Category Archives: Boston

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]

Paint Your Own Pottery with Barefoot Books (Concord, MA)

We will definitely be checking out the new paint-your-own pottery studio at Barefoot Books, but haven’t gotten there just yet. I will say that the Barefoot Books community center/store is an explosion of color and creativity, so I imagine that inspiration will flow easily! [more]

A Sweet Afternoon at Turtle Lane Maple Farm

A Sweet Afternoon at Turtle Lane Maple Farm

My kids love maple syrup. At least they think they do. We have some Mrs. Butterworth syrup that the kids and Big Guy use on their pancakes. When I have the choice, I prefer REAL maple syrup. You know, from a tree, as nature intended. So, now that we have a glimmer of spring, I decided that it was time for a return to Turtle Lane Maple Farm. [more]