By: Robin Ruehrwein Around our house, August means blueberry picking. We absolutely love fresh fruits and picking them yourself is a fun way to get the kids excited about eating fruits (and veggies, too)! Our family picks our fruits at CN Smith Farm in East Bridgewater, but you can check here to find a PYO … More Pick Your Own Blueberries, Means Great Blueberry Muffins!
By: Robin Ruerhrwein This is a tutorial that I posted on my personal blog, Masshole Mommy, last week, but I was so proud of my accomplishment – that I wanted to share it here, too. Let me start by saying that I don’t consider myself to be a crafty sort of mom. I just don’t … More Homemade Crayons
By: Robin Ruerhwein My kids got out of school recently and one of our favorite things to do to keep busy is to have scavenger hunts. One of the things that I love about scavenger hunts, is that you can have them anywhere: your house, your yard, the park, the grocery store – you name … More Back Yard Scavenger Hunts
By: Robin Ruehrwein I’m a Disney Channel “tween” show addict. I can’t help myself. We watch a couple of them and they are all so cute. Seriously. No lie, I have been known to sit down and watch an episode of the Jonas Brothers or the Suite Life on Deck when I’m the only one … More Yup, I Watch The Disney Channel When I Am Home Alone
By: Robin Ruehrwein I work from home and basically what I do is price home owners insurance claims. Say someone claims a loss, whether it is due to a fire, flooding, or another one of Mother Nature’s furies, they would report it to their insurance company. The insured then works with an adjuster and together … More Oh, How I Miss My Sanity . . .
By: Robin Ruehrwein Recently, myself, my husband Chris, Chris’s brother, and his wife went on the Providence Ghost Tour (Providence, RI for those of you who are not local). Most people that know me, know I love this kind of stuff. I’ve been on the Plymouth, MA tour many times, the Salem tour, one in … More Providence Ghost Tours
By Robin Ruehrwein The other day I was talking to my six year old and it hit me like a ton of bricks – I sounded just like my mother. As I’m writing this, I honestly can’t remember what it was (thank you mommy brain), but I remember actually stopping myself in my tracks and … More Things I Never Thought I’d Say As A Mom
By Robin Ruehrwein Have you ever found yourself stuck inside on a rainy day with bored children? It seems to me that whenever it’s rainy and we’re stuck in the house, they run out of things to do in record time. Sound familiar? I’m always on the hunt for new & creative ideas to keep … More Slime Recipe