Category Archives: Travel

Hiking at Sherburne Nature Center, Tyngsboro, MA

Hiking at Sherburne Nature Center, Tyngsboro, MA

I’m not much of an outdoorsy person, but one thing I do love is going on a hike as a family. As spring arrives each year, I can’t wait to get outside, enjoy the fresh air, and get out away from the craziness of daily life. We’re not climbing mountains, but I do like rambling… [more]

Big Apple Circus Metamorphosis Comes to Boston [Giveaway]

Big Apple Circus Metamorphosis Comes to Boston [Giveaway]

I’ve mentioned a few times that LadyBug loves the trapeze, but now both of my kids are taking circus classes. LadyBug is into the tricks, especially silks, trapeze, and stilts. Bug prefers the clowning, but now has taken to the silks as well. What I love is that with two vastly different personalities and skill… [more]

A Visit to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH

A Visit to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH

Please keep in mind that the Ice Castle is different each year and even evolves throughout the season. The pictures are just a sample of what you might find when you go to explore. Last weekend, we bundled up and made our way up to Lincoln, NH. We weren’t skiing, or skating, or snow tubing.… [more]

Irving Berlin’s A White Christmas in Boston [Review]

Irving Berlin’s A White Christmas in Boston [Review]

Guest post by Carrie Edwards of Colorful Spark. Exactly one week before Christmas Eve, I was able to treat my 6-year-old daughter to a special event, attending Irving Berlin’s White Christmas on stage at the Citi Wang Theatre in Boston. I’ve watched the movie every Christmas season for as long as I can remember and… [more]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical [Review]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical [Review]

Last night, my dad and I slogged through rain and flooded streets to get my kids to see Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical in Boston. We could have used a sleigh with some reindeer assistance because the traffic was awful and we ended up a few minutes late. Luckily, we zipped into the theater… [more]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical in Boston [Giveaway]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical in Boston [Giveaway]

Did you know that it’s the 50th anniversary of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer television special? There will be a lot of celebrating this year for the famous reindeer and his buddies (I’m particularly excited about the set of U.S. Postal Service stamps), but what better way than to catch the whole gang live at… [more]