Every year we do a fun family night where we carve all of our pumpkins. It ends up being a lot of work and takes a fair amount of muscle to get the job done.  We haven't carved...
As I’ve grown older, my short term memory has grown worse. So much so that I actually asked my doctor if early onset Alzheimer’s was a possibility. His response was, no, you’re a mom. That was all he said,...
Can we talk about Easter? My children are 3 and 6 and we celebrate Easter as a family. This is a holiday I both love and hate. I celebrate the religious holiday which is meaningful to me. I also...
It's Memorial Day and Vermont City Marathon Weekend. Here are some of our favorite family friendly events... Saturday, May 23, 2014 Vermont City Marathon & Relay YAM Scram RunVermont will host the 15th Annual Youth Running Festival during marathon weekend. All participants must...
We are by no means a devoutly religious household, but my kids love the season of Advent. The 24 days or four Sundays leading up to the celebration of Christmas Day, or the birth of Christ, bring a special...
Filling that Easter basket can be difficult, as we try to come up with creative ideas and not load it up with sweets. Our team has come together to create a list of 15 non-candy items to fill your...
Are you sick of "Deck The Halls"? Can't stand "The Twelve Days of Christmas" one day longer? Well, here are some holiday carols just for you, Mom and Dad. Hopefully, they resonate a little more than riding in one...
I'm here to talk to you today about Alternative Mother's Day. Now, just so there is no confusion, this is not a post dedicated to a day of celebration for “Alternative Mothers", although goodness knows they need one.  There are plenty...
The school year is in full swing and the holidays are just around the corner. Now is the time we, as parents and caregivers, have started thinking of how to thank our children’s teachers and show our gratitude for...
Happy New Year, Everyone! (insert silver paper noisemaker being blown in your face.) No, I don’t need to check my calendar. This is the authentic New Year. September is the month we truly begin again. While it is nice to have...
Mama's, while you've got visions of stuffing and sweet potatoes, your little ones might very well be thinking of the much anticipated arrival of your family's Elf on the Shelf. Whether it's your first year or your fifth, there will most...
We are so excited to announce our next Moms' Night out! Join us on Friday, December 5th for a Favorite Things Party! It will be held at New Moon Cafe in downtown Burlington from 7:00-9:00pm. Never been to a...
Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers. There are hearts, chocolate candies, cute little cards, and flowers everywhere. For many people, it’s also a day filled with loneliness. Once I hit middle school, I started to hate Valentine’s Day because...
5 Must-Have Xfinity Gifts for the Family That Has Everything! Bonus - you can have it all in time for Christmas! 2nd Annual Xfinity Couples Night Out Recap and Must-Have Gift Guide! The 2nd Annual Couples Night Out at Xfinity was not...

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2022 Vermont Holiday Activities for the Whole Family

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Welcome to the sometimes cold but always delightful Vermont holiday season! Whether you stay close to home or decide to take a tour of the...