Love Is All Around – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweethearts by reading a Candlewick book!


I really enjoyed these books. The stories and illustrations had their own unique styles. Although they were all about love they each approached it differently. Boys are boys and my little valentines allowed me to read to them. In the 8yr olds opinion none were about “love”. The 5yr old followed along with his brother. […]

Organize your calendar with ketchup & white out


It’s February and 2014 is in full swing. Is it getting a bit busy with commitments, activities, projects, obligations and responsibilities? Is your calendar overstuffed? Do you have too many obligations and not enough time to get it all done? I have a suggestion, leave space for ketchup and white out on your calendar. Ketchup […]

Hotel Commonwealth’s Bedtime Stories featuring Wally the Green Monster Feb. 21-22


Hotel Commonwealth’s Bedtime Stories event returns for its fifth year on February 21 and 22! A home run for February school vacation week, Hotel Commonwealth hosts the fifth annual Bedtime Stories storytelling and pajama party for families in Boston on February 21 and 22.  This year’s theme, “Baseball at Bedtime,”celebrates America’s favorite pastime with an appearance by Wally the Green Monster, beloved mascot of […]

Boston Wine Expo Ticket Giveaway Winner!!


Congratulations Adeline, and Happy Early Birthday… Party Hard at the BWE !! Thank you all for visiting my blog and entering to win. A special Thank You to Boston Wine Expo for this awesome giveaway and blogging opportunity. Bummed you didn’t win!? Sorry. You can use the code SOCIAL to get 10% off tickets for either the Saturday or Sunday Grand Tasting! […]

Organizing Post Holiday


Can you believe it’s the end of January already? Are your holiday decorations still up? Where are the holiday cards and gift wrap? Would a few suggestions help motivate you to take action? 1. If holiday greeting cards you received aren’t destined for a scrapbook or memory box, toss, after making a list of who […]

Massachusetts Farm Wineries Day at the Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market

Rag Hill shoppers

( Updated Jan 29 – Link to Detailed Wine Day Information ) So here’s an idea an awesome looking farmers’ market – with WINE !   Thank you to Peg for sending me an email with the information. Unfortunately I can’t go but she was correct in thinking this event would interest me… Massachusetts Farm Wineries […]

Enter to Win! Reverse Charades Hollywood or Sports edition. Perfect for Superbowl, Oscars and Olympic parties.

Reverse Charades

They have done it again and we are lovin’ it.  Acting out Tom Brady, hitting a home run or running around the kitchen (just because) reverse charades sports edition has been a hit with my boys! You don’t want to miss out on the themed-editions of Reveres Charades. Each is a standalone game that also fits […]

Enter to win 2 tickets for the Boston Wine Expo SUNDAY (2/16/14) Grand Tasting!


Here it is… your chance to impress that special Valentine !  Enter to win 2 tickets for the Boston Wine Expo SUNDAY (2/16/14) Grand Tasting! Check out my posts about the preview blogger event, expo seminars, exhibitors, and new chefs! Fun facts about the expo: “Boston is a foodie’s paradise – and the seventh largest […]

You don’t have to be a wine expert to attend a wine tasting or two!


So, maybe I’m not a wine expert (a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area), maybe I’m more of an aficionado (a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about an activity or subject). Minus the very knowledgeable part! Two upcoming wine tastings!   This Saturday, January 26 at 7pm*!! Order tickets […]

Organizing Habits for 2014


Creating habits is a great way to help yourself stay organized.  Once something becomes habitual it takes less thought and effort.  Here are a few good organizing habits to establish in 2014. Label where items belong and repeatedly put them back in the same spot. Spend 5 minutes a day per room removing items from […]