Rolie Polie Guacamole Show at Jam Time

Rolie Polie Guacamole is back… For their 6th annual pre-New Years Eve show at Jam Time in Natick! Get ready to raise the roof and dance at this rocking, all-ages Rolie Polie Guacamole show. Dec. 29 from 4-6pm $45 for a family 4-pack of tickets or $10 per child/$15 per adult Call 508-651-2917 or reserve […]

Latkes & Lanterns

Powisset Farm in Dover is offering a fun, family-friendly cooking class called Latkes & Lanterns. Celebrate the festival of lights by learning to make potato (and other root veggies) pancake recipes and then craft lanterns to bring home for the New Year. Dec. 27th from 4-5:30 pm. Trustees Member: $20/person, $32/family. Nonmember: $25/person, $40/family. Register […]

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group Boston has 17 matinees for families during the holidays! “Blue Man Group combines music, technology and comedy to create a form of entertainment that defies categorization and appeals to people of all ages. Blue Man Group’s shows have been described by critics as “innovative”, “energetic”, and “wildly entertaining”. But the only way […]

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop

The Connors Center in Dover invites you to a special gingerbread house decorating workshop on December 17th! They will provide the prebuilt houses, plenty of festive candy adornments, cookies, and hot chocolate. You bring your creativity! Two sessions (reservations required) 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 1:00–2:30 p.m. $15/house Children must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP to […]

Commonwealth Ballet: The Nutcracker

The perfect family friendly start to the holiday season! The Nutcracker kicks off today at the Casey Theatre, Regis College, Weston. Free parking. Tickets are $20. The December 9th performance is sensory-friendly. The performance lasts approximately 2 hours, including one intermission. Recommended for age 4 and older. Group discounts are available. Friday, November 25, 6 pm Saturday, […]

Mass. Horticultural Society’s Annual Festival of Trees

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Annual Festival of Trees starts today in Wellesley and features over 65 decorated trees and a new Snow Village with trains winding throughout! Horse-drawn wagon rides ($5 extra) and Santa visits can be found, as well as Pajamas Story time on Friday nights, music weekends and more. You can even “vote” with raffle […]

Edaville Railroad Coupon Code

Have you thought about what to do AFTER the Christmas festivities are over? That long week between the last day of school in 2015 and the first day back to school in the new year? Luckily, it looks like the temperatures are going to be pretty mild and the weather pretty good to take advantage […]

Holiday Do: Edaville Festival of Lights

Tis the Season to put down that wrapping paper, close up those gifts, and take some family time to enjoy the crisp air, the flurries in the wind, the taste of hot chocolate and the beautiful lights of the holidays. One long time favorite destination to see the lights and get into the spirit is […]

Polar Express Event: Metrowest Mamas

Metrowest Mamas held its first Mama event last week. While Metrowest Mamas typically prefers to share other business and organization’s events, we also wanted to share our thanks for an amazing year. Metrowest Mamas has grown 50% in one year, and we wanted to give back with a “thanks for loving us” event! Being the […]

White Christmas Boston: A Merry Musical

Christmas is almost here and so it IRVING BERLIN’s WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Citi Center Wang Center in Boston. If you are not familiar with the story, it is a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, with classic Irving Berlin songs, and glorious dancing and lots of snow. It tells the story of a song-and-dance […]

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Musical Review

A group of Moms and grand-Moms headed to Boston to go to the opening night of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Musical Review at the Shubert Theater. You can see my previous post here with the show details here. These four ladies had mixed feeling about the show, but it did get them into the […]

Holiday XXplosion: Josh and the Jam Tones

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Or, how about, “Oh, the weather outside is frightful…..” Whether you feel like a grinch or not, take time to enjoy the fun of the season. Kids are out of school too. So, it’s great when you can find something that makes everyone active AND festive. One […]

Edaville Polar Express: A Review (Part 2)

