Monthly Archives: October 2012

Books! Waiting for Winter

It’s getting chilly here in New England. Even though fall has just begun it feels like winter is around the corner. Waiting for Winter by Sebastian Meschenmoser┬áis a great picture book about the anticipation of waiting for winter, snow, and all the fun that goes along with it. The story’s pencil drawings are full of [...]

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Fall Farm Visit

This past weekend we had a great afternoon visiting Billings Farm in Woodstock, VT. In addition to seeing all the farm animals, including a calf who had been born that day, there were all sorts of old-fashioned lawn games to play, cider to be made, apples to core, peel & eat, live music to dance [...]

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Bean Art

I was getting rid of some old beans that I never took the time to boil and cook, so I decided to put them out for the kids to use in an art project. ┬áIt seemed very “old school” to create art out of dried beans. Perhaps because it was so novel my kids got [...]

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Superhero Party

My daughter wanted to have a superhero party at our home to celebrate her 5th birthday. Between her love of the Fashion Kitty books and the Wonder Pets television show I shouldn’t have been surprised that she wanted a superhero themed party. I love personal birthday parties at home, but I don’t love the stress [...]

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