I Love Fall Outings: Mann Orchards’ Corn Maze

I was recently invited to visit the new Riverside Farms corn maze at Mann Orchards in Methuen, MA.  The first thing I had to do was figure out exactly where Methuen was and when I realised how quick and easy it was to get there, I gathered up the family and we headed out. From…

Weekend Guide: Friday Edition

Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation, all of these places will be free tomorrow, Friday, August 1. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston) Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (Boston) American Textile History Museum (Lowell) The Discovery Museums (Acton) Hancock Shaker Village (Pittsfield) Concord Museum (Concord) Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (Great Barrington)  

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…

Weekends in Town: Village Fairs, Town Days , and City Festivals

This weekend is for the home bodies, the townies, and the locals.  Just about every other town in suburban Boston is having a town day this weekend. Nonantum is having their Village Day it will be Sunday, June 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Coletti-Magni Park. Belmont is having their Town Day on…

Family Time in Long Island Wine Country

One of the reasons I love living is Boston is that you can get just about anywhere from here.  In an hour or so you can be at the beaches on Cape Cod or the Islands, you can settle into the base of a mountain in Vermont, or you can walk the rocky shores of…

Pencil It In: This Week

Still trying to get my calendar to be a bit more streamlined.  Here is a more complete albeit late update to this week’s calendar of events.  It’s not comprehensive but it’s a bunch of events that sound fun and fabulous.  I will include more family friendly activities and events as we go.  I thought about…