Shopping Around: Beach Bags

May 26, 2010 3

Folks, it is HOT, and the beach/pool is calling! How’s your beach bag holding up? We’ve been doing a little ‘window’ shopping, and found some fun tote options for mamas and kids too! [read more]

Best Pasta Salad!

May 25, 2010 1

With all the gorgeous weather we’ve been having lately, hubby and I have been grilling a lot, and what better to go with burgers or steak tips on the BBQ than a great pasta salad? I’ve got a pretty good one to share with you all, my Auntie D shared it with me last summer, and it was an instant favorite at our house. (Even the 2-year-old will eat it). I’m telling you mamas, you must, must, must try this recipe! [read more]

End-of-the-Year Teacher Gifts

May 24, 2010 2

So the end of the school year is approaching, and I am once again wracking my brain for teacher gift ideas. Between preschool and kindergarten, I’ve got 4 teachers to say thank you to, and I’d really like to stay away from pencil holders, mugs and candles. I mean, how many of those can one person have anyway?! So, here are my thoughts. Please feel free to comment and add your own, I’m sure there are lots of us that need a little inspiration! [read more]

Shrek Forever After

May 21, 2010 0

Today is opening day for Shrek Forever After! Whether you’re planning on heading to the theater this weekend or not, kids can still get into the ogre spirit with these Shrek-themed crafts and activities!

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This Weekend: Craft Fair & Flea Market

May 20, 2010 0

Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? Join artists, vendors, crafters and treasure collectors at the future site of The Hanson Children’s Museum for a Family Fun Craft Fair & Flea Market on Sunday May 23rd from 9am to 3pm. Bring the kids to take pictures with characters from Alice In Wonderland, dig for treasures, have their faces painted, watch a puppet show and spend time in the craft & field trip room! There will be door prizes, raffles, goodies and lots of fun! [read more]

This Weekend: A Taste of Hingham

May 19, 2010 0

The forecast this weekend looks promising, so why not spend an afternoon outside, eating good food, listening to music, and having fun at A Taste of Hingham! Sample food from dozens of Hingham restaurants, then cast your vote for best chowder, best ‘taste of the town’, best accompaniment, and the most delicious ice cream. Stroll with family and friends, enjoy live music on two stages, face-painting, shaped balloons, crafts for kids, and more! Enter free drawings, sign up for special events, and ride in a horse-drawn wagon from the corner of Main & South streets through the charming Downtown. It’s fun for the whole family! [read more]

Summer Reading Fun from Local Book Stores

May 18, 2010 0

Keep the kids reading this summer with two fun reading incentive programs from Barnes & Noble and Borders book stores. Kids can read books of their choice, then turn a list of what they’ve read to the stores for a FREE book! [read more]

This Weekend: Storytime Live! is Playing in Boston!

May 17, 2010 0

Nickelodeon’s Storytime Live is coming to Boston! See Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, The Wonder Pets, and Ni Hao Kai-lan, hosted by Moose A. Moose and his pal Zee, for 6 performances at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre in Boston on May 22nd and 23rd. And now you can see the show for less! South Shore Mamas readers can Buy one ticket, get one FREE! [read more]

Win Tickets to ‘Mommies Who Shop’!

May 14, 2010 0

As a follow up to our post this week on the fabulous Mommies Who Shop spring events in the area, we are now offering our readers the chance to win a FREE pair of tickets (with swag) to the May 20th Mommies Who Shop event in Weston!

To enter this contest, send us an email at, using ‘MOMMIES WHO SHOP!’ as the subject line. Entries must be recieved by midnight on Monday, May 17th. Winner will recieve two tickets, with swag bags, to the Mommies Who Shop event on May 20th at Regis College in Weston. Enter now for your chance to win!
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Free Car Seat Safety Checkpoint – May 22nd

May 13, 2010 2

Are you expecting a little bundle of joy in the family soon and find yourself struggling with that tricky infant carseat base? Or maybe you’re upgrading to a new seat and you’re not so sure that you have installed it properly in the family vehicle? Stop by South Shore Hospital on Saturday, May 22nd between 9:30am – 1:30pm for their FREE Car Seat Safety Checkpoint. [read more]

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