Clara’s Nutcracker: José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre

There are as many unique dancers as there are snowflakes, and there may he just as many versions of The Nutcracker. The story is basically the same, with a few additional characters based on which country you see The Nutcracker in and which version is being performed. Some variations focus …

A Charlie Brown Christmas in Boston (Partner)

Every year we get a new Christmas soundtrack some move out of rotation, but one that never does is the Charlie Brown Christmas cd. We keep the soundtrack in rotation every year and the opening number is the one song that gets as all humming along. The Vince Guaraldi theme …

Weekend Guide: New Format

There are just so many things going on that putting them all in a blog post doesn’t keep you up to date on all the things!  So, I’m going to try something new.  I’ll mention a few outings, places to explore, dine, shop on my weekend guide here, but I’ll …

Potted Potter Giveaway

Potted Potter is a Harry Potter Parody that is here in town. POTTED POTTER: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff is inviting you to be part of the spellbinding experience! You can get tickets here for the show brought by Starvox Entertainment and Potted Productions …

The Row Hotel: Assembled to Perfection

You can find me here in the morning with my coffee and the paper. I have been a fan of Assembly Row since the day I stepped foot by the Mystic River.  That chilly fall day by the river, I watched a bucket loader full of Legos ceremoniously pour onto …

Head of the Charles Regatta Weekend Guide

Saturday, October 20th and Sunday October 21st It is Head of the Charles Regatta weekend. This is a weekend I look forward to every year.  Head of The Charles weekend has a quintessential New England feel.  As a family, we usually bike down to the river and spend some time …

Newbury Street Must Shops

The reason I like Newbury Street is that it is so very Boston.  Newbury Street is nestled between the gorgeous brownstones of French boulevard style Commonwealth Mall of the Back Bay and the bustling center of Copley Square.  I love to shop even if it just window shopping.  On Newbury …