Massachusetts Fireworks 2018 in Metrowest MA

It is fireworks season! Many Metrowest MA cities and towns have listed their fireworks shows in Massachusetts, so it is time to share the list! If you know of a show not on this list, please leave a comment at the end of the post and include a link for fellow Mamas to follow and […]

A-Maze-Ing Summer Open House

Be Amazed at the RSM Metrowest Summer Open House! On Friday June 15, 2018 from 4:30-8:30 pm, explore a Mirror Maze, navigate a Pirate Maze, make your own Lego Maze, or play inside 3D maze at the RSM Metrowest Summer Open House. Also stay for an informational session with Director Dr. Charny to learn more about […]

Where to Pick Strawberries in Metrowest MA

May 20th is National Pick Your Own Strawberries Day! Plus, June kicks off the month of Strawberry picking in Massachusetts! In honor of this delicious occasion, here is a list of where you can go  strawberry picking in Metrowest MA. Pick Your Own Strawberries Hanson’s Farm in Framingham (hansonsfarm.50webs.com/pyohansons.html) Sunshine Farm in Sherborn (sunshinefarmma.com) Belkin […]

Toy Stores in Metrowest MA

With Toys R Us closing all of its stores, many parents are wondering where are they going to shop for toys! Especially since we had Toys R Us in Framingham and Dedham! Are there any toys stores in Metrowest Massachusetts left? Now that Toys R Us is gone, where do I shop for toys? While […]

Four Things to Do During the Last Four Days of the Year

Toys should keep kids entertained and occupied during the holiday vacation. Yet, we all know that does not happen! Cabin fever can set in! So take a break, get out of the house, and prolong the holiday spirit. These are classic New England activities to do before school starts in the new year!   Edaville […]

Belmont World Film Family Festival

This January 13th-16th, be sure not to miss the 14th annual Belmont World Film Family Festival! The festival offers nearly four full days of some of the world’s best films for children age 3-12 and their families. Hosted at the Regent Theatre Arlington, Belmont Studio Cinema and Brattle Theatre Cambridge. Following a showing of Wallace & Gromit: […]

2016 Metrowest MA Fireworks Schedule

Here are the 2016 fireworks displays in Metrowest Massachusetts. If you know of more, leave a comment! June 18, 2016 Woburn 6/18/2016 10:00 PM DPW Yard off N. Warren St. – North Warren Street (No Rain Date) June 19, 2016 Fitchburg 6/19/2016 10:00 PM Coolidge Park Baseball Field/1000 John Fitch Highway (No Rain Date) July […]

Maple Magic at Natick Organic Farm

Come to the Natick Organic Farm for Maple Sugaring Tours and learn about Native American and Colonial Sugaring Techniques while experiencing how the Farm sugars today on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Join them for their Annual Pancake Breakfast (including gluten free pancakes!) from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM next […]

Hair Stylists for Curly Hair in Massachusetts!

Finding a great hairstylist is always tough, but if you have curly hair, it can be even more challenging! Turns out, many local Metrowest Mamas have found great hair salons and top hair stylists that you may want to check out the next time you need your curls coiffed. Here are the recommendations: A bit […]

Lookout Farm in Natick MA: Season Passes

Belkin Family Lookout Farm is a gem in MetroWest, Massachusetts. It has lots of fun for kids (and adults) from May to October every year. Whether it is picking peaches or a basket of apples, riding around on the train, or running around the play area, it is the place to be during the weekends […]

Best of Metrowest MA: WINNERS!

