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Thankful for A House Full of Boys

By Laurie Grant

With Thanksgiving a week away I can't help but reflect on where I am today, in the moment. Today I am the mother of two young boys, one a spunky 3.5 the other just 2 weeks old and hanging right now in my baby wearing sling.  My 3.5 year old is at pre-school so I am home with just my little guy lis... Read More

Moving with Kids

By cabesh

  Have you ever moved? I'm talking about a major move, one that takes you at least to a new state, if not a whole new region of the U.S. or new a country. We have twice. Our first move ca... Read More

Keene Pumpkin Festival

By cabesh

  The Keene Pumpkin Festival is the number one, must do Halloween activity in northern New England. There's nothing quite like it. Keene is a sleepy little college town in southwestern ... Read More

Bradley Palmer State Park- Wading Pool

By Laurie Grant

One of my family's favorite places to beat the heat in the summer is Bradley Palmer State Park.  The park offers you over 721 acres of trails, meadows, wild life and a water park.  Yes, you read that right.  A little known secret about this beautiful state park located in Topsfield, MA is that th... Read More

Boston Freedom Trail

By cabesh

  When we have company come into town we always plan to take them on the Boston Freedom Trail. The Freedom Trail starts at the Bunker Hill Monument and ends in Boston Common. One of the... Read More

Experiencing New England

By cabesh

Friends, it turns out we're leaving New England. My husband got a great job offer that will require us to relocate. We have to be in our new city in a month. A MONTH!  So much... Read More

Zucchini A Plenty? Garden Zucchini Lasagna

By Laurie Grant

Our vegetable garden is bursting right now and I am searching for recipes to keep up with the produce.  I thought I would share this easy and delicious dish that I will be making tonight for the second week in a row!  I am not one to make a dish two weeks in a row so that says a little something a... Read More

What I’ve Learned at Pre-School

By Laurie Grant

It was a big transition moving from a day care oriented class to a pre-school classroom, for me. My son, on the other hand, adjusted just fine, taking his traditional three days to adapt and move on.  Moving to pre-school meant leaving behind the small class where the teachers had the time to we... Read More

What’s My Name Fool?

By Laurie Grant

Are you happy with your name?  Do you think it fits your personality?  Would you change it or have you changed it? Lately I have been thinking a lot about names, namely because I am about to name someone in a few short months.   It is a lot of responsibility and a very personal decision that ... Read More

Public Radio, My Source of Knowledge

By cabesh

When my husband got a job offer in New Hampshire I had to look at a map to see which state was New Hampshire and which was Vermont. Being a Pacific Northwesterner, my east coast ge... Read More