MLK Day of Service Ideas

Monday, January 18 marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals,  strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. In… Read More

MLK Day of Service Ideas

Pinwheels for Peace 2017

To celebrate International Day of Peace EVERY year on September 21st Peace Day can be honored with Pinwheels for Peace!   Pinwheels for Peace 2017 is a wonderful project for CT kids of all ages and families together to show our wishes around the world! It is a visual public statement about peace.  Schools and Girl Scout troops …. Read More

Pinwheels for Peace 2017

Best Corn Mazes in CT

At Foster Family Farm, your family will find a variety of fall, family fun! Two large corn mazes, which cover over 8 acres of land; each with roughly 2 miles of trails! And don’t miss the hayrides, pumpkin picking, farm animals, kid play areas, and much more outdoor play.  Learn more about their UConn themed-mazes this… Read More

Best Corn Mazes in CT

Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers

Now is the Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers!  Calling all makers, tinkerers, entrepreneurs, inventors, techies, scientists, engineers, artists, designers, performers, dreamers, and schemers! This third annual event is Saturday October 7, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Tunxis Community College, conveniently located off Route 72 on the Farmington and Bristol town lines, near Plainville,… Read More

Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers

9/11 Day of Service

Let’s learn about 9/11 Day of Service together and reach out to others in Connecticut! Did you know that in 2009 the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama joined together to pass bi-partisan national service legislation that formally designated September 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance? Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is… Read More

9/11 Day of Service

Apple Picking in Connecticut Now

Apple Picking in Connecticut Now!  One of our favorite times of year because we get to enjoy all things fall! Travel around with us, please — give us your updates on Facebook and together we can share how to feed ourselves better, keep active with our kids, and support local farmers and businesses. A solid resource is the… Read More

Apple Picking in Connecticut Now

Plan a Trip to WaterFire Providence this Season

Plan a Trip to WaterFire Providence this Season on Sunday, September 3, for a special gathering to reaffirm the importance of the RI Holocaust Memorial at 7:15pm. The names of many RI survivors have just been added to the Memorial. September 3rd, 2017 – Full Lighting event activities begin on Washington Street at 6:00 p.m. See… Read More

Plan a Trip to WaterFire Providence this Season

Labor Day Events in CT

Summer comes to an end . . . so we savor the last minutes to experience our favorite places and enjoy family leisure time!  Here we give you some ideas of Labor Day Events in CT. Friday, September 1 Woodstock Fair begins and continues through the entire long weekend. Haddam Neck Fair  through Monday, 9/4… Read More

Labor Day Events in CT

Back to School DIY Ideas

Summer vacation is approaching its end and our focus shifts to back to school.  For older kids let them use their remaining free time crafting to get ready with these Back to School DIY Ideas! Creating DIY back to school supplies is a fabulous way to inspire kids to get excited about returning to school. Moms… Read More

Back to School DIY Ideas

Family Events CT, MA, RI for Solar Eclipse 2017!

The countdown is ON!   We are less than 1 week away from the first total solar eclipse in the US in 99 years so we’ve picked fun and educational Family Events CT, MA, RI for Solar Eclipse 2017!   A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon completely covers the sun creating total darkness during the… Read More

Family Events CT, MA, RI for Solar Eclipse 2017!

Summer DIY Projects for Kids & Teens

Summer DIY Projects for Kids & Teens inspire not only creativity and enjoyment but keep young brains problem solving and inventing during vacation down time.  We’ve gathered some ideas from specialty bloggers we admire just for you! Courtesy of Tanner & Courtney of A Little Craft in Your Day, here’s their list of “The Best… Read More

Summer DIY Projects for Kids & Teens