A Year Ago Today

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A year ago today, we waited, quietly, for news. A year ago today, we went out for dinner and tried to pretend that everything was normal. A year ago today we sat, one of only two families left in the Children’s Hospital waiting room. A year ago today, LadyBug had kidney surgery, and we were...…[more]

Big Apple Circus Metamorphosis Comes to Boston [Giveaway]

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I’ve mentioned a few times that LadyBug loves the trapeze, but now both of my kids are taking circus classes. LadyBug is into the tricks, especially silks, trapeze, and stilts. Bug prefers the clowning, but now has taken to the silks as well. What I love is that with two vastly different personali…[more]

Champions for Kids – SIMPLE Giving #SnacksforStudents Makes it Easy to Help Kids in Need

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Every week our PAC reminds us (via newsletter) that they are collecting food and snacks for kids in our school. We have several homeless families in our community who rely heavily on small, makeshift food pantries in our schools. When The Motherhood reached out to me to see if I would help match loc…[more]

Lenovo Y50 Gaming Laptop Review

  I have been using the Lenovo Y50 gaming laptop for the past few weeks [I am a Lenovo INsider and received the Y50 for review purposes]. While I don’t necessarily play the most hardcore of games, I do enjoy a lot of titles that tax your average laptop. A good gaming laptop requires a...…[more]

A Year Ago Today

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A year ago today, we waited, quietly, for news. A year ago today, we went out for dinner and tried to pretend that everything was normal. A year ago today we sat, one of only two families left in the Children’s Hospital waiting room. A year ago today, LadyBug had kidney surgery, and we were...…[more]

Motorola Power Pack Micro Review

Are you ever getting ready to run out of the house and you can’t find your phone? Or, maybe more likely, you’ve got your phone, but can’t find your keys? Motorola aims to solve that problem, as well as the angst of low battery life, with the Power Pack Micro. This little device is a...…[more]

Win Four Tickets to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH

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Hopefully, you’ve seen my full review of the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH. If not, please check it out, as I’ve got plenty of pictures, as well as tips for your visit! The good news is that I’ve got four tickets to give away. These are generic tickets for use by adults or kids on...…[more]

A Visit to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH

Ice Castle, Lincoln, NH

Last weekend, we bundled up and made our way up to Lincoln, NH. We weren’t skiing, or skating, or snow tubing. We were up there to visit the newly opened Ice Castle. It’s definitely a site to see! The first thing I have to say is that I expected caves. Based on the name and...…[more]

Geeking Out at the New England International Auto Show in Boston [Giveaway]

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When I bought my first car, my highest priority was that I didn’t want to haggle a lot over the price. Now that we’re a suburban family of four, my priorities are much different. When I got the invite to serve as a Chevrolet and SheBuysCars.com ambassador at the upcoming New England Internationa…[more]

Ontario Science Centre–A Full Day of Family Fun in Toronto

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The Ontario Science Centre is a fun day activity for families in the Toronto area. …[more]

Holiday Show and Concert Fail

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Last week was a bit crazy. In a two-day span of time, the kids had their holiday circus show (yes, they take circus class – silks, static trapeze, tightrope, juggling, clowning, acrobatics, etc.), LadyBug had a doctor appointment, and then she had her winter concert at school. We took the kids out…[more]