New Years Eve Fun with Boston Ballet

If you aren’t sure that you can handle the crowds and the cold at First Night in Boston, NYE Nutcracker with Boston Ballet is a great way to ring in the new year. Spend time together in the beautiful, warm and festive Boston Opera House.  You’ll be treated to a brass concert of Holiday songs…

Bah Humbug It’s Nutcracker Time

Boston Ballet invited me to see this year’s Nutcracker performance and I decided to put my carol-belting, holiday baking, dance-loving self aside for a little holiday twist on this year’s review. If you can’t stop singing Christmas carols and you love the smell of pine trees everywhere then this post isn’t for you.  If you are picking…

City Hall Plaza does Winter Right: Boston Winter Opens December 7th

There are some trends that I could do without (like pet cafés) and others that I hope become tradition (like pop up ski lodges in the city).  In New York City you can “aprés ski” atop rooftops on faux fur lined seats in cute little makeshift cabins. Paris’ Village de Noel is more like a Christmas…

Game Changer: Netflix on Xfinity

We all have our favourite blankets to snuggle under and choice corners of the couch to curl up into.  The den is always scattered with blankets and pillows.  If I’m lucky, the remotes are back in the remote tin where the next person can find it.  We also all have our favourite ways to watch. Dan…

Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions: Giveaway

It’s not the Olympics.  It’s not the circus.  It’s not a gymnastics meet either.  It is a little bit of everything.  I take my daughter to the ballet to inspire her and show her what the pinnacle of all that work in the studio looks like.  With gymnastics there are very few opportunities like that.  The…

Weekend UnGuide: Halloweekend

It’s Halloween Weekend.  Be safe.  If you live in New England, get out the ski under layers to keep the kids warm.  Also if you are new to the area, find out some of the best places to trick or treat best places to trick or treat and be warned that some towns, some wicked…

Weekend Guide: Mazes & Ice Cream Because: Fall in New England

Fall Homecomings, Leaf Peeping Apple Picking, Pumpkin Spice Lattés Caramel Apples, Chai Hay Mazes & Not Putting on the Heat Wearing Boots and Scarves but Still Ordering Iced Coffee and Going Out for Ice Cream We are New Englanders 10/14 BU Fringe Festival 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.(Boston)  You have fringe on your scarf and fringe…

Ballerinas and Tacos

Today is World Ballet Day but it is also National Taco Day so clearly if you live in the US the only thing to do today is to take a ballet class or buy tickets for a ballet, and then go out for tacos. From now until October 30th Margaritas Mexican Restaurant’s Taco Gigante, a…