Easter Events in Western MA

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in ,

Easter is coming up this Sunday, and there are plenty of events happening in Western MA for the entire family! Are you looking to meet the Easter bunny or participate in an Easter Egg Hunt? There is something for everyone this weekend. Here’s a list of some upcoming events happening in the area. Friday April 18th Springfield– The Springfield Museum will host Spring Into Easter  ! There will be a live animal demonstration, a visit with the Easter Bunny, puppet shows,...

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The Fresh Air Fund

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in ,

  Living in Massachusetts many of us grew up playing tag in the front yard, swimming in our backyards, riding bicycles down our street and more summertime activities. However, not every child is as fortunate as us and did not grow up living in suburban neighborhoods. I came across an article on Masslive that caught my attention.  It is about the “Fresh Air Fund”, something I have never heard of and thought was a great cause to blog about. The Fresh Air Fund is an...

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“Mobilize the Earth”- Earth Day 2012

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in ,

On Sunday April 22, 2012 countries from around the world will be celebrating the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day.  Earth Day was originally founded by Gaylord Nelson in 1970. The idea of Earth Day was brought to his attention after the 1969 massive oil spills; the idea was inspired by a group of students in the anti-war movement.  He realized that if he raised public awareness on the dangers of the environment, it would force environmental protection into the national...

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Plant.Eat.Create. Guest Blog Post: Improving A Renter’s Bathroom

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in

Before and After: Improving A Renter’s Bathroom   By Kristin of Plant.Eat.Create   For any of you out there who are apartment dwellers or have a tight decorating budget, it can often feel like our options are really limited when trying to improve spaces with in our homes. Enter my renter’s bathroom.  A long narrow space that had some good things and some bad things, all of which I had to work with.   Before:       Good things: Space- I...

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Why Your Keys Could Welcome An Intruder

Posted by on Feb 7, 2011 in

In efforts to make doing business easier, many places now offer “loyalty tags” in which you can earn reward points towards your next purchase just by flashing your loyalty key tag. These key tags are usually added to your key ring to make shopping easier. However, it has recently been discovered that these tags could pose a threat to your privacy. In recent news, a woman reported that she had lost her set of keys while shopping and despite announcements through the...

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