When my younger son was three, we decided to take him hiking with his older brother. We took two steps into the woods, when he stopped and said to us with a puzzled expression, "Why are we doing this again?" We told him it would be fun to take a little walk in the woods. He was not ... Read More about How to Get your Kids Interested in Hiking
Fresh strawberries picked right from the vine are one of the best ways to enjoy a strawberry! Here in New England, June is the time to get out there and start picking. Here are tips to make your next strawberry picking experience fun for you and your family. Go early Most pick-your-own farms open ... Read More about Strawberry Picking – 5 Things to Know Before You Go!
Two year ago, we purchased a pop-up trailer for our weekend camping excursions. Full of excitement, I went to Facebook and asked my local friends for their campground recommendations. We got lots of feedback and a couple of people had actually mentioned the same campground. I waited to the summer ... Read More about 5 Essential Tips For Booking a Campground
This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. I love to go out to eat but sometimes not with my kids. Come on I know I can't be the only one! They are good kids, but they can be obnoxious in a restaurant. Usually, I'm that mom that has to bring a whole bag of activities for the kids ... Read More about Taking the Kids out to Eat? $1.99 Kid Meals at Friendly’s!
There is a mix of cold rain or snow in many parts of New England today. Not the type of weather that one thinks of when they want to go camping. It may look and feel like winter, yet the season of spring is here which will soon give way to warmer weather and sunny days. This means that ... Read More about Thinking of Family Camping? We Are!
This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. I have a confession to make. I love Groupon! Okay, I know what you're thinking, who doesn't? But here is something you may not know about Groupon. Did you know that Groupon also has coupons? Specifically, Groupon Coupons! Groupon now has ... Read More about Saving Money with Groupon Coupons
A fun family day trip Warm Banana Bread from the oven; the salty air at the beach; the tanginess of a margarita; the fresh bouquet of flowers on a table....Some of the best smells! And what better way to take them all in then by heading over to the Yankee Candle Flagship Store in ... Read More about Yankee Candle Flagship Store – 5 to know before you go!
Show of hands, who has kids that love the snow? Yup, me too! Okay, who has kids that love the snow and sledding? Same here. And how many have fallen victim to have a snow storm one day, only to have it disappear with the crazy mild weather we have been having here in New England? Sadly, me ... Read More about This Scooter was Made for Snow!
Last year, I took my family up to Lincoln, New Hampshire to visit the famous Ice Castle. A castle type structure made by freezing at least 10,000 icicles each day. Over an acre of frozen walls, tunnels, towers, archways and more! This is an incredible and amazing place that in my opinion is ... Read More about Amazing Ice Castle in NH – 5 To Know Before You Go!
As a time-honored tradition in most families, we love to find a night that we can gather the kids in the car with smiles and warm blankets all the while drinking hot cocoa as we drive around to find beautiful Christmas displays. A song in our heart and on our lips as the kids hold hands, share ... Read More about Winter Reimagined -5 to Know Before You Go