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Earth Day Ideas, and So Much More!

Earth Day Ideas, and So Much More!

This week we've got fun, easy ways to go green (host toy swap!) plus great ideas for Earth-themed reading, crafts, and snacks.With Mother's Day coming up, we're teaming with Pottery Isle to host two handprint craft events - a neat ...

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Create a Keepsake Mother's Day Gift at Pottery Isle - 15% Discount!

Create a Keepsake Mother's Day Gift at Pottery Isle - 15% Discount!

Children grow up so fast! Create a Mother's Day gift with your child's handprint and you'll always remember when they were "this big." On April 29 and 30 from 9 AM to 2 PM, we will be hosting Mother's Day ...

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Another Orange Leaf Spring Fling Giveaway

Another Orange Leaf Spring Fling Giveaway

Congratulations to reader Susan Pincus, our first giveaway winner of a $10 gift card to Orange Leaf!Some very special guests are booking their flights to attend Spring Fling at Orange Leaf in Newburyport May 9 - will we see you ...

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Summer Camp Guide 2015 - New Programs!

Summer Camp Guide 2015 - New Programs!

We've added two new listings to our Summer Camp Guide: Pottery Isle's Artistic Expressions pottery and art camp, and culinary educator Fran Kaplan's kids' cooking course via Newburyport Youth Services. Check 'em out!There's still plenty of time to register for ...

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Easy Ways for Your Family to "Go Green"

Easy Ways for Your Family to "Go Green"

April 22nd marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized as the official holiday of the environmental movement. It's an opportunity for us to think about our impact on the Earth and to ...

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Earth-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Earth-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Want to keep your child's toy box from over flowing with “stuff” but still give him a few new things to play with? Invite some friends over for a toy swap! It's a great way to clean some extra things ...

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Welcome Spring! Simple Caterpillar Craft

Welcome Spring! Simple Caterpillar Craft

Caterpillars and butterflies are welcome signs of spring. This quick and easy craft project is a delightful way for you and your child to celebrate the new season. Supplies: construction paper in various colors glue wiggly eyes markers card stock ...

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Whip Up a Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Whip Up a Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Love chocolate? Here's a healthy treat for those with a sweet tooth. And it's a great recipe for a dairy and gluten free diet.Serving size: 1 cup (add ingredients accordingly to make bigger batch)Ingredients:• 1 ripe avocado • 1/4 cup ...

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Be a Tourist in Your Own State for Spring Break

Be a Tourist in Your Own State for Spring Break

Looking for something to do during spring break that's close to home? It's an excellent time to be a “local” tourist and enjoy some of the most beautiful places in the country right in your own backyard by planning a ...

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Sign Up Now for the Monster Jam Kindness Campaign

Attention local PTAs, schools, libraries, organizations, and businesses: Encourage your community to take part in the Monster Jam Kindness Campaign - you'll earn coupons to distribute for FREE kids' tickets to Monster Jam, coming to Gillette Stadium on June 20. ...

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