Last year at this time, I was both recovering from surgery and working on a fresh start for 2016. Since I was somewhat forced to relax and recuperate, it was the perfect time for me to start doing something I love to do, write, and turn it into something that perhaps could inspire, encourage, motivate or educate others. It’s been an exciting year in blogging and taking inventory has been humbling. Continue reading Our Top Five Footprints in 2016~ A Review of the Blog’s First Year
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!
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 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!