Category Archives: Boston

Half ‘n Half ‘n Half at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Half ‘n Half ‘n Half at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Take a dysfunctional family of actors, a neutral third party, three plays, two dressing rooms, and a convoluted script, and you have Half ‘n Half ‘n Half, the latest show at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell. Written by John Kolvenback, the show centers on the family dynamics between a long-battling married couple and their… [more]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Unless your heart is two sizes too small, it’s hard to hate the Grinch. It’s one of my favorite Christmas TV shows, and now it is a favorite for my kids. I couldn’t wait to bring them to see How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Wang Theatre in Boston. Not only is… [more]

Fall Back in Love–Fun, Fondue, and a Giveaway

Fall Back in Love–Fun, Fondue, and a Giveaway

Big Guy and I have been married 8 years. We can’t decide if it feels like more or less, but it is what it is. We’re not big “date night” people (we’d both rather just stay home with the kids off to visit grandparents), but every year we try to do a weekend away together.… [more]

Marbles: The Brain Store–Heaven in a Mall

Marbles: The Brain Store–Heaven in a Mall

I recently had the opportunity to attend a preview of the new Marbles: The Brain Store in the Northshore Mall in Peabody, MA. It’s a great store full of books, games, puzzles, toys, software and novelties, all designed to challenge and stimulate your mind. My kind of heaven, honestly. Which is why I jumped at… [more]