Fall Inspired Snacks

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in ,

Fall is officially here and it’s time for pumpkin picking, football, bonfires, Halloween and more! One of the best things about fall is the pumpkin and apple flavoring that is everywhere. Here are two easy snacks that are perfect for any party this fall, or even just for yourself! Pumpkin Dip Ingredients • 15 oz can of pumpkin • 5 oz box of instant vanilla pudding (just use the powder- do not make the pudding) • 16 oz container of cool whip • ½ tbsp pumpkin pie spice • ½...

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7 Free Back to School Apps for Parents

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in

7 Free Back to School Apps for Parents

It’s that time of year again….. the children are headed back to school! This might be an exciting yet, stressful time for many children and parents. As we are all aware, we live in a time where technology pretty much rules the world, so we might as well take advantage of it and make life easier. These FREE applications for your Apple or Android device help you with everything you need to plan, prep and help your child’s school year run smoothly. If you click on the names it...

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Safe Boating Tips

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in ,

Summertime is the perfect time to grab your friends and family and head out on the lake with your boat. It’s a personal favorite of mine! However, in order to ensure that everyone has a fun and safe time, there are precautions you should always remember before heading out on your boat. • Use lifejackets. The majority of drowning victims as a result of boating accidents are those that weren’t wearing lifejackets. Make sure you are not one of those statistics. • Do not swim...

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Grilling this summer? A meal you must try!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in ,

July is “National Grilling Month” perfect for all of the summer BBQ’s that are happening. However, if you’re like me you might be getting sick of hamburgers and hot dogs already. Below are some recipes you can try out for your next cookout. Not only is it something new to try but get this…they are actually healthy too! First start with your drink… “Flat Tummy Water” This water is a personal favorite of mine; I make it 1-2 times a week. It is easy to make and is very...

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Firework Displays in Western MA

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in ,

Firework Displays in Western MA

It’s almost July which means it’s time to watch some dazzling firework displays to celebrate the 4th of July! Fireworks are my personal favorite, so I wanted to create a list of firework displays happening in Western MA within the next month so you can chose the best ones to attend….or maybe even attend them all! Friday June 27th Holyoke- 6pm- The city’s annual 4th of July fireworks at Holyoke Community College. There will be food, music and fun for the whole family. (Rain...

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