From the monthly archives:

April 2011

mad hatterDo you have a little Alice in Wonderland fan at home?  Take them to The Children’s Museum in Easton’s Mad Hatter Tea Party on Thursday, May 26th, from 11am-2pm.  There will be cupcakes and lemonade, super silly lawn games, and decorating an oversized over-the-top-hat!  Miss Candy will be bringing furry white rabbits for you kids to pet.  Kerry, the museum’s Exploring Music teacher, will lead children in zany song and dance.  And stylists from The Hair Cuttery in Easton will be there to make guests look like Alice and the Mad-Hatter himself, how fun!   {keep reading…}

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FPZ BongosCelebrate Mother’s Day at the Franklin Park and Stone zoos on Sunday, May 8th with FREE ADMISSION for all mothers throughout the day and goodie bags for the first 100 moms. Complimentary goodie bags will be filled with fun gifts, and discount offers for children’s music and books, cleaning and meal services, stationery and gifts, and custom photography and videos, all drawn from local, independent mom-owned businesses. 

Kiki and Kimani 2creditellenslotnickBoth Zoos will also be honoring their celebrity animal moms including gorilla Kiki with her 5-month-old baby Kambiri at Franklin Park Zoo, (photo courtesy of Ellen Slotnick), and emperor tamarin Snoopy and her baby named Wally at Stone Zoo. 

Franklin Park Zoo Admission: Free Admission for all mothers, $16.00 for adults; $13.00 for seniors; $10.00 for children (2-12); Children under 2 are free.   

Stone Zoo Admission: Free Admission for all mothers, $13.00 for adults; $11.00 for seniors; $9.00 for children (2-12); Children under 2 are free.  {keep reading…}

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Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2nd – May 6th.  If you want to thank that special teacher in your child’s life, a simple Google search will return pages of ideas ranging from store purchased items to involved, crafty projects.  We’ve picked a few crafts and some fun printables from our favorite blogs to share with you today!

GET CRAFTY: 

fabric bookmarks {keep reading…}

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{Recipe} Easy Trail Mix

April 26, 2011

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Whether our plans are to head to the museum or the mall, my purse is always stocked with munchies for the kids.  I try to go as healthy as possible, for their sake and mine, since I’m usually dipping into their snack bags myself.  Today, Sue (from What’s Cookin’ at Sue’s) shares a great, easy Trail Mix, perfect for trips to the park, the zoo, or even a picnic in the backyard:

DSC00636I’ve had enough fish crackers.  I don’t even really like them very much.  I find myself eating them though, because they’re always in the house and because it’s very easy to grab myself a handful.  I made up this trail mix for myself, but with my children in mind.  Now that spring is upon us, and I’m out and about for hours at a time with children who are constantly asking for a snack, I want to provide something that they would like, but that I can also enjoy.  I get hungry too, after a couple of hours at the zoo.  This has a variety of sweet, salty, crunchy and chewy, dried fruits, nuts, seeds, and cereal. {keep reading…}

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