We are about to set off for Mexico on an Anniversary trip. That means NO KIDS. I am conflicted. I reeeeeeeaaaaaaaallllllly want to go but I’m nervous to leave the kids. I know their in good hands, but I will miss them. I worry. I’m crazy!
I think my daughter could sense this. She gave me this letter. I promptly put it in my suitcase to bring with me. Because that’s what neurotic mothers do.
This weekend we’re headed south, to the Cape and The Red Jacket Resort in South Yarmouth. We are looking forward to April Adventures Family Week at “The Beach”.
There we will be a myriad of activities for all ages. The popular Kids’ Klub will be in session all week and Markus and Angelique Steelgrave will be there to add more than a touch of magic to vacation days.Plus kite making, “Paint & Wine” nights, X Box One tournaments, culinary demonstrations, martini samplings, s’more nights at the beach campfire, movies on the big screen, an in-house caricaturist, and much more.And, while the kids are being entertained, the Otis Cole Aveda Exclusive Spa is available to pamper ME with special value treatments.
7:30 – 11:00 am Breakfast in Dining Room at leisure.
12:00 – 2:00 pm Luncheon in Asa Eldridge Pub on own.
1:30 – 3:00 pm Kite Fun … decorate and build your own kite.Complimentary materials.
5:00 – 7:00 pm Balloon Magic & Tattoos at the Oceanfront Pavilion
5:30 – 8:30 pm Dinner on own.
7:00 – 9:00 pm “Paint & Wine” at the Oceanfront Pavilion for all ages. “Coketails” for those under 21.
8:00 pm Dive-In Movie on the Big Screen
These activities will continue into the high season – SUMMER. Oh my goodness can we all just talk about how excited we are for summer right now? I am so excited about summer that I am about to head down the Cape and just pretend it’s summer at the Red Jacket Resort. Yep. Doin’ it.
So who wants to head down the Cape with me this April vacation a pretend like it’s summer?!?
Red Jacket Resorts has given me two night to giveaway to YOU!
Enter here and we’ll do this quick. Ends Thursday morning so you can plan your week!
Disclosure: This post (and my sharing on social media) was inspired by my participation in a program with Red Jacket Resorts. I was given a complimentary stay at Red Jacket Resort. All opinions are my own.
In 2015, the Red Sox are “Calling All Kids” to join Red Sox Kid Nation!
The first 25,000 kids registered for Red Sox Kid Nation will receive a free ticket to a 2015 game. You read that right, the team has committed 25,000 free tickets to kids in 2015. Free tickets can be redeemed by signing up for Kid Nation: redsox.com/kidnation. This is also the first time that entry level membership to Kid Nation if free. Free membership and a free ticket!
The free tickets are not the only element of “Calling All Kids” as the team is also making Fenway Park an even more kid-friendly atmosphere with the addition of:
Gate K & Kid Nation Concourse – A special new entrance at Fenway dedicated to children and families located adjacent to Gate B near the corner of Van Ness and Ipswich Streets. The gate will lead fans into the new Kid Nation Concourse featuring new attractions for young fans, including: A seven-foot giant Wally bobblehead, Interactive video wall, Life-size images & footprints Red Sox players, Balloon artist, stilt walker, and face painter, Kid-themed concessions including a $5 kids meal (mini hot dog, cotton candy, and a small juice)
Wally’s Clubhouse – Red Sox Kid Nation Clubhouse is being transformed into the new “Wally’s Clubhouse,” open from the 3rd to the 7th inning season-long, providing families with a respite from inclement weather, a place to play and walk around, and a welcoming venue for children to meet Wally the Green Monster.
Red Sox Kids Crew – A new group of Fenway Park staff, Red Sox Kids Crew, will greet kids as they enter Gate K, lead children in games, and provide families with assistance and information about kid-friendly Fenway Park activities.
Student Tickets – All high school and college students 15 and over with a student ID can purchase tickets for only $9 for every regular season home game. The tickets guarantee at least an entry into standing room, but the club will also upgrade to seats when they are available.
Good things are happening at Fenway this year for kids!
I get to know about all of this good stuff and tell you all about across social media because I am a part of the #RedSoxMoms program. I get do some fun stuff like go to games in return for my participation.
Snow? Freezing cold? Don’t worry! A certain reminder that spring will come: the Big Apple Circus will return to Boston in 3 weeks, with their 37th all-new show…
They will be playing under the Big Top at on City Hall Plaza March 24 – May 10.
Hurry, hurry! — Fly away to the magical ring, to the circus — to the Big Apple Circus! — where an All-New Show — METAMORPHOSIS — with astonishing acts and startling transformations will transport you to a realm of enchantment under the Big Top! For its 37th Season, Big Apple Circus soars on wings of artifice and illusion, to a dreamscape domain where no one sits more than 50 feet from the ring, and nothing is impossible! Big Apple Circus presents METAMORPHOSIS in its annual Boston engagement at City Hall Plaza from Tuesday, March 24 through Sunday, May 10, 2015.
To save 20% per order for select performances, use the code APPLE* when buying tickets online at http://www.bigapplecircus.org/ by phone at 888-541-3750, and at the box office.
*Limited availability. Offer good on select seats and shows. Other conditions apply. Children under 3 are free on the lap of a paid adult, one child per lap.
Enter to win our giveaway for 4 tickets to the show on Saturday, March 28 at 4:30 pm!
a Rafflecopter giveaway This post (and my sharing on social media) was inspired by my participation in promotion by The Big Apple Circus. I have been given free admission to the show for this post. Image used with permission. All opinions are my own.
My middle brought home some papers in her folder the other day. As elementary schoolers have a habit of doing. The amount of paper these kids bring home is suffocating. It’s everywhere. Some get hung up, some get put in the hanging file on the wall, some ends up on my desk. There is paper the children have manipulated in some way on every surface of my house.
But this one was special. I saw it and knew you would love it.
Happy Presidents Day or Katy Perry Day. Whichever.
The caption says “He didn’t go to school for a long time.”
I asked her very cheekily if this was George Washington or Katy Perry.
She burst out laughing. “Oh my gosh mama it does sort of look like her. I didn’t mean for it too.”
In her defense we did just watch the Superbowl halftime show two days prior to this illustration. Had there been a dancing shark in the picture too I would have been much more concerned, or amused.
A quote by Neil Barringham. Made pretty by the people at the blog Are you Serious.
You can buy a postcard of it there :-)
This snow outside is quite high and I’m dreaming of spring and the smell of grass. But that’s not what this quote is about is it. I’m am in and out on here and on social media becasue I’ve been spending more time watering the grass at home ;-)