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Let’s All Go to the Topsfield Fair

By Laurie Grant

Have you heard the joke about the 9 month pregnant lady, pre-schooler, and tired husband who went to the fair?  No? I'm not surprised.  Our trip to the fair wasn't very funny, but it was fun and as always an adventure. The idea to go to the Topsfield Fair was spontaneous and not very planned out... 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

Haunted Halloween in Salem

By Laurie Grant

Living near Salem, MA is great for a lot of reasons- easy access to Boston, the coast line, lower taxes, but the absolute best reason I enjoy living around here is Halloween! Salem is cleverly known as Witch City and it has so much to offer the ghoul in you during the month of October.  Haunte... Read More

Very Pregnant Halloween Costumes

By Laurie Grant

What's a pregnant gal to do in Salem on Halloween?  Dress up of course! I finally found something to be excited about and look forward too as I approach my 9th month.  The protruding belly can be used as a prop.  Adding to my costume and appeal as I waddle around Salem, MA.  I might even have... Read More

Hobo Railroad

By cabesh

There are so many great things about fall in New England. Of course the foliage is simply amazing, but taking a train to see it? Even better! If you've got small kids, I recommend riding the ... Read More

Apple Picking in New England

By cabesh

There are few things more quintessential New England than apple picking. Apple picking in New England isn't about picking your own to save money, it's about the experience. Translation:  Yo... 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