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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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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Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere a Chickpea!

May 13, 13 Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere a Chickpea!

Posted by in Rants & Raves

We call them crunchy things in our house. The yummy crunchy, usually salty, snacks that we know aren’t good for us but we love anyway. “Do you want some crunchy things?” I say. We buy healthy crunchy things. But they’re not what they are KWIM? Like vegetable chips or sticks. The kids just think they’re...

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Sweet Andy’s Cookie Review – YUM!

Mar 06, 13 Sweet Andy’s Cookie Review – YUM!

Posted by in Rants & Raves, Videos

A giant box of cookies landed on my doorstep the other other day. All hail the baking gods! And the people at Sweet Andy’s Cookies of course. Here’s what I thought… There is supposed to be a video here. No? Please refresh your browser – it will appear like magic...

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Art of Animation Cars Suite Video Tour

Feb 22, 13 Art of Animation Cars Suite Video Tour

Posted by in Disney, Travel, Videos

When we were at Walt Disney World we stayed at the brand new Art of Animation Resort. As soon as I saw pictures of the Cars Suite I KNEW that’s where I wanted to stay. My 2 yo has seen the movies at least 100 times. They all love it. I investigated a lot of other options and kept coming back to the Cozy Cone ;-) Besides the...

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Wine I’m Likelii to love

Nov 15, 12 Wine I’m Likelii to love

Posted by in Rants & Raves, The Kitchen

Yes, please. For love of all that is good and grapey can someone please tell me what wine I will like? You? You site on the internet you will tell me? I’m game! When I go into the liquor store (packy for those of you of a certain age and live in New England) I am sometimes (always) dumbfounded by what wine to choose. I know...

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