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Thistle + Reed Approved Holiday Drinks

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Thistle + Reed Approved Holiday Drinks

Do you ever get in that rut?  You know, the one where you make the same recipes again and again even though you keep saying you need to find new ones?  Yup...we are right there with you.  In the spirit of the holiday season, we decided to try a few new drink recipes.  So here we go...two Thistle + Reed approved holiday drinks to impress your friends and family with this year!  Give them a try and let us know if you love them as much as we do : )   CRANBERRY & ROSEMARY CHRISTMAS SANGRIA   (makes 4 servings)...

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Our Favorite Essential Oil Combinations - We're Obsessed!

Our Favorite Essential Oil Combinations - We're Obsessed!

It’s no secret…Marisa and I LOVE our essential oils.  In fact, it might be safe to say we are a bit obsessed!  The obsession didn’t happen overnight, but for both of us it started when we had our kids.  Marisa was sick of using over the counter products to help with her son’s seasonal congestion and wanted to have less chemicals in her home.  I was done with doctors prescribing steroid creams for my son’s eczema.  After research and trial and error, we both found natural, oil based remedies to help.  Fast forward to today, a few years later…we use...

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Thistle + Reed voted #1 Boutique in Connecticut

Thistle + Reed voted #1 Boutique in Connecticut

Thistle & Reed Mobile Boutique Wins Boutique of the Year for Connecticut After more than 400,000 votes were cast, Thistle & Reed of the Hartford area was recently named overall Boutique of the Year by shoppers!  The Boutique Awards is the only global recognition event for independent boutique retail owners in the fashion industry, hosted by The Boutique Hub. The Awards recognize and celebrate the best boutiques across all 50 States in the US, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, in the categories of Storefront Boutique of the Year, Online Boutique of the Year, Children’s Boutique of the Year, Mobile...

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The New England Balloon Fest is going to be epic!

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The New England Balloon Fest is going to be epic!

The New England Balloon Fest is this weekend, Friday through Sunday at the Goshen Fair Grounds!  The festival will include 5 balloon launches, 2 balloon glows and tethered balloon rides throughout the weekend.  There will also be a retired, inflated balloon and the kids can jump into the basket.  There’s a great line up of musicians – there will be live music all weekend long! Since we are both moms, we are always looking for good family fun.  There is going to be SO MUCH FOR THE KIDS!  On top of the hot air balloons, there will be rides, food,...

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Summer Solstice & International Yoga Day

Summer Solstice & International Yoga Day

We loved being a part of For the Love of Yoga celebrating World Yoga Day with Sanctuary Power Yoga, Lam Yoga, lululemon Westfarms & Ski Sundown 6/21/17. Heather Rems Korwin of Sanctuary Power Yoga collaborated with Lam Yoga & lululemon Westfarms to put on this event and celebrate the Summer Solstice & Intertational Yoga Day along with many local yoga instructors. There were 108 Sun Salutations, AMAZING vegan food from Christie Caters Farm to Truck, local vendors, reiki, henna, card readings & more.  The event started with a little rain but it quickly passed and the sun came out for an incredibly...

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