party hosts the hassle of deciding which guests get to nosh on the dining room centerpieces.
Tide-mark Press stocks a slew of decorative paper products and gifts that encompass a range of tastes and interests. Books line the e-shelves and range from topics on art and landscape to food and wine, such as Yogurt ($19.95), a treatise on adding enzymes to milk. Calendars keep time travelers in check and feature themes such as Mark Twain ($13.95) and Yoga ($13.95). Themed greeting cards and note cards give people a reason to lean against mailboxes brandishing letter openers. Holiday cards, such as Oscar Fabres' retro designs from the collection of the New York Historical Society, remind Tide-mark's shoppers that it's never too late to send season's greetings.
Family-owned Sadie Green's has adorned limbs with innovative and antique jewelry for more than 30 years. Bring some character to your cuff with the sea glass and silver bracelet, a custom bracelet whose sea-glass shape and color varies per piece ($10). Finery fans can catch sylvan breezes with their lobes by wearing the sterling-silver leaf earrings ($38), or let ears twinkle under police flashlights the in Victorian-style Swarovski Austrian crystal post earrings ($20). Meanwhile, hammered Alpaca metal necklaces in a variety of shapes hang from necks in graceful geometrics ($18+), and colorful pashminas ($8+) and trade beads in glass ($3) or novelty and charm varieties ($2) allow vogue vixens the chance to commemorate landmark car tune-ups with chromatic splashes and charm bracelets. All jewelry purchased comes guaranteed for life.