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Catchable By Any Duffer

Catchable By Any Duffer »

By: Veronica Phobes

It’s the fight not the flavor, that makes fishing for bluefish so exciting! When the water begins to churn with activity and the sea birds gather for an... more

A Glimpse of Glamping

A Glimpse of Glamping »

By: Veronica Phobes

Your definition of glamping may be different from mine, and the next guys will be different, and the next, and so on. To me, glamping is a hybrid of camping,... more

Endangered Cats in Connecticut

Endangered Cats in Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

There are only 60 reported wild Amur Leopards left in the world. That’s a pretty drab number, however, the good news is that three of these beautiful, rare... more

Fireflies – Lighting Up the Night

Fireflies – Lighting Up the Night »

By: Veronica Phobes

Like tiny, magical, Shakespearean sprites, fireflies light up the summertime night with romance, intrigue and biology. These flies, which are not flies... more

The Secrets of Surreal Serpents

The Secrets of Surreal Serpents »

By: Veronica Phobes

Lethally lying in the leaf litter of the forest floor, Connecticut copperhead snakes are smart, skilled, stealthy hunters who utilize their camouflage, fangs... more

Barn Swallows in Coastal Connecticut

Barn Swallows in Coastal Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

A Connecticut barn is not truly a barn until it has been claimed by a pair of (or two or three or four) barn swallows. With their unique cup shaped nests,... more

Turning up the Heat with a Kenyon Grill

Turning up the Heat with a Kenyon Grill »

By: Veronica Phobes

Nowadays even our grills are PC, however, it means something a little different in grill talk. Kenyon Grill's new PC technology means Precision Control, so you... more

Extraordinary Equine Experiences in Coastal Connecticut

Extraordinary Equine Experiences in Coastal Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

For those afflicted with the horse bug, there is no better way to view the world than from the saddle, astride a trustworthy mount, who is willing and able to... more

Taking Yoga Outside

Taking Yoga Outside »

By: Veronica Phobes

Acting as holistic prevention to stress, anxiety, depression, unhealthy living and overall daily dysfunction, yoga has become the catch-all answer to much of... more

Celebrating Summer Art with the Averys

Celebrating Summer Art with the Averys »

By: Veronica Phobes

After long, grey New England winters, many artists on the East Coast burst with inspiration as color once again washed over the coastal landscape. This was... more

Succulents Are Always in Season

Succulents Are Always in Season »

By: Veronica Phobes

For some, keeping a simple house plant alive can be an arduous task, however, the modish elegance that indoor greenery adds to the ambiance and stylish décor... more

The House Cat’s Cousin; The Bobcat

The House Cat’s Cousin; The Bobcat »

By: Veronica Phobes

Most cat lovers know that their furry feline friends are still, after thousands of years of domestication, mostly wild animals, who exhibit many fierce hunting... more

Your Modern Cottage

Your Modern Cottage »

By: Veronica Phobes

Summer is on Coastal Connecticut’s radar and we’re creating new, fun and exciting content that focuses on a revolution to transform Your home into... more

Smelly Truth About Skunks

Smelly Truth About Skunks »

By: Veronica Phobes

Always dressed to impress, in a natural suit of black and white, the North American striped skunk is the most commonly seen skunk here in the Nutmeg state.... more

The Sounding of Connecticut Tree Frogs

The Sounding of Connecticut Tree Frogs »

By: Veronica Phobes

They’re small, a little slimy, unassuming and fragile. Most don’t even take notice of them; they are the state’s most abundant frog species, the... more

Winter Means Bald Eagles in Connecticut

Winter Means Bald Eagles in Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

Photo Credit: Canosa Photography Iconic and grandiose, the Bald Eagle represents freedom and flight, nature and life and thanks to massive efforts to... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Deacon House

The Coastal Traveller at The Deacon House »

By: Veronica Phobes

Ensconced in history, bathed in charm and filled with quintessential New England ambiance The Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast Inn, in Old Saybrook is a... more