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4 Delicious Valentine’s Day Edibles

4 Delicious Valentine’s Day Edibles: Treats for your sweethearts! Ready to say “I love you” with food? It’s the best way. Try out these sweet treats on the ones you love. 1. White Chocolate Valentine’s Popcorn Popcorn and chocolate? Yes! These two recipes for sweetheart popcorn will melt anyone’s heart....
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Craft & A Book: Valentine’s Day

Craft & A Book: Valentine’s Day There’s nothing better than snuggling up with a good book on a cold, wintery day – except maybe enjoying an easy craft with the kids. This craft is perfect for elementary aged kids or preschoolers with some extra help. Plus, we have the perfect...
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Indoor Waterparks in New England!

Indoor Waterparks in New England! If you’re willing to pay cold hard cash to be transported to a balmy 84 degrees (albeit indoors) during a New England winter, this article may be for you. Your desire to be warm, however, must trump any issues you may have with things like...
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DIY Beautiful: Valentine Craft

DIY Beautiful: Valentine Craft! My daughter is completely nutso about decorating for the holidays. All the holidays. Visit my house around St. Patrick’s Day and you’ll be bombarded with giant shamrocks and glittery leprechaun traps (in her room anyways, I can’t be having the stuff conflict with my décor mojo.)...
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Indoor Activity: Pretend Vacation!

Indoor Activity: Pretend Vacation! Need an indoor activity? Send those kids on vacation! There’s no reason you have to actually leave the house to go on an adventure. Destination? Somewhere hot and sunny! Dress for the Weather First up, have them get into the summer spirit by changing into some...
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5 Snow Day Activities

5 Snow Day Activities to Save Your Sanity. Feeling cooped up? Here are a few activities to help keep you and the kids busy on a snowy day! Laundry Basket Skee Ball If you can get all the laundry done and out of the laundry baskets, try a little game...
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Holiday Meals TO GO in Central MA!

Want someone else to do the cooking this holiday season?  We’ve found some great choices for Central MA restaurants and caterers offering Holiday To Go Meals for 2022. Holden Val’s Restaurant Val’s is offering their catering menu throughout the Holiday season. Shrimp cocktail platters, seafood, pasta, sides. Many offerings, just...
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6 Teacher Gift Ideas for the Holidays

6 Teacher Gift Ideas for the Holidays! If anyone’s ever popped in unexpectedly at school to see one teacher handling a room of 12+ little ones, you know how hard they work! This time of year is our opportunity to tell those special people who care, teach, love and nurture...
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Holiday Tipping Guide 2022

Holiday Tipping Guide 2022: Who do you tip and how much? It’s the most confusing time of year for me — holiday tip time! How much is too little, too much, not needed or not allowed! Check out these considerations and guidelines you can use for tipping/gift giving to your...
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Creating a Family Time Capsule

What better time to create a family time capsule than the beginning of a new year? Engage the family in a fun New Years activity and put together a time capsule of your family right now in this moment. It astonishes me how much my kids grow and change in...
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Making New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

Making New Year’s Resolutions as a Family. A great tradition of the new year is reflecting on one’s year and making commitments to better ourselves and our lives in the new year. New Year’s resolutions also are a great opportunity for teaching children about self-reflection and goal setting. When making the...
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Sugar Cookie Decorating Made Easy for Young Kids

Sugar Cookie Decorating Made Easy My girls love decorating sugar cookies for the holidays, for obvious reasons. The cookie is one of the least important parts to them in this process; it is merely a vehicle for mounds of sugar, frosting, and sprinkles. Because of this, I have a hard...
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Famous Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes Revealed!

Neiman Marcus, Doubletree Hotel? You’ll want to add these classic Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes to your portfolio! If you’re lucky enough to score a bag a flour in the store, you’ll want to get baking one of these classic Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes. Let us know how they come out...
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WCKC Gift Giving: Our Favorite Books

WCKC Gift Giving: Our Favorite Books. Yes, I am that relative who loves to gift books for Christmas. I love to read and I love to find books that kids will enjoy reading too. The following list has some new books and some oldies but goodies for the kids in...
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A Dish the Kids Can Create: Turkey Fruit Plate

A Dish the Kids Can Create: Turkey Fruit Plate. I am never 100% confident what parts of our Thanksgiving feast my kids will enjoy. They will probably eat some turkey and will surely eat the rolls, but after that, anything more is a bonus. What I can rely on is that...
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade-Themed Printables!

While you are in the kitchen, keep the kids busy Thanksgiving morning with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade-themed printables! Download & print these free Parade-themed coloring pages, word searches, math worksheets & more. Macy’s is once again ready to deliver a dazzling spectacle featuring its signature mix of giant character balloons,...
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30 Kid-Friendly Service Ideas for November

November: A Month of Giving Back and Thankfulness With Thanksgiving coming up, it is a natural time to begin talking to kids about being thankful for what they have and think about ways to give back to your community. We hope you’ll find our 30 Kid-Friendly Service Ideas for November...
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Thanksgiving Dinner TO GO in Central MA!

Want someone else to do the cooking this year? We’ve found more than a dozen Central MA restaurants and caterers offering Thanksgiving To Go in Central MA for 2022. Where to find your Thanksgiving Meals: Brookfield  Brookfield Orchards Pies, Pies, Pies! Price: Varies Deadline: 11/19/22 Order: 508-867-6858 Holden Farm to...
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