Category Archives: Boston

A Howliday Visit to Great Wolf Lodge New England

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We recently made our first visit to Great Wolf Lodge New England via a media trip that highlighted some of their fall and winter in-house celebrations. I’m going to review Great Wolf Lodge separately, because there’s just too much I want to talk about, but the Halloween Howliday celebrations start today, so there’s no time…

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant–Fall Menu, Taco Gigante, and Mexican Artwork

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I love Mexican food, but Bug’s nut allergy has limited our options. When I realized I had a Margaritas nearby, I brought him to try it out. Honestly, the outside looked like a dive bar. I almost didn’t bring him inside. But once we stepped through the doors, we fell in love. Margaritas is colorful…

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…

Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker–Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Last year, LadyBug and I were treated to a tour of the Nutcracker Suite at the Ritz-Carlton in Boston. We were both captivated by the magic of it (it even inspired one of our Christmas presents that year), but I had context and LadyBug did not. The tutus, Nutcracker and giant bear were all just…

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.

Traveling the Maine Coast on Amtrak’s Downeaster

Green Bee Ginger Buzz Soda and a whoopie pie.

I’m a big fan of train travel. I find it to be a relaxing way to get to your destination. You don’t have to worry about traffic, security lines, tolls, or checked luggage. You can move about freely, the bathrooms are roomy, and you can get a hot meal, cold beverage or snacks in the…

The Shoes We Wore Puzzle from Ceaco Supports One Fund Boston

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One of my favorite ways to pass an evening while on vacation is to put together a jigsaw puzzle with my family. We do it every year. Now, puzzles make me think of warm summer days and gathering together. For many Bostonians, this is the same feeling that Patriots Day and the Boston Marathon evoke……

Mary Murphy at the Boston So You Think You Can Dance Auditions

I didn’t know what to expect when we met the judges from So You Think You Can Dance. Turns out that Mary Murphy is not only beautiful, but a really nice person to talk with. She shared with us how she found her (unexpected) passion for ballroom dancing and how she eventually won her dad’s…

So You Think You Can Dance Returns for Season 10

Adam Shankman, Nigel Lythgoe, and Mary Murphy at SYTYCD dance auditions in Boston

I love So You Think You Can Dance. I think there’s a part of me that always wanted to be a dancer. I like that the show makes dancing current, exposes us all to new forms of dance, and provides a platform for celebrating talented young dancers. Plus, it’s fun to see your favorite contestants…