Thank you to all of the Metrowest Mamas who voted for their favorite places and spaces in Metrowest Massachusetts for kids. Moms voted for their best outdoor playground in Metrowest, best indoor playspace in Metrowest, best cake place in Metrowest, best toy store in Metrowest, best family-friendly restaurant in Metrowest, best birthday party space in […]

Metrowest Best for Kids – Final Round

Thanks to all that voted during the first round of the Metrowest Best picks for Kid Places and Spaces. Based on all the nominations, the places and spaces that got the most votes moved on to round two – the final round! The final round features the top three in each of the categories like […]

Mathapalooza Metrowest: Russian Math Framingham

Mathapalooza: Russian Math Framingham Metrowest

Don’t miss RSM-MetroWest’s Mathapalooza on Saturday, September 13, from noon to 4:00 PM at the Framingham Centre Common located between Edgell Road and Vernon Street. The RSM (Russian School of Mathematics) Metrowest Mathapalooza is a one-of-a-kind event featuring a day of mathematical fun for all ages such as games, puzzles, and contests created especially for […]

A List of CSAs in Metrowest Massachusetts

Want to join a CSA? Keep reading for a list of CSAs in Metrowest Massachusetts. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. They are local farms where local families can get locally grown produce, like fruits and vegetables. In some cases, you can get dairy like milk, cheese and eggs, or meats and flowers. Many CSAs […]

Smashburger Review – Natick MA

I love hamburgers and I love eating out. But those two things don’t always come to fruition when you have kids. Unless you consider a fast food drive thru line, which, honestly, is not my thing. So I was excited to see Smashburger come to Natick, MA. It is the first Smashburger in Massachusetts, and […]

Best Places to Pick Apples in Massachusetts

Thanks to the wonderful fans on the Metrowest Mamas Facebook Page for sharing their favorite, kid-friendly, best places to pick apples in Massachusetts with their families or to have a birthday party or school field trip. Here are the top shares: Belkin Lookout Farm (Natick) A train takes you to the various places to pick […]

Parks and Playgrounds in Metrowest Boston

Spring has stuck and summer is staring us down. (Can I get a hallelujah?) Here are two recommendations for Parks and two recommendations for Playgrounds around Metrowest, Massachusetts. They don’t charge admission either! (Though some parking fees or meters may apply.) Pack the sunscreen, beverages and either snacks or a lunch, so you can really […]

Earth Day Festivities and Other Family Fun

If you are looking for Earth Day fun this weekend, four events to note are the: Great Cloth Diaper Change at Diaper Lab – Somerville While the actual Guiness Record event is now closed, stop by to learn more about cloth diapers and check out special earth day sales and special deals. Saturday, April 21, […]

Spooktacular Weekend Fun

Saturday, October 29 Free Pumpkins at Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick from 10:00am-5:00pm. Just pay $10 per person and kids who wear a costume get in free. Includes hayrides, a kid play area and a farm train and a free pumpkin for each child. Stop and Shop Treats in Natick from 12pm-4:00pm. Enjoy free treats, […]

Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick

I go by the Belkin Lookout Farm almost on a daily basis. Many folks haven’t given the love to the farm in recent years and find it is overpriced. Others find it to be a Metrowest gem. Without any comparison and without having to pay for admission thanks to the Blogger Event I attended, I […]

Fourth of July Festivities 2011

While the Fourth of July weekend means beaches and barbeques for most of us, there are some fun family activities all weekend long. There are lots of parades and fireworks, and the Boston Harborfest of course, but here are a couple other Metrowest Mama favorites. All Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) Carlisle Old Home Day. Road […]

Things to Do this Weekend

On Saturday, head to the Family Fest in Milton from 9am-2pm. More than 40 family-friendly activities, vendors, organizations, and service providers. Yard sale tables and arts/crafts too! Kid dance and sports demo classes, ride-on safari animals, live wildlife presentations, fire truck tours, face painting and tattoos, car seat checks, and child identification. Information about local camps, schools, […]

The Cottage Chestnut Hill

Modern Classics with a Twist When I asked the co-owner of The Cottage (Wellesley, Chestnut Hill) how she would best describe the food at her restaurants, she stated, “modern classics with a twist”. Iced tea infused with passion orange, country fried chicken with crushed cornflakes and honey chipotle sauce, braised beef ribs with cabernet demi-glace, […]

The Cottage Wellesley & Chestnut Hill

Cottage Casual As a parent, I don’t get out often for dinner with my husband or a night out with friends. When I do get the chance to go out, I am very picky because I finally have a couple hours for myself and it better be worth it. I found the perfect match a […]

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