Category Archives: Quirky Stuff

Mabel’s Labels Puts Lost & Found Out of Business (Review & Giveaway)

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Back to school means a lot of new things… lunch boxes and backpacks and shoes and outfits. With young kids, every single thing needs to be labeled. Even if you think they can’t possibly lose a shoe, you are likely to be surprised by what your kids manage to leave behind. Mabel’s Labels intends to…

The Bouqs Review: Flower Delivery with no Frills or Hidden Fees

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The Bouqs pledges to deliver beautiful flowers without hidden fees. They hold up to their promise!

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.

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…

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’m…

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.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day as a Family on the Odyssey in Boston (Giveaway)

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Do you do anything special as a family for Valentine’s Day? Do you get them treats or gifts? Have dinner as a family? I’ll admit… I’m not all that great about celebrating Valentine’s Day. I’m often out of town traveling for work and it’s not always easy to find something that’s kid-friendly. If you’re in…

Sweet Little Lille Huset DIY Dollhouses

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These DIY dollhouses are just so cute and give kids a chance to use their creativity.

Celebrate the Holidays with Bird’s Eye Vegetables–Recipes and Giveaway

As we transition into the colder months and holiday foods, I think it’s easier to put veggies out of your mind. Here in New England, we’re done with gardening and visits to pick-your-own farms are closed. But with cold and flu season upon us, it’s still important to make sure kids are getting all of…

A Christmas Story, The Musical: A Family Review

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A family review of A Christmas Story, The Musical at the Citi Wang theatre in Boston.