Category Archives: Family

Our Family’s End of the Year Adventure: Snow-tubing!

Even during the winter, New England offers a variety of activities for families to enjoy. You just have to have thick skin or very warm clothes.  This last weekend in 2016, our family decided to head out to the ski slopes in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, not to ski ~ oh, no…that’s just too dangerous for this crazy family right now.  Instead, hubby had a bucket list item of going snow-tubing with the boys while we still lived here in the Northeast, so that’s exactly what we did.  We went snow-tubing on New Year’s Eve! Continue reading Our Family’s End of the Year Adventure: Snow-tubing!

Partying with the Big Cheese: Attending Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

It’s no secret that spending any part of the winter holidays at Walt Disney World is a magical experience on the Christmas list of many around the globe. Though it’s true that pixie dust flies year round at one of the happiest places on Earth, something extra magical and spectacular happens around the holidays at this vacation spot.

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A Centennial Celebration in New England: Happy Birthday to the Big E!

For 100 years, New England has been blessed to have a celebration like no other.   It’s an annual exhibition of New England’s finest in agriculture, crafts, music and more that draws crowds from all over to compete in various activities, participate in parades, feast on some of the best fair foods around and dance the night away to the music of some well known artists.   This year, we honor its 100th celebration here in Springfield, Massachusetts, and, already, it is breaking record attendance. Continue reading A Centennial Celebration in New England: Happy Birthday to the Big E!

Cape Cod: What One Traveling Family Accomplished in 24 Hours!

Cape Cod is one of many perfect little getaways here in New England.   From late spring to early fall, the peninsula comes alive to locals and tourists alike.  From the beaches on the Cape Cod National Seashore to unique restaurants and eclectic shops, people take full advantage of the beauty, culture and ocean breeze before the winter snow and frigid temperatures bring everything to a screeching halt up here. Continue reading Cape Cod: What One Traveling Family Accomplished in 24 Hours!

Everyone Needs An Elliot: A Review Of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon (Spoiler Alert)

As a D23 member (the official Disney Fan Club), I was offered the privilege of obtaining two tickets to an advanced screening of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon on Thursday, August 11th ~ the day before the movie’s official release.   This has been one of those films I have waited for with anticipation, knowing I had adored the 1977 original and being very curious where Disney was going to take the story this time. Continue reading Everyone Needs An Elliot: A Review Of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon (Spoiler Alert)