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  1. Babs Blog says:

    Oh, Cabela's. Yes, I have spent my fair share in that place with the hubby—it makes them so happy, doesn't it? Hoping you will get lots of great tips on "design-savvy" places you can camp out in during his Cabela's adventure. ๐Ÿ™‚ Have fun!

  2. La Bonbonniere says:

    Have fun! Go to West Hartford—just a few more exits down the highway–for shopping and dining.
    Its such a cute town with tons of great places to visit. I think its your best bet in the area.

    To eat:
    Briccos on LaSalle road
    Besito on North Main Street
    Flemings on North Main Street
    Rizzutos in Blue Back Square

    Shopping:
    Blue Back Square with crate and barrel

    Farmington Avenue shops in West Hartford Center

    consignment furniture shop on the corner of north main and sedgewick road in west hartford. very cute stuff!! Can't think of name.

  3. Fran says:

    Oh, how wild! I live in the next town over (Glastonbury) and have a couple of recommendations. There is antique store in Glastonbury called 'Griswold St. Antiques' which can be at times pricey, but I've found some cool stuff there. There are a ton of places in West Hartford which I'd recommend: Three Ladies Antiques and Revival Home Consignment. Then they're are the nicer decor stores: Comina. THere is an awesome fabric store in Bridgeport called The Barn. I hope some of these leads work – I feel it is only appropriate to return the favor since you gave me the lead on the chippendale chair! ๐Ÿ™‚ Good luck!

  4. abby jenkins says:

    Grab a moose call for me!!!

  5. Carolyn says:

    Ooo, Fran – we're neighbors! I live in Glastonbury, too! I definitely agree. Camila, you should either go to Glastonbury's Griswold Street Antiques (um – there's a Goodwill Boutique as well for a quick check), and/or West Hartford Center. You can park in one spot (in the area of La Salle Rd or Farmington Ave) and walk all over the place. Although I don't know if Three Ladies and Revival are within walking distance. Thankfully, the Huskies are out of town this weekend, or you'd be dealing with a TON of traffic (Cabela's is right in the Football Stadium's parking lot.) Have fun! Btw – I'd recommend all those restaurants above. We're doing Bricco's in Gbury tonight.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Stop in Stamford, if you can, and try United House Wrecking on Hope Street.

  7. Jessica says:

    Definitely go to West Hartford. They have the cutest shops on Farmington Ave. I love it there and tons of good shopping. Have fun!

  8. F&H says:

    Ha! Come see me at Privet House, in Warren. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Litchfield County is absolutely stunning this time of year. Get your warm clothes out, though, we saw some snowflakes today!
    Here: http://www.privethouse.com

  9. Jade @ Flip Flops + Pearls Design says:

    Oh, have fun! I always get roped into Bass Pro Shops and my husband walks the aisles looking at every little thing and I am bored out of mind. It reminds me how much he loves clothes shopping with me!

    Way to take one for the team!!

  10. Lovin That! says:

    Have fun!

    I really enjoy your blog. I've recently started my own lifestyle blog here in Vancouver, BC. Check out http://www.lovinthat.blogspot

    I'd welcome your feedback…

  11. Katie @ Noodle and Boof says:

    How fun! ahhah Maybe you can go to Bass Pro Shop too!

  12. Daniela says:

    Jon! I tried leaving a comment on your bday post ALL day and my computer wouldn't load that silly little word verification thing! So annoying! Anyway, I hope you had a fabulous birthday! I think this is year for the HGTV show! Love you!
    xoxo

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