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Big Apple Circus: Luminocity

High Wire Big Apple Circus

We had so much fun last night at the Big Apple Circus in Boston. It makes for a great family excursion this spring! We zipped right into the city by car and parked at Center Plaza Garage for $11 on a Saturday evening. That’s a pretty great rate if you ask me. Plus, the circus [...]

Who Wants to Go to the Circus? {Giveaway}

Boston Circus City Hall Plaza

We had so much fun at the Big Apple Circus at City Hall Plaza last year and we are so excited to be going again next weekend to check out Luminocity! This show will run for seven weeks, beginning  on March 25th and ending on May 11th! Luminocity promises electrifying entertainment for all ages! I [...]

Thank You, Kind People of Boston

2014 Highlander Limited Edition

It started with traffic. Lots and lots of it. I didn’t leave the ‘burbs when I said I would and I got stuck behind a wicked accident on 93, on my way into the Boston Auto Show, known in past years as the New England International Auto Show. Whatever, the baby amazingly kept his cool [...]

Six Flags New England {Giveaway}

Six Flags New England

So the kids had seen the commercials all over the television, so when I recently told them we were going to spend the day at Six Flags they went totally berserk! Wooohooo! Jumping up and down, yelling, screaming, the whole nine yards. Chris and I were feeling the love. And it wasn’t just an ordinary [...]

Fenway Park Photo Tour

Fenway Collage

 A big thank you to the Red Sox for inviting us to tour Fenway, watch batting practice and catch a game. It’s such an amazing ballpark and we can’t wait to go back in July with the big kids for their first Fenway experience. On July 27, 2013 the Boston Red Sox will celebrate minor [...]

The Big Apple Circus Is Back in Boston

Clown Nose

On Saturday afternoon, we had the pleasure of attending the Big Apple Circus at City Hall Plaza in Boston. We saw their 35th anniversary production – LEGENDARIUM! What an amazing show. We took our seats under the traditional big top, where all the fun would happen. There’s not a bad seat in the house. Well, [...]

Win A Family Four Pack to the Big Apple Circus!

Desire of Flight

The Big Apple Circus presents Legendarium:  A Journey into Circus Past The big top will be back at City Hall Plaza (Government Center) from March 26 – May 12, 2013. We simply cannot wait to see this show! Tickets start at just $20 and are available at or at the Circus Box Office at [...]

Monster Trucks at Monster Jam 2013

Blue Thunder

Chris (Father of the Year) took Aidan and his cousin Tommy to see Monster Jam at the DCU Center last night. Aidan has been a big fan of Monster Trucks on the YouTube since, well, forever.  Last night, all his dreams finally came true.  Just don’t forget your ear protection!!  You can purchase your tickets [...]

7 Reasons to Visit the Ocean Explorium

sharks and rays

Emily was surfing the web with grandad on Saturday morning.  She wanted to do something fun.  She wanted to go to an aquarium.  Since the New England Aquarium is currently under construction, Mystic came to mind.  But who knew that she’d find an aquarium that was just 20 minutes away from Grandma and Grandad’s house? She [...]

5 Reasons to Take Your Kids Skiing at Wachusett

leaning to ski

Chris took the big kids skiing on New Year’s Eve.  Talk about checking one off the list at the last minute!  While I was busy shopping at the mall, the kids got their very first ski lesson with their amazing daddy.  Here are Chris’s five reasons why Wachusett Mountain is a great place to take [...]