By: Jennifer Lonergan As I sat down to address my holiday cards this year, I did as I always do and got out my address book. I opened up to the A’s and began. When I got to a name that, last year addressed to, “Mr. and Mrs.,” but now only goes to, “Mrs.,” I … More Planning Through the Years
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
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: Martinanne Stanger Fall fun traditionally brings apple picking, hay rides, walks about cranberry bogs and forays to pumpkin patches. It can also offer ideal weather for getting out and about to explore history! As you put together your fall calendar, I encourage you to check out some of the fabulous free and low-cost options … More 3 Low-to-No Cost Local Spots for Historical Fun
By: Martianne Stanger Although summer is not technically over for about another month, most people are considering it done as back-to-school sales scream, “Fall!” Regardless of whether you consider early September “fall” or the final days of summer, there is plenty of fun to be had outdoors in the next few weeks. I encourage everyone … More 5 Fabulous Reasons to Get Outside for “Fall” Fun
By: Kathy Trainor Exploring New England’s rich history doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Here is a list of 10 things to do across New England that are 100% FREE for your family: 1. First Friday Art Walk, Portland, ME Local art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues host a free self-guided tour … More Free Family Activities Bucket List
By: Jessica Aldred While the rest of New England is still staring at melting snow banks and dodging mud puddles, the planner in me has already set her sights on sweet summertime, and our annual summer bucket list specifically. As I start booking the final weeks of children’s activities I quickly realized that, while it … More Summer Bucket List
By: Kathy Trainor Believe it or not, worm tanks are more common then you think. For a while I thought I was the only mommy blogger who made them, but I was pleasantly surprised to find out that fellow Signature Moms blogger, Martianne, was also working on a worm tank with her children. I use them … More How to Make a Worm Tank
By: Rachel Ventura I’m always hearing about Pinterest fails. Some of the photos I have seen are pretty comical and I admit, I have tried a few ideas from Pinterest that did not come out as well as I’d hoped. But I’m here to tell you about a Pinterest win that anyone can do! It … More Pinterest Win!