Autumn Carrot Soup

Autumn Carrot Soup

This Autumn Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup combines classic fall ingredients in a savory and sweet, healthy meal. Former chef and mom of two, Jennifer Segal, is the blogger behind Once Upon A Chef and author of a book, also called Once Upon a Chef, full of...

Music Together in Ridgefield!

Music Together in Ridgefield!

It's not too late to join Music Together for the Fall semester which takes place at St.Stephens Church on Main Street. Registration is prorated for the Fall and ongoing for the school year...PLUS the new membership plan makes it easy to join for the Fall, Winter and...

Meet A Mom-Joy Bauer

Meet A Mom-Joy Bauer

Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, is best known as the energetic and motivating resident nutritionist and health expert on NBC’s Today Show. This accomplishment, however, is only one item on her very full resume. Joy is also a columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, the New York City...

Chicken Apple Skillet

Chicken Apple Skillet

    We’re always looking for easy weeknight meals, and it’s a bonus if they incorporate our favorite seasonal ingredients. So we were thrilled when The Local Moms Contributor Kate Bowler of Domestikatedlife shared this quick recipe that pairs chicken with apple....

Ridgefield Kempo

Ridgefield Kempo

Meet - A - Entrepreneur George Wolff     Please share the backstory and vision of your business, Ridgefield Kempo My name is George Wolff, Owner and Chief Instructor of Ridgefield Kempo. I began training in martial arts when I was 8 and have continued since...

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin season is in full swing (we admit, we are a bit obsessed with them) and that means we are busy playing around with muffin recipes to make them healthy yet kid approved! Our gluten free, healthy spin on classic pumpkin muffins is a delicious treat to enjoy warm...

Library Mom Books

Library Mom Books

This article was contributed by Rosemary D’Urso, the school library-turned SAHM behind and librarymom.com. Follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks. You want to read to your children, but you would rather do ten loads of laundry before having to read...

Jane Goodell

Jane Goodell

Jane Skinner Goodell spent two decades working as a TV reporter and anchor, including with Fox News. The Northwestern University graduate is perhaps best known publicly as the wife of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Her latest project, A Lifetime of Sundays,...

After School Snacks

After School Snacks

Megan Sullivan, co-founder of The Local Moms Network recently returned to Fox61 to share her family's favorite easy snacks. Here are two they love:Homemade Party Mixes“These are perfect for bringing in the car, throughout the house, etc. My kids are always...

Mompreneur Podcasts

Mompreneur Podcasts

Anyone else just love podcasts? As members of The Local Moms Network, we’re constantly running between different roles—mom, entrepreneur, wife, etc. While fitting in reading time can be tough, a podcast can be a great way to fit some motivation into our...

Meet A Mom–Gorjana jewelry

Meet A Mom–Gorjana jewelry

Gorjana Reidel and her husband launched Gorjana in 2004, in Laguna Beach, California. They hustled from trade show to trade show and literally made jewelry on their apartment floor. Fast forward 15 years later and gorjana can be found in over 1,000 retailers...

Sheet Pan Dinners

Sheet Pan Dinners

 This story is adapted from Fannetastic Food’s guide to Sheet Pan Dinners. Sheet pan dinner recipes are a busy parent’s best friend. Aside from ordering in or heating up a frozen meal (and we’re not knocking those pinch-hitting strategies!), it’s the...

Lady & Red Mom Uniform

Lady & Red Mom Uniform

One of our favorite parts of launching The Local Moms Network has been discovering talented mamas across the country, finding projects that are meaningful to them while raising their families. One of our recent fave finds? Ashley DeJong, the beautiful and...

Donte Palmer

Donte Palmer

Donte Palmer is a dad changing what it means to be a father—one changing table at a time. His amazing journey began in October of last year, when he found himself in a men’s room without a changing table to use to change his son’s diaper. Like he had done...

Meet A Mom-Claire Moffatt

Meet A Mom-Claire Moffatt

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town?  I’m originally from Cleveland, Ohio but went to the new england area for both undergrad (UVM) and graduate school (Northeastern) so I have a deep love for this region! We migrated up to Ridgefield 5...

Meraki Nails and Beauty

Meraki Nails and Beauty

MERAKI: (v.) to do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself in your work. A labor of love created by owner Carolann Ruiz, located in City Center Danbury, just minutes away from both Ridgefield or Newtown. This philosophy is encompassed in...

Meraki Nails and Beauty

Meraki Nails and Beauty

Meet - A - Entrepreneur Carolann Ruiz Please share the backstory and vision of your business, Meraki Nails and Beauty My family and I have always wanted to open a business, something that we could call ours, something beneficial, new, exciting and necessary. Being...

JuJuBe

JuJuBe

As Moms, we need to multitask like it’s our job—because, well, it usually is. And that means we need our clothes and accessories, particularly our bags, to work as hard as we do. That’s why we love JuJuBe products—they get the job done while looking great...

Self Care

Self Care

We’ve all heard that taking care of yourself as a mom—aka self-care—is important. You can’t pour from an empty cup…you have to put your oxygen mask on first…etc., etc. The thing is, this is so much easier said than done. It’s almost as if when you give...

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