From the category archives:

Summer Activities

Best part of summer?  Being outside late in the evening, spending those extra hours in the yard with friends and family.  But, it’s really hard to enjoy yourself when you’re constantly swatting and slapping bugs away!   I really, really don’t like using sticky, stinky bug spray, so I was excited when I was given the Stinger Mosquito Repellent Lantern to review!

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The stinger lantern is a pretty, compact, and effective solution to our mosquito problem!  It runs on four AA batteries (included), and offers protection for a 15 foot radius using all natural, DEET-free ingredients that are safe for kids and pets.  The smell the lantern gives off is a bit like citronella, but lighter.  We didn’t mind it at all.  The bug repellent is dispersed by a ultra quiet fan in the lantern – so quiet that we couldn’t hear it! [click to continue…]

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Patriots fans rejoice, training camp is here!  Head on down to Foxboro to see your favorite players sweat it out on the practice fields, then take the kids over to the Patriots Fan Zone to test their own skills on the many inflatable slides and obstacle courses.  Preliminary dates are listed below, check back here or on the Patriots website for updates!  *Dates have been updated as of 8/3/15* [click to continue…]

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We hope you’ve been enjoying your summer so far, and keeping busy with our Summer Bucket List and other local tips!  Today we’re sharing some fun story time events happening through the end of August.  Some are held inside (great for beating the heat), or include craft projects or character appearances.  Most of these events are free, but please check individual websites for any preregistration requirements.  Enjoy!  [click to continue…]

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Do you have a Summer Bucket List?  If you’re stumped for ideas on what to do, we’ve pulled together a list of 75 things to do on the South Shore (and a bit beyond) that will keep your family busy all summer long.  Whether you’re looking to spend time outdoors or in, if you want to be active or use your imagination, we’ve got an idea for you.  We’ve included links whenever possible to help you plan, as well as lots of FREE activities to save your wallet.   Check it out, and happy summer everyone!  [click to continue…]

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