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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!

My Zoo’s Review: Zootopia, hit or miss?

There is no better way to cap off a birthday weekend than a jaunt out to the movie theater!  Okay – maybe there is, but this is how it worked for me this year.  Earlier this month, Walt Disney Production’s latest film hit the big screen and it was high on the “must-see” list for our family.   Being a huge Disney fanatic, I was rather eager to see how this one played out, so I took the teen, the tween and the ten year old out for a special movie date with mom. Continue reading My Zoo’s Review: Zootopia, hit or miss?