Let me start by saying that I am a huge fan of public education. I love the diversity, teachers, social aspects, learning, and the routine my kids experience when at school. I have some friends who give their public school children...
When I decided to write this post, I wasn't sure whether to call this popular winter activity 'sledding' or 'sliding.' I usually call it 'sliding,' but a quick internet search confirmed that both terms were acceptable. So I did...
In March of 2021, a year or so into the Covid-19 pandemic, our family felt like we had reached our limit of “indoor togetherness”. Netflix had been binged, board games had been played, and “The Easiest Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipes”...
Festivals and Events Sam Mazza's Harvest Festival This harvest festival located at Sam Mazza's has family fun for all! This year they have TWO dates to choose from: Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 12. Pony rides, petting zoo, pumpkin painting,...
We are thrilled to announce that tickets to our 3rd Annual Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms are now on sale! *UPDATE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT* Who:: This event if for any mom who is currently pregnant, trying to...
Want a European food experience without leaving the city? A trip to Leunig's Bistro, on Church Street, is all you need to be transported to that special little french cafe on the corner in Paris. Located on the corner...
I didn’t always love Vermont. Writing those words, I realize how odd that may sound to people. But the truth simply is, I didn’t love Vermont. You see, I’ve lived in Vermont since I was born, except for those few...
  Having been a previous teacher before having my daughter and becoming a stay at home mom, I have a deep appreciation for the importance of art in a child's life. I taught a particular method (the Charlotte Mason Method)...
For Christmas this year, I want to shop local as much as possible.  I find that locally owned toy stores have a much better selection of high-quality and educational toys. I also find that the smaller stores are less overwhelming...
Are you new to Vermont and wondering where to get a freshly-cut Christmas tree this year? Or maybe just a live one, even if it is pre-cut? Or maybe you have always had an artificial tree but want a...

My Vermont Valentine

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Valentine's Day. A lot of us have conflicted feelings about this day, right? Does any other day have the power to make so many people grit their teeth at once? My lifelong relationship with Valentine's Day was decided when I was...
Celebrate Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, at Shelburne Museum! Family art activities and events will be ongoing from noon to 4 p.m. Every year hundreds of families join the fun on the grounds and in the gardens, with art and magical...
I enrolled my kids in Vermont summer camps for the first time this year. While lots of parents can make the same claim, my newbie status carries the additional weight of initiating this process with older kids. You see,...
Our team has been working on this top secret project for 2 months and we are so excited to reveal our list of our 13 favorite things made right here in Vermont! We love supporting local businesses as much...

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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...