Archive | March, 2012
Addie in the Calderwood Courtyard at the Boston MFA.

Exploring the Boston Museum of Fine Arts with a Toddler!

Today Addison and I spent our morning exploring the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. It’s always interesting to go to museums with her, especially ones I have been to before, because her experiences always shift my own perspective.  Usually I seek out particular artwork or styles I want to see. For example, today I […]

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Addison and Elizabeth helping me put together our new cedar raised bed.

Gardening and the Unfortunate End for a Little Mouse

We are having unusual weather in New England – it was 75 degrees today, and it’s supposed to be sunny and warm all week. I was inspired to start our garden today! On the way home from church, we made a pit stop at Home Depot and got potting soil and seeds. When we got […]

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Yosemite National Park, California

7 Super Shots – Travel Photos Revisited

At the prompting of fellow blogger Sandra Foyt of Albany Kid, I am taking part in HostelBookers 7 Super Shots. I don’t often follow prompts for my blog posts, but I liked this particular challenge. It gave me the opportunity to dig through my old photos, and highlight a few that I love, yet haven’t […]

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Snowboarding at Pat's Peak

Adventures in Snowboarding at Pat’s Peak!

Yesterday we took the Outdoor Adventure Club to Pat’s Peak in Henniker, NH. I work at an inner-city high school, so most of my kids have never been skiing or snowboarding – it’s too expensive. Access is something I struggle with on a regular basis – just finding the resources and transportation to get the […]

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Addie in the Lilly Gold Sit 'N' Stroll 5 in 1 Car Seat & Stroller Combination

Gear Review: Lilly Gold Sit ‘n’ Stroll

While we were getting ready for our last trip to Europe, we made tons of lists, especially in regard to what we needed to bring for Addison, our 19 month old daughter. The one thing I was dreading was toting her car seat. It wasn’t an option for us – we needed a car seat […]

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