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A Tour of the Nutcracker Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common


A tour of the Nutcracker Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common.

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…

The 6th Birthday That Almost Wasn’t


Halloween, Snow, Loss of Power… Can the 6th birthday survive?

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.”…

Mega Bloks Dora’s Bath Time Fun Review


Mega Bloks Dora’s Bath Time is cute for building, but even cuter for imaginative play.

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…

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…

Day 16 – Win a Mother’s Day Cookie Bouquet from Dancing Deer


This contest is now closed. Please check back for more great giveaways.

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?

Lady Bug Grows Up – Painting and Prepping for the Big Girl Bed


Getting ready for the big girl bed!