Bundles of Fun at Hotel Commonwealth

Hotel Commonwealth Kenmore Square Boston

It’s February vacation week and we’re going stir crazy. We should be on our way some place warm and sunny, but we’re not. Instead, we’re house bound under monstrous snow drifts. It’s been the snowiest winter any of us can remember and we all need a break. Like many of you, we just need a […]

5 Tips for Your Trip to Great Wolf Lodge

5 Tips for the Great Wolf Lodge. What to pack for an amazing family getaway!

The Stow kids were completely in shock last Thursday afternoon when I picked them up early from school for “dentist appointments.” “Why is Daddy in the car?” “Why are there bags in the back?” “Where are we going?” After a full day of skiing at Wachusett on Monday, followed by two consecutive snow days for […]

5 More Reasons To Ski Wachusett This Winter

Emily and Daddy at Wachusett Mountain

Two years ago, when the “big kids” were 4 and 7, we wrote 5 Reasons to Take Your Kids Skiing at Wachusett.  Now that those “big kids” are 6 and 9, their little brother is 4, and they’ve got a 1 year old baby brother, we’ve discovered another 5 reasons why Wachusett is a great place […]

Spring Training Is Just Around the Corner

Today Only - no fees on your Red Sox Tickets for the 2015 season!

Today in Boston marks the coldest day it has been in four years. In fact, some schools have even closed up shop and told students and teachers to hunker down and stay warm at home. Our kids, however, did have school and it was a blustery negative 3 degrees out there this morning. Thank goodness […]

Millis Wonderland Christmas Display

Millis Wonderland Display of Lights

Headed out to catch one last glimpse of Millis Wonderland in its final year? Yikes! Be prepared for a very long line of cars waiting to reach the property. We went last night on a school night, left Foxboro at 7pm after dance and did not get home until after 10pm. We waited 90 minutes […]

Rudolph The Musical in Boston Review

Rudolph 2014 Shubert Theatre

We shlepped through whipping winds and giant puddles as the sheets of cold, wet rain were coming in sideways through our unsteady umbrellas, but we made it to opening night of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. I was skeptical, mainly due to the weather and it put me in a bad mood, but the […]

Nutcracker Boston!

The Nutcracker Boston

Tonight marks a very big night for Emily and me. We are having a girls’ night out and we’re hitting up the Boston Opera House to see the opening night production of The Nutcracker! I haven’t been to the Nutcracker in years – I actually can’t even remember the last time I went to any ballet! […]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical {Giveaway}

Boston's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

How about turning on your holly, jolly, merry and bright with a chance to see a live stage performance of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical! I’m so excited this holiday classic is coming to Boston! Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is coming to the Citi Shubert Theatre next month and will play 12 […]

5 Reasons to Go See Annie at the Wang Theatre

Annie Tickets Boston

We were up close and personal with Annie and Daddy Warbucks last Wednesday evening on the red carpet for Annie the Musical at the Citi Performing Arts Center – Wang Theatre. Everyone keeps asking us how the show was and all I can say is that it’s a MUST SEE. I feel like the kids […]

Great Wolf Lodge October Howl-O-Ween Fun

Great Wolf Lodge Howl-o-ween Review and Giveaway

Last weekend, the entire Stow clan got to experience yet another amazing overnight stay at Great Wolf Lodge New England. So even though Emily and I missed out on all the amazing “howliday” festivities on Friday night (she’s a committed dance team member now), the Stow boys were able to get there on time to […]