Family Fun at the Marriott Burlington

The Burlington Marriott is in the suburbs but perfectly situated so that there is plenty to do within minutes of stepping outside the door. The Marriott has a great space if you want to just hibernate and not leave the property.  The lounge area is spacious and has a sleek, long, modern gas fireplace there…

Weekend Guide: Santa Brunches & Beyond

Sparklefest is in full swing in Harvard Square. Artisan and craft fairs and holiday pop up shops are popping up rapidly like the bubbles in that New Year’s eve glass of Champagne.   And, the kids might be seeing double, triple and quadruple as Santa finds his way all over town.  This weekend is the weekend…

A Few Things to Do This Rainy Weekend

1) Visit the Vocal Vibrations exhibit at Le Laboratoire, Cambridge.  Spend time inside a cozy space listening to the sounds of the exhibit.  Feel the vibrations of your voice in your hand or key in on the sound of d/ré with a pair of headphones. 2) Head to the WCRB Cartoon Festival at Symphony Hall…

Weekend Guide: September 19-21

Fall is fast approaching and in New England we get out and celebrate.  Here are just a few places you can head out this weekend to enjoy the warm September sun on your face, delicious regional food, and participate in the creativity of our communities. Friday, September 19th (Park)ing Day is a fun little way…

An Improvised 8th Birthday Party

When you don’t exactly have a birthday party planned other than the sleepover part – you improvise. We thought about Laser Tag, Trampoline Parks, and other outings but the best part about a sleepover is hanging out with friends and all the outings required a bunch of driving. Instead we took a few local spots…

Weekend Guide: September 6th & 7th

Saturday, September 6th Whole Foods Somerville is celebrating their 1st year. There will be chef demonstrations from 12 to 4 p.m., face painting, a photo booth and more.  Be sure to catch Chef Tony Maws from 2-4 as he will be cooking up his award winning hot dog from Kirkland Tap & Trotter. From 12…

School: Let it Go

For the amount of yoga gear, yoga talk, yoga instagram quotes, yoga lifestyle sites, blogs, shops, philosophies, and classes that exist in our world today, we are lacking in dhyana (or zen).  In terms of the first days of school.  I have a few pearls of wisdom to share with you. Let it go According…

Weekend Guide: August 15th – August 17th, 2014

You can get there from here.  These joyous round bellied statues can’t help but make you smile as you walk into the Japan house in the Boston Children’s Museum. Try out the Cultural Connector to make a vacation out of a day in Boston.  The Cultural Connector, run by the Boston Harbor Cruises, takes you…

Weekend Guide: Friday August 8th through Sunday

Some ideas for the weekend.  Some events go throughout the summer and others are just the day posted below.  Be sure to click through if you want to check other dates. Friday, August 8th * Today* It is a gorgeous day out today and thanks to the Highland Street Foundation, the following places are free. …

Bowl Kings: Step Inside

I love summer days by the ocean.  Poolside afternoons and early evenings swimming until our lips are blue are a huge part of summer fun.  Picking berries at the CSA and ignoring the sweltering heat because each fresh blueberry pops in our mouths with the taste of perfection defines summer.  Day after beautiful day outdoors…

Blogger Bash NYC

Whenever fellow bloggers ask about which conferences I am or am not going to, or when asked if I’ll be at Blogher I joke that I’m allergic to those kind of conferences. The truth is I won’t break out into hives at one of the big blogger conferences, but at this moment in time for…