Christmas Craft 2014: Tic Tac Toe with Grinch Pills and Snowman Poop

Let's Play !

Here it is – the winner for our family Christmas craft ! After realizing the peppermint ornaments were not going to work out I searched the Internet again for ideas. I picked a few more and let the boys decide – in complete boy fashion they went for ‘the poop craft’ ! The 6yr old […]

Christmas Ornaments – Melted Peppermint Candy


These peppermint candy ornaments are very easy.  This was our trial run “project testing” to see if it would be our chosen yearly Christmas craft. Even though they were super easy, it did not make the cut this year. Our quick review / feedback: 1) super easy 2) very fragile — these things are ok for […]

It’s Back to School Snacking Time – Cowabunga!! TMNT Small Snack GladWare ® Containers

GladWare® Containers

Check out these super cute snack cups from Glad.  TMNT Small Snack GladWare ® Containers. When these cups arrived at the house they boys were not impressed at all.   …but once I filled them up with some sweet treats they were on board. The snack cups are the perfect size for bite size snacks and […]

Race #7 of 2014 (My 46th Finish Line): 13.1 – Jamestown Half Marathon, Jamestown, MA

Jamestown Half

#7 : 07/12/14 Jamestown Half Marathon, Jamestown, MA – 2:40:14 / Pace 12:14 I wanted to run a half marathon in 2014. It’s the next logical step, am I right?   5k, 10k, 10 mile … In January I had a plan in my head.  April = 10 miler; Summer = Sprint Tri; Fall = […]

Race #6 of 2014 (My 45th Finish Line): 07/03/14 Finish at the 50, Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA

Finish at the 50

Race #6 : 07/03/14 Finish at the 50, Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA – 35:16 / Pace: 11:21 My 3rd Finish at the 50 5k. It was a very hot and humid evening in Foxboro. I was looking forward to run it better than previous years 2013 / 2012.  The boys were excited to come along to see mom […]

Race #3 of 2014 (My 41st Finish Line): 04/13/2014 Mohawk Hustle 5K, East Providence, RI

Mohawk Hustle 5k

Race #3 : 04/13/2014 Mohawk Hustle 5K, East Providence, RI – 3.4mi / 37:28 10:57/M This was a fun local race I ran with my girlfriend. She left us all in her dust, She won 1st place  female ! The run itself was a hilly surprise along the EP bike path.  It as quite beautiful.  The […]

Parragon Book Buddy: Paper Planes and Disney Junior Big Book of Fun


PAPER AIRPLANES and STICKERS ?! How can you go wrong…. BOY STUFF for SURE. Jake and the Neverland Pirates (Disney Junior Big Book of Fun) took a back seat but these books were by far a huge hit !! The boys (5 yrs old; 9 yrs old) made a couple of their own planes, and […]

Parragon Book Buddy: Stickersaurus & Discovery Kids 1000 Strange but True Animal Facts Book Review


I’m so excited to be a Parragon Book Buddy!  The boys do enjoy new books, some more than others.  This was the first time we had ever read the Stickersaurus New Dino City sticker book series. It’s no surprise they love stickers and the strechy green dino – but this book had them hooked!  They asked […]

Sign Up for Running 4 Ribbons to Join the Race for a Cure!

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Sign Up for Running 4 Ribbons to Join the Race for a Cure! Local Relay For Life holds 5K and 1k Kids Dash to raise money for cancer research WRENTHAM, MA — Lace up your running shoes! Relay For Life of Franklin, Bellingham, Wrentham is hosting Running 4 Ribbons 5K run/walk and 1k Kids Dash […]

Killington Resort – Enter to win (1) family 4 pack of (four) one-day lift tickets !


Weather Forecast Calling for More Snow? Head to Killington Resort! Extreme Winter Weather Across the Northeast Means it’s Time to Hit the Slopes! With record snowfall across much of the nation, conditions at Killington Resort have been excellent all winter. Known as “The Beast of the East,” Killington Resort invites winter weather lovers to head up to […]