In Part One of our Edaville Polar Express experience (that you can read here), we thought the time was finally right for our kids to enjoy a Polar Express experience. We chose to go to Edaville Polar Express and enjoy all of the Festival of Lights activities that are included in the Polar Express admission. […]

Edaville Polar Express: A Review (Part 1)

It has been on my bucket list for years, but we finally got to experience the Polar Express Train Ride here in Massachusetts. We choose the Edaville Railroad Polar Express ride, as opposed to the one in Hopedale and other locations, because we also were able to enjoy all of the Edaville Holiday happenings too. […]

New Year’s Eve Ideas for Families

Even the littlest kids can enjoy New Year’s Festivities, including a ball drop! Here are three New Year’s Eve Ideas for Families! Take a paper plate, then use liquid glue and paint it all over the eating side of the paper plate. Then sprinkle lots of glitter over the glue. Gold or silver glue seems […]

New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

There are lots of ways for kids to celebrate the pending New Year. All you need to do is add some pizazz to their everyday routine! Here are a couple New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids to consider for the big day (or night!) New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids Even during their nighttime bath, […]

The Coolest Toys for 2013

I love toys. But some get the title of the coolest toys 2013. Because they do something that other toys don’t do or they do something you wouldn’t expect them to do. Coolest Toys 2013: These are my picks for the coolest toys 2013: the Hasbro Star Wars Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker 13 inch action figure, […]

Hot Holiday Toys 2013 at BJs Wholesale Club

During our monthly shopping trip to BJ’s Wholesale Club for paper towels, toilet paper and cases of water, among other things, we stopped by the Holiday aisle to start our holiday shopping. We do it every year because they have such great toys at fabulous prices. However, this year, I was blown away when I […]

Top Toys for the Holidays 2013: Ages 0-2

All the stores have taken down the Halloween/Autumn decor, and replaced it with Holiday-themed decorations. The shelves aren’t stocked with candy, but stacked with toys for all ages and all budgets. It is at that moment that the parent panic begins. What to give our kids? What are the hottest holiday toys for 2013? Big […]

Top Toys for Teenagers 2013

Tweens and teens may try to act cool, but they will melt if they get one of the hottest toys for teens and tweens this holiday season. The Big Toy Book has the cool toys for teenagers and top toys for teenagers to put on your shopping list! Top Toys for Teenagers 2013: Ages 9+ […]

Best Toys for Kids 2013: Ages 6-8

Buying toys for kids 6 and up can be daunting. However, the Big Toy Book scours and reviews thousands of toys throughout the year to help make your shopping easier (and get the big smiles from the kids!) Here are the Holiday’s Best Toys for Kids 2013 picked by The Big Toy Book for kids […]

Top Toys 2013: Ages 3-5

Have you hit that parenting moment when you don’t know what toys are appropriate, the best, the hottest to give to your kids? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the Top Toys 2013 for 3 year olds, 4 year olds and 5 year olds picked by The Big Toy Book for 3 […]

Halloween Parties for Babies and Toddlers

There are many spooktacular and frightfully delightful Halloween events for the kids. Here are just a few but sometimes those events are for the bigger kids. Here are two Halloween Parties for Babies and Toddlers at Kidville Wellesley that are wonderfully wicked for the wee ones. At Kidville Wellesley on Thursday, October 24th from 5:30pm […]

Polar Express Train Ride Massachusetts 2012

Are you looking for a Polar Express Train Ride in Massachusetts this holiday season? The Polar Express comes to life this holiday season as the Cape Cod Central Railway (and other select stations) rolls out of the station bound for the “North Pole!” in November and December 2012. Grab your pjs, your Christmas Spirit and climb […]

Weekend Happenings

I love this time of year. There seems to be so many fun weekend activities and the weather is just right. Cool, but not cold. Warm, but not hot. The sights of amber leaves, huge pumpkins, and crisp red apples, and the smell of cinnamon and homemade cider donuts. So to take advantage of the […]

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