How My Kids Taught Me to Love Reading Again

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Growing up, you could easily describe me as a bookworm. I would spend entire days curled up with a good book and I was always on the hunt for new things to read. I loved the quiet of reading, the focus it requires, the escapism, and the way it inspired me to write. And then...…[more]

How My Kids Taught Me to Love Reading Again

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Growing up, you could easily describe me as a bookworm. I would spend entire days curled up with a good book and I was always on the hunt for new things to read. I loved the quiet of reading, the focus it requires, the escapism, and the way it inspired me to write. And then...…[more]

Peapod Announces Pick-Up Service and Celebrates a Birthday (plus a giveaway!)

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Peapod service gets better with a new store Pick-up option.…[more]

Crudite Creations Provides Beautiful and Healthy Veggie Centerpieces

We had LadyBug’s friend birthday party on Father’s Day weekend. We were getting her a bouncy house for the whole weekend, so I thought it would be a good time to have family and friends over, too. They could make the most of the bouncy house and see our new house. We invited Big Guy’s...…[more]

Under the Sea Party–Mermaids, Fish, Turtles, and More!

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When you’ve got a new house with an indoor pool and a daughter turning 7, all signs point to an “Under the Sea” themed birthday party. Sure, it’s a bit obvious, but it’s also got a lot of potential in terms of decorations and food. Any good party starts with the invitations. Of course, I…[more]

North Fork Wine Country–Family Time or Romance?

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The North Fork of Long Island features gems for both adults and kids. Plus, it's an easy weekend trip from Boston.…[more]

A Butterfly Garden Party

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Last summer, LadyBug had a Butterfly Garden Party for her 6th birthday. I have been remiss in posting pictures, but that’s largely because I barely took any. I spent hours upon hours upon hours prepping for this party and then had no time to take pictures! So frustrating. In any case, her 7th birt…[more]

A Tour of the New Boston LEGOLAND Discovery Center (with a Giveaway!)

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Our review and overview of the LEGOLAND Discover Center Boston located in Assembly Row, Somerville.…[more]

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Roller Coaster Comes to Disney World

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Video footage, sneak-peek pictures, and an overview of the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Roller Coaster in the Magic Kingdom.…[more]

Some Quirky Disney World Magic

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A Quirky Night in New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World…[more]

Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool Saves the Day (More than Once)

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A few months ago, on a whim, I bought a Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool. I already had a Dremel Rotary tool, but I wasn’t using it to the full potential. Honestly, I was never quite sure when to use it and couldn’t grasp what it would be good for. The Multi-Max was a bit more...…[more]