Category: <span>Holidays</span>

Cambridge: Hyper Local Gift Guide

Just in time for this weekend’s holiday stroll!  Saturday, Huron Village in Cambridge has some great activities for the whole family.  Photos with Santa for pets, dinner out at Full Moon and as you’ll see plenty of amazing gifts for everyone on your list. Hyper Local Gift Guide Huron Village …

Celebrating Not Just Surviving New Year's Eve With Young Children

Staying up for midnight on New Year’s Eve was never a problem for me.  We celebrated at parties with friends.  We went out to First Night in Boston, and Stamford, CT.  We stayed in for a fabulous home cooked dinner with friends in Maine.  We had large celebrations and small parties. …

2008 Year in Review: Food, Poverty, Hunger, Waste and the One Dollar Diet Project

You’ve seen the books and the television shows: Frommer’s Australia from $50 a day among others and Rachel Ray’s $40 a day on the Food Network.  It turns out that, according to NetAid, more than 1 billion people (that’s 1 in 6 people around the world) live in extreme poverty.  Extreme poverty …

Last Minute Gift Ideas: Forgot the Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker

I can say it is officially crunch time.  As we walk to the car around the puddles, there are little tiny ridges of crunchy white snowy ice.  School is having it’s all-school sing and pot-luck.  In a couple days the children will be home for the holidays whatever they may …

Christmas in Carver: From Carving Turkey To Carving Out Family Time

What does a family of New York (once or twice removed) Jews do when Chanukah falls right around Christmas?  We carve out some family time.  You can’t have a Chanukah party two weeks before Chanukah starts because waiting for the first night will be an eternity for the kids.  It …