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!
The anticipation in our house had been building the entire year for the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The boys walked out of The Force Awakens last January eager to see the next installment as if it were being released a week from then.
Some time in November, after Magic Kingdom Park has undergone its miraculous Christmas transformation, the resorts around Walt Disney World begin their own seasonal decorating. Each one comes to life with has its own theme, its own color scheme and its own special touches that keep Guests coming back year after year to stare in holiday wonder. This year, I had the wonderful opportunity to do just that – STARE IN HOLIDAY WONDER! Continue reading Rockin’ Around the MK Loop to see Resort Decor
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.
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!