My Dream Family Car – Telsa Model S

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Nemo – The Blizzard of 2013

Tweet Pin It We are still digging out from Nemo, which turned out to be the 5th largest blizzard in Boston history.  The official snow fall amount was 25 inches, though we have several drifts well over 3 feet around our house. Schools and business were closed Friday and the Governor declared a state of […]

Shrinky Dink Wine Charms from Discarded Plastic

Tweet Pin It Do you remember the excitement of watching shrinky dinks shrivel up and shrink as a kid?  Do you want a unique personalized way to identify your wine glass or beer bottle at your next party? If you were a kid in the 80’s like me, you probably remember the joy of coloring on […]

Children Love Books That Reflect Their Values

Tweet Pin It I love it when my children get excited about the things that are important to me.  The other day my daughter was lamenting to me that there was a book at school that she really wanted to show me, but it was at school.  I suggested to her that she tell the […]

How I got my son excited for yogurt!

Tweet Pin It I pack the lunches for my twin 3rd graders and my preschool almost every morning.  I try very hard to keep their lunches healthy, interesting and as natural as possible.  With three very different eaters, this is a challenge. Recently I have discovered a trick to getting my preschool son to love […]

Teach Your Children Well

Tweet Pin It On the day after Thanksgiving, I’m thankful that my children are learning my green values and that I get to spend holidays at my mother’s house. We live about four hours from the closest family, so it’s really a treat to be able to sleep in and know that other people will […]

Greening Halloween: Reuse & Crafty Modifications

Tweet Pin It Halloween Costumes – New, reused and modified! With our busy lives, coming up with Halloween costumes for three kids is a struggle.  We have to balance the time needed to make something from scratch, the environmental and budget costs of buying commercial costumes and most importantly what the kids want to be […]

The Summer Olympics Inspires Young Athletes – Sometimes

Tweet Pin It “Mom, why is there a horse dancingon TV? I think dogs jumping and doingflips would be more interesting.”after a few minutes watching Dressage. Every 4 years the Summer Olympics inspire thousands, if not millions of young girls and boys to take up gymnastics and swimming. Impressionable young children watch hours and hours of these […]

Day Camps Go Green! Vote for our Boys & Girls Club Camp!

Tweet Pin It This summer I’ve noticed a growing trend with day camps in our area – they’re spending more time teaching kids about the environment and recycling.  It’s a natural trend, when you’re outside, learn about things outside,  but it seems to be more deliberate recently, which I love. The Mayor cheering for the […]

Top 10 Reasons I Love My Local Farmers Market

Tweet Pin It I love going to my local farmers market.  I used to think that going to a farmers market was an opportunity to get inexpensive food.  I’ve since learned that that’s not why you go to a farmer’s market. The top 10 reasons why I love my local farmer’s market: Timmy loves his […]