Screaming Labor Day Ice Cream Cake Recipe (Sponsored)

We’re screaming because it is a party and every party needs a little noise.  We’re screaming because summer is coming to an end.  We’re screaming for ice cream and we’ll continue enjoying it year-round to remember all those great summer days. This is the perfect dessert for your Labor Day …

Car Treats: Summers on the Run

In the summer, we somehow find ourselves spending a lot more time in the car and a lot more time outside.  From trips to the pool and beach to carpools to and from camp, the car is our home away from home.  With hungry swimmers and campers, avoiding extra stops …

Picnic Like You Have a Personal Chef: Post 390

There is something idyllic about a picnic.  From large family picnics at the local playground on a summer’s day staying up too late, and keeping cool by running through the sprinkler to a picnic for two with your boyfriend on a city picnic bench or at the beach.  You don’t …

Ivivva Summer Fest: You're Invited

We love ivivva. I have been a fan of the Lululemon company since day one because they’re a Canadian company and I liked what they stood for. Not too long ago Lululemon introduced ivivva. I was a bit skeptical because, when it comes to teens and tweens, quality clothing with …

Growing Season is Here: Now Just Add Cooking

Just as the farms are starting to grow some delicious things for us to eat here in New England (or to be fair the greenhouses are doing a lot of the work right now), the kids’ schedules are going crazy.  From end of year events, special meetings, concerts, recitals and …

Summer Wines

When it comes to choosing wine I end up doing the same thing I do with books.  To choose a book I often judge it by it’s cover, I rely on a good librarian to help find something just right, or I recall a little blurb or review I read.  …

Summers in the City

Between heat, exhaustion, anxiety, computer foibles and faults, and erratic work at home schedules, there is the real stuff summer is made of.  Camp. New Friends. Old Friends. Staying up late. Pool time. Days and Mornings at Camp   Camp is an option for some families and a necessity for …

Speaking of Summer: Martha Speaketh Weeketh

The kids are fans of talking dogs. From Martha Speaks on PBS to the many talking dog movies (mostly from the 80’s it seems on Netflix) they never seem to tire of talking dogs.  When it comes to these verbose dogs, not all dogs are created equally.  The one dog …