Red Jacket Mountain View Resort Review and Giveaway

Oct 14, 14 Red Jacket Mountain View Resort Review and Giveaway

Posted by in Family, Travel

Last weekend the Red Jacket Inn Mountain View Resort hosted the ViolaCay family! The kids were um, excited to say the least. And natch, we made a video… The Red Jacket Mountain View Resort is in North Conway, New Hampshire. The White Mountains are beautiful, there is outlet shopping , and of course Storyland is there. For...

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Great Wolf Lodge New England for the Holidays

Oct 03, 14 Great Wolf Lodge New England for the Holidays

Posted by in Family, Places, Rants & Raves, Travel, Uncategorized

Last weekend my family and I were asked to attend a Howliday sneak peek at Great Wolf Lodge New England!   We got to experience Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas all in one sitting! First we started with Howl-o-ween. The kids decorated treat bags and got some candy from the witch. During the month of October kids will get in...

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King Richard’s Faire

Sep 30, 14 King Richard’s Faire

Posted by in Events, Family, Travel

I took the fam to King Richard’s Faire last weekend. The first thing I learned is that you can’t bring food in. M’lady at the gate was very pissy about that. Heh. Second, you need cash. And a lot of it. They don’t take credit and all the performers ask for tips. That’s how they make a living...

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Curious George Curious About Me App Review

Sep 27, 14 Curious George Curious About Me App Review

Posted by in Family, Parenting, Toys & Tech

I have three kids (8,6,4) and my littlest is dying to read like the big kids! The Curious About Me app is a wonderful way to get the non readers and new readers like him to write their own story. And THEN the app reads the story back to them. It reads them the story they just wrote. Cool! Curious George and the man with the yellow...

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Is he still allergic? Retesting for Food Allergies

Sep 09, 14 Is he still allergic? Retesting for Food Allergies

Posted by in Family, Parenting, Rants & Raves

Some allergists recommend retesting for food allergies every two years. Some say you should retest every year. Some, because their allergies are always changing, do it every six months. At this point in his young life we are on the one year plan for my son. He had a reaction when he was two. Followed up by a positive blood test....

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Wordless Wednesday – Week 10 of Summer in pics

Sep 03, 14 Wordless Wednesday – Week 10 of Summer in pics

Posted by in Family, Parenting, Photos, Rants & Raves, Travel

Yeeeeeeha the kids are back at school! But that means that summer is ovah – OVER. We had such a lovely, fun, idyllic, wonderful summer. Truly we did. We spent lazy days at the pool and the lake in the beginning learning to swim and being with friends.We were so fortunate to be able to spend most of August away. And then come...

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