By: Cheryl Maguire When I think about Thanksgiving my mind conjures up images of pies, parades, and Pilgrims. I realize that most people think of turkeys, but when you live in Massachusetts, Pilgrims are kind of a big deal. There’s even a dedicated museum for the Pilgrims called Plimoth (yes, that’s how they spell it) Patuxet … More Snacking with the Pilgrims
By: Martianne Stanger Art can be a wonderfully therapeutic activity to enjoy when staying at home to social distance during COVID-19. It can also provide some safe social time. How? By Zooming lessons together! My daughter and I Zoomed with friends while doing a free art tutorial I saw on Facebook, and it was so … More 5 Places to Find Free Art Lessons
By: Martianne Stanger Fall has arrived! And with it, are weekends jam-packed with festivals, family happenings, and community events. If you are a lover of living history and outdoor sportsmanship opportunities, there are three FREE upcoming community events you might want to take note of. Rehoboth 375th Timeline Event – September 22nd On September 22nd, … More 3 Fun Free Family Events This Fall
By: Sandy Churchill When we hear of “breaking out” of old patterns to forge new habits, the saying might seem cliché, but our family experienced the scenario quite literally with an “escape room” challenge on vacation. The setting: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada—on a rainy day en route home from a family summer vacation … More Escape Rooms Test Teamwork
Are you looking for some fun things to do with your family over the next few months? Our area has just about anything you could imagine, from A-Z! A – Apple picking in Massachusetts http://www.southshoremamas.com/?p=24174 B – Boston Ballet: The Nutcracker https://www.bostonballet.org/Home/Tickets-Performances/Performances/The-Nutcracker.aspx C – Candy/chocolate/caramel apples made at home https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mTY8M2MJTPU D – Downhill Mountain Coaster … More A to Z: Fall and Winter Activities Around New England
By: Martianne Stanger In the past week, my family has released endangered red-bellied cooter turtles… …enjoyed climbing on all sorts of DPW equipment and collecting some freebies… …watched a police dog exhibition, clamored into police vehicles, potted plants, had faces painted, enjoyed hots dogs, hamburgers, and more… …all for FREE! How? Simply by keeping our … More 5 Places to Look for FREE FUN This Summer!
By: Rachel Ventura With the New Year having just passed, many are thinking about ways to be and get healthy. Although for some it is short lived, I love the sense of determination and motivation this time of year! It pushes me to look for new and exciting ways for my family to be healthier. … More New Year…Healthier You