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Journey of a Giant Bear

Journey of a Giant Bear

It’s no secret that I have a spontaneous streak. Or that I have a certain sense of adventure. Or that I’m tenacious once I set my mind to something. Or that I’m a bit of a dreamer. It started when Lady Bug and I toured the Nutcracker Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common. It’s a… [more]

New School Year Adventures

Bug started Kindergarten this year and LadyBug returned to preschool. Just wanted to share some highlights of their first days. “I was sitting by myself on the bus. The bus driver was singing songs, but I was too sad to sing. Then J came and sat down next to me and we became best friends.”… [more]

Day 21 – Win 4 Passes to SeaWorld Orlando

Day 21 – Win 4 Passes to SeaWorld Orlando

This is Day 21 of the 40 Days of Giveaways. Back in February, the kids and I attended a special event. I didn’t mention it at the time because I knew I’d have an extra special reason to post about it now. SeaWorld Orlando hosted a blogger event in Boston (via the folks at Mom… [more]

A Fabulous 40th Birthday Week Indeed

A Fabulous 40th Birthday Week Indeed

I’ve been so busy that I never posted about my birthday! It started the weekend before with a delicious red velvet cake from BJs. Now, given that I have a bakery nearby that I adore, you may be wondering why I would buy a store-bought cake. Well, there are two reasons. First, I knew that… [more]

Childhood Nostalgia with Colorforms’ 60th Anniversary

Childhood Nostalgia with Colorforms’ 60th Anniversary

Chances are, no matter how old you are, you remember Colorforms from your childhood. The long-time kids’ favorite turns 60 this year and is still entertaining kids today. But even if you remember playing with Colorforms, did you know how they began? [